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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 >


Straight line winds from a line of storms that moved through the area during the morning hours of May 23, 2019 caused widespread damage across the forecast area. Most areas saw winds of around 60 to 70 mph, however some areas saw enhanced wind speTable Propertieseds estimated at 70 to 85 mph. A gustnado may have occurred near Paulding, OH. For more details on the wind damage reports and the public information statement released, select the "storm reports" tab below. 

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Storm damage in Leesburg, IN (Megan Dodson, IWX) Storm damage in Van Wert, OH (Rick McCoy, EMA)

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Page last updated: May 25, 2019 4:35 PM EDT


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