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Strong Cold Front Continues Crossing the Central and Eastern States into the Weekend

A strong cold front travels across the Midwest today, Great Lakes to lower Mississippi Valley Saturday, then East Coast on Sunday with areas of showers and thunderstorms. Areas of gusty winds and snow are expected for the Cascades, Rockies, northern Plains, and Upper Midwest today through Saturday. Severe thunderstorms are forecast Saturday from east Texas into the lower Mississippi River Valley. Read More >


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