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Dangerous Heat Wave from the Midwest to East Coast

A large ridge of high pressure extending from the Central to Eastern U.S. will deliver a dangerous summer heat wave through the weekend. Widespread excessive heat warnings and heat advisories already cover the Eastern two-thirds of the country. A number of record highs and overnight warm minimum temperatures are likely. Heat indices will surge past 100 degrees and approach the 110s. Heat Safety! Read More >

Overview

A late-season winter storm slowly moved northeast across the region on April 10 through 12th. Blizzard conditions hit the southern Red River Valley and adjacent areas during the day on Thursday, April 11th. With the Red River flooding and cresting in the central valley, area roadways where particularly dangerous as slide offs ended up in water-filled ditches and could have ended up in flooded rivers. See the tabs for the summary of this particularly late-season winter storm.

 

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