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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 >

Overview

A slow-moving cold front and a weak surface low associated with the remnants of the Tropical Depression Bud, brought areas of heavy rain across the region during the night of June 17-18. A swath of 1 to almost 4 inches of rain fell from northeastern Nebraska to southwestern Minnesota.

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Radar Image at 11 pm (White Dots depict Lightning Strikes)

Lightning Data from: National Lightning Detection Network (NLDN)

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Strong Storms moving over Ponca, Nebraska. Photo taken 3 miles west of Ponca, NE.

Credit: Brian Nelson

Street Flooding in Vermillion area

Credit: Derek Thompson

24- Hour Observed Precipitation 

 

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