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Active Western Storms; Quiet in the East

A cold weather system will produce heavy mountain snow and gusty winds across the Intermountain West and central Rockies. Windy conditions associated with this storm will produce critical fire weather threats for parts of the central High Plains and elevated threats into the south Plains. An approaching storm may produce showers with areas of heavy mountain snow on the West Coast. Read More >

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