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Temperatures Well Above Normal in the Southwest & California; Snow Possible in the Northern Plains

Much above average temperatures will continue from California, through the Southwest and into the Great Basin, with poor air quality due to ongoing wildfires. Elsewhere, a slow-moving storm over the Northern High Plains will reach the Upper Great Lakes by Wednesday. This system will produce areas of snow, rain, and freezing rain. Rainy weather will also continue over parts of Florida. Read More >

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