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Storm System To Lift From The Southern U.S. To Great Lakes Over The Next Couple Of Days

A storm will develop, intensify and lift northward from the southern Plains to the Great Lakes over the next two days. The weather hazards of most concern today are severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, isolated large hail and tornadoes and heavy rain with possible flooding in the Lower Mississippi Valley and Mid South. Then on Thursday, a zone of heavy snow may fall in Iowa and Wisconsin. Read More >

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WEATHER SYNOPSIS FOR GREAT LAKES
FORECAST POSITIONS FOR 1 AM EST MONDAY...DEEPENING LOW CENTER 29.25 INCHES EXTREME SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA WITH COLD FRONT AND WINDSHIFT LINE SOUTHWARD TO SOUTHEAST MISSOURI. LOW MOVING NORTH-NORTHEASTWARD TO ABOUT 200 MILES NORTH OF EASTERN LAKE SUPERIOR WITH COLD FRONT AND WINDSHIFT LINE IN ARC TO EASTERN NEW YORK TO WEST VIRGINIA MIDNIGHT MONDAY.

OUTLOOK...DEEP LOW MOVING TO EAST OF JAMES BAY. WEAK RIDGE MOVING FROM NORTHERN PLAINS STATES TO UPPER AND MID MISSISSIPPI VALLEY.

LAKE SUPERIOR
GALE WARNINGS IN EFFECT
WEST HALF...
EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS 28 TO 40 KNOTS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KNOTS THE REMAINDER OF TONIGHT BECOMING NORTH TO NORTHWEST 35 TO 45 KNOTS MONDAY. RAIN MIXED WITH SNOW AT TIMES. SOME THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 5 TO 10 FEET INCREASING TO 8 TO 15 FEET OVERNIGHT.

EAST HALF...
EASTERLY WINDS 32 TO 42 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEASTERLY MONDAY MORNING AND WEST TO SOUTHWEST 35 TO 45 KNOTS MONDAY AFTERNOON. RAIN AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 5 TO 10 FEET INCREASING TO 8 TO 15 FEET MONDAY.

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