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Stormy Weather in the Northwest; Fire Weather Threat Redeveloping in Southern California this Weekend

An active fall storm pattern in the Pacific Northwest is bringing heavy rain and high elevation snow to the region which will persist through this weekend. Strong winds associated with this system will bring a renewed period of critical fire weather to southern California later this weekend into next week. Read More >

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Last Map Update: Fri, Oct. 20, 2017 at 5:50:15 am CDT

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Showers and thunderstorms are expected to move north across locations mainly along and east of Interstate 35 today (Friday). Rainfall totals will range up to around half an inch with the highest totals east of Interstate 35. A strong or marginally severe storm is possible producing damaging winds and hail. Otherwise, it will be mostly cloudy today with highs in the 70s and winds of 5-15 mph with slightly higher gusts.
Thunderstorm chances will increase on Saturday as an upper level trough and a cold front approach. The best storm chances will begin Saturday afternoon mainly east of I-35, but will increase area-wide Saturday evening and overnight as the front moves in. The best potential for severe weather will be Saturday afternoon and evening, for areas mainly north of the I-20 corridor. Large hail and damaging wind would be the primary severe threats, though an isolated tornado cannot be ruled out.
With the strong possibility of severe weather across the area late Saturday through early Sunday, this is a good time to review your severe weather terminology.

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