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A Variety of Weather Hazards This Thanksgiving

A variety of weather hazards can be expected this Thanksgiving. Critical fire weather threats are likely in parts of southern California and the Southwest. Meanwhile, isolated strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible from east and southeast Texas into Louisiana. Finally, a cold front will pass through the East with some rain showers, thunderstorms and a wintry mix for northern New England. Read More >

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