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Typhoon Bualoi Moving Away from CNMI; Strong to Severe Storms in the Southeast Today

Typhoon Bualoi is moving northwest and away from CNMI, but heavy rain and gusty winds will continue today. A cold front moves into the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic with potential for severe storms with damaging winds and brief tornadoes. Out West, a new storm will bring mountain snow and strong winds, which will increase fire weather threats for portions of California through Friday. Read More >


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March 1.13 2.13 (13th in 1922)
April 1.33 2.65 (30th in 1999)
May 2.50 3.95 (15th in 1951)
June 3.28 4.92 (10th in 1984)
July 2.68 5.74 (7th in 2010)
August 2.94 4.02 (7th in 1906)
 September  1.88 3.48 (21st in 1900)




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