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Powerful Storm to Impact Eastern Third of U.S. this weekend.

A developing storm system will bring a myriad of significant impacts this weekend. Heavy snow up to 18 inches from the Ohio Valley to the Northeast, and ice up to a quarter of an inch is forecast in places. Heavy rain may cause flash flooding from the Mid-South to the Mid-Atlantic. Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and isolated tornadoes will be possible in the Deep South. Read More >

Flash Flood Watch for the 416 Fire Burn Scar  

from 12 PM Saturday until Midnight


A Flash Flood Watch is in effect from 12 pm Saturday until midnight for the burn scar area of the 416 Fire in La Plata County encompassed in the area in green below. Locations downhill and downstream from burned areas are very susceptible to flash flooding and debris flows, especially near steep terrain. Want to learn more about flooding and debris flows? Check out this cool webpage our NWS neighbors to the north in Riverton created explaining all about them!