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Critical Fire Weather Threats will Expand Across Central and Southern Coastal Mountains in California

Damaging offshore winds may down trees and power lines and fire weather threats across much of California. Critical fire weather threats are expected in the central and southern coastal ranges. Heavy snow is continuing in the Great Lakes, and will develop in the Central and Southern Rockies. High winds and heavy snow is occurring for parts of Alaska. Heavy rain in Hawaii will continue. Read More >

Snow and ice accumulation does not impact river conditions right away, but is instead stored at the soil's surface. During warmer periods, snow cover melts, which may cause river rises similar to that caused by rainfall. Snow cover is modeled to help improve river forecasts.

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