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Inclement Weather Continues in the West; Heavy Precipitation Possible Over The Southern And Eastern U.S. Next Week

The inclement weather pattern over the western U.S. will likely continue into the weekend. Potential exists for additional rain over burn scar areas in California, heavy mountain snow, and critical fire weather over the Plains. By next week, Heavy rain with potential flooding will be possible over the southern U.S. with wintry precipitation from the Mid Atlantic to the Northeast early to mid week. Read More >


Two rounds of light to moderate precipitation moved across the area from early in the morning of February 19th through the morning of February 20th. The first round on Monday, February 19th brought light accumulations of freezing drizzle from eastern Nebraska, through northwest Iowa into southern Minnesota. The second round of precipitation produced widespread snowfall accumulations of 2 to 4 inches across southeast South Dakota and southwest Minnesota Monday night into Tuesday morning.

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