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Severe Thunderstorms In The Upper Midwest; A Sweltering Heat Wave For The West

Severe thunderstorms may bring flash flooding and a risk for a few tornadoes across parts of Iowa, southern/eastern Minnesota and western Wisconsin today. A sweltering heat wave with record breaking temperatures is expected the rest of the week in much of the West. Numerous excessive heat warnings and advisories are already in effect across Arizona, California and Nevada. Read More >

Cold Front Brings Snow to the Divide Mountains and Front Range through Monday

 

Snow has develop across portions of northern Colorado and northeast Utah and will continue to spread southward tonight. While most of the significant snow looks to stay on the eastern slopes and Front Range, the I-70 corridor from Vail to Vail Pass and northern and central Colorado mountains along the Divide will see impacts from this snow.  The highest snowfall rates will occur this evening. The snow will impact the San Juans by early Monday morning with dry air behind it.  For the northern Colorado mountains including the Elkhead and Park Ranges, expect 6 to 10 inches with locally higher amounts, while the central Colorado mountains including Vail Pass along I-70 can expect 4 to 8 inches. Dry air will filter in behind the front on Monday, however the next system will arrive quickly on its heels bringing more snow to the Divide Mountains on Tuesday.  

 

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