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Heavy Rain Continues in the Mid-Atlantic; Powerful System is Approaching the West Coast

A strong weather system will continue producing heavy rain from the Ohio Valley to the Mid-Atlantic through tonight. As the system moves north and taps into some colder air, freezing rain and snow will develop for portions of the Northeast. In the West, a powerful storm system will bring rain, high elevation snow, and gusty winds to portions of California and the Northwest tonight and Sunday. Read More >

Overview

A squall line developed in a strongly sheared environment in western Kansas Christmas Day. Damaging winds and several weak tornadoes occurred as the squall line moved rapidly eastward. Each tornado moved at least 60 mph and lasted only a few minutes.
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