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Lingering Heavy Rain Threat Along the Central Gulf Coast; Rain in the Pacific Northwest; Critical Fire Weather

Locally heavy rainfall may bring flash flooding along the central Gulf Coast today and Saturday from southeast Louisiana to the Florida Panhandle. A strong cold front will bring heavy rain with the arrival of cooler temperatures to the Northwest through the weekend. Widespread critical fire weather due to dry, gusty winds is forecast from the Great Basin into the northern Plains. Read More >

 Winter 2018-2019 Events

  •  March 17, 2019: Narrow stripe of heavy snow overnight that melted that day
  •  January 2019: Fourth snowiest January on record for Rockford, IL
  •  January 30-31, 2019: Record to near-record cold temperatures across northern Illinois, with Rockford reaching all-time record low
  •  January 28, 2019: Heavy snowfall across northern Illinois and northwest Indiana, making for messy Monday morning commute
  •  January 18-21, 2019: Widespread snow brings 6+" to northern Illinois followed by heavy lake effect snow into northwest Indiana