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Additional Heavy Rain in the Southwest into Sodden Texas, Spreading East This Week

An upper trough tapping into tropical moisture will continue producing locally heavy rain from the Southwest and Four Corners into Texas. Willa remnants deepen across Texas on Wednesday forming into a coastal low that is forecast to move slowly eastward into the Florida Panhandle later this week. Meanwhile, a system in the Northeast may produce several inches of snow across portions of Maine. Read More >

Winter Storm of March 31, 2018

 

A potent and fast-moving winter storm impacted the western Great Lakes on March 31st dropping a swath of 7 to 10 inches from central Minnesota, northern Wisconsin, and southern Upper Michigan. The snow came down very heavily, with snow falling at rates 1 to 2 inches per hour.  In Norway, MI, our CO-OP observer measured 2.7 inches of snow in one hour at peak intensity!

 

 

 

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Regional mid-level water vapor (e.g. moisture, shaded) and surface pressure (black lines) from 3 AM EDT to 2 PM EDT, March 31, 2018. 

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