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Damaging Winds Likely Over Portions Of Montana, Locally Heavy Rain And Flooding Over The Appalachians

Very strong to damaging winds with gusts up to 80 mph are expected over portions of Montana Saturday into Sunday. Winds of this magnitude could down trees and power lines leading to power outages. Over the eastern U.S., a low pressure system will spread locally heavy rainfall from the Appalachians to the Mid Atlantic region on Saturday. Further north, a wintry mix is expected over New England. Read More >


On August 8, 2015, a slow moving cold front tracked across northern Minnesota and interacted with an unstable air mass and the remnants of an out-flow boundary to produce scattered showers and thunderstorms over the Northland. A number of these storms became strong to severe with large hail and heavy rain the main impacts.


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