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Powerful Storm to Impact Eastern Third of U.S. this weekend.

A developing storm system will bring a myriad of significant impacts this weekend. Heavy snow up to 18 inches from the Ohio Valley to the Northeast, and ice up to a quarter of an inch is forecast in places. Heavy rain may cause flash flooding from the Mid-South to the Mid-Atlantic. Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and isolated tornadoes will be possible in the Deep South. Read More >

Overview

Scattered thunderstorms developed across south central Lower Michigan and extreme northwest Ohio during the late afternoon of August 6th. These storms produced isolated wind damage. Numerous showers and thunderstorms then developed across the remainder of the region during the afternoon and evening hours. These storms produced isolated large hail and isolated wind damage. An NWS storm survey team also concluded an EF-1 tornado occurred in Kosciusko county. In addition to the isolated severe weather, localized flooding was reported.

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