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Early Season Winter Storm Moves into the Northeast; Cold Front Brings Snow Across the Northern Rockies into the Upper Midwest

The early season winter storm spreads to the Northeast bringing snow, sleet, and freezing rain to the region, in addition to gusty winds and coastal flooding. A series of cold fronts dropping southward from Canada will lead to snow across the Northern/Central Rockies into the Northern Plains and Upper Midwest. Read More >



    

What's Expected:


Hot and humid conditions will be seen across the area through Saturday evening. Temperatures in the 90s are expected Friday and Saturday with overnight low temperatures only in the 70s. Humidity levels will reach oppressive levels. This will lead to heat indices in the 100 to 110 degree range during the afternoon and evening hours.

Heat-related illnesses will be possible.

Heat stroke is an emergency, call 911.
 

What to Do:

  • Drink plenty of water.
  • Wear light-colored and loose-fitting clothing.
  • Take frequent breaks in air-conditioning or in the shade.
  • Stay out of the sun.  If you must be in the sun, wear sunscreen and a hat.
  • Check on relatives and neighbors, especially the elderly, sick and those without AC.
  • Never leave kids or pets in a parked car. 
    LOOK before you LOCK.
  • Reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or evening. 

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