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Snow Will Persist in the Northeast and Great Lake States

Heavy Lake Effect snow will continue to the lee of the Great Lakes for the next couple of days. Snow will also return to the Northeast by Tuesday as another front moves in. Bitter cold wind chills can be expected in the Upper Mississippi Valley. Freezing temperatures will even impact central Florida. Meanwhile, elevated fire weather conditions will persist in southern California. Read More >

February 6th and 11-12th Ice and Snow





Minor snow accumulations of around half an inch or less occurred from Northern Jasper and Newton Counties to across Central Louisiana during the morning of February 6th. Temperatures warmed during the afternoon melting the snow, however some minor road closures still occurred. This was the 3rd time wintery precipitation accumulated in the area during the 2013-2014 winter. 





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While small hail and rain occurred across far South Louisiana freezing rain was accumulating in Central Louisiana. Numerous power outages occurred in Rapides and Avoyelles Parishes where one quarter to just less than half an inch of ice occurred from February 11th into the 12th. This was the 4th winter weather event in the area of the 2013-2014 winter season.