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Unsettled Weather for Northwest, Central and Eastern U.S. Leading Up To Thanksgiving

A pre-Thanksgiving storm system will develop over the Central U.S. Tuesday then move through the East on Thanksgiving. Isolated strong to severe thunderstorms are possible from the south-central Plains into the lower Mississippi Valley while heavy snow is forecast for the central Rockies. Several fronts will keep the Northwest unsettled through midweek with rain, mountain snow and gusty winds. Read More >

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