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Heavy Snow And Hazardous Travel Conditions Expected Over The Rockies, Locally Heavy Rainfall Over The South

Heavy snow and hazardous travel conditions will persist over portions of the central and southern Rockies into Friday before diminishing. A cold front will track eastward bringing the potential for locally heavy rainfall from the south central U.S. to the Appalachians into Saturday. Localized flooding will be possible. Read More >

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