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Storm Moving through the South; Pacific Storm to Impact the West this Weekend

A storm is expected to develop over the southern High Plains today and track to the Mid-Atlantic through Friday with showers and thunderstorms. On the northern edge, snow, ice, and/or a wintry mix is possible over the central Plains. A significant storm is expected to arrive late Friday through the weekend with rain, heavy mountain snow, and gusty winds for much of the West. Read More >

May 21, 2004 High Wind Event


These radar pictures show the powerful squall line that brought damaging thunderstorm wind gusts to much of the region. A person was killed when a tree fell on a car at 12:15pm in Coloma.  Two more people were killed in the same way at 1:00pm in Sturgis and also three miles north of Colon.  Three Rivers experienced 78mph winds at 12:41pm.

Hail one inch in diameter was reported one mile northwest of Fort Wayne at 1:45pm and in Decatur at 2:27pm.

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