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Powerful Storm to Impact Eastern Third of U.S. this weekend.

A developing storm system will bring a myriad of significant impacts this weekend. Heavy snow up to 18 inches from the Ohio Valley to the Northeast, and ice up to a quarter of an inch is forecast in places. Heavy rain may cause flash flooding from the Mid-South to the Mid-Atlantic. Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and isolated tornadoes will be possible in the Deep South. Read More >

Overview

Multiple rounds of very heavy rain fell across much of the western portions of Upper Michigan during the 2018 Father's Day weekend (June 15th - 17th). The hardest-hit area was in Houghton County, MI, in which widespread rain amounts of 3 to almost 7 inches were measured, causing massive amounts of damage to the City of Houghton and surrounding areas.

 

 

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MRMS Gage Corrected Radar Estimates of Rain in the Early Morning June 17th
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