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Record Warmth for the Central and West; Active Weather for Alaska and Hawaii

High pressure from the west coast to the southeast will bring above normal temperatures through Friday. Meanwhile, strong low pressure near the Great Lakes will bring rain and snow showers with occasional gusty winds. A developing storm for Alaska may bring heavy snow, blizzard conditions and bitterly cold temperatures this weekend. The State of Hawaii may also see flooding into the weekend. Read More >

A test of our tornado warning system today as part of Severe Weather Awareness Week was not intended to be broadcast as a Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA). The new code for our Common Alerting Protocol Handler, implemented last week, mistakenly allowed the test to go out over WEA as an actual warning. The software was fixed immediately.