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Severe Storms in the Midwest and Ohio Valley; Strong Winter Storm in the West; Critical Fire Weather in the Plains

Severe storms capable of producing large hail, damaging winds, and tornadoes, some of which could be strong will be possible in the Midwest and Ohio Valley through tonight. A strong winter storm continues to produce impacts across the west including heavy snow, gusty winds and rain. Critical fire weather conditions will continue across the Texas Panhandle into Oklahoma through this evening. Read More >


Heat can be a killer. The combination of hot weather and high humidity can quickly cause heat-related illness to set in. The National Weather Service issues advisories for high heat to warn you of the dangers. These alerts are issued when an excessive heat event is occurring, is imminent, or has a very high probability of occurrence.

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