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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 >

Overview

An energetic disturbance, originally from the Pacific Ocean, came towards and enveloped the region with snow after cold air came in Saturday. The event started around 7 am EST from west to east as low pressure system moved through the area. As the system exited to the east an impressive single lake effect band developed pushing southward from Lake Michigan. Widespread snow across the area ranged between 3-6" with heavier amounts near the lake due to the lake effect band.
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