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A Large Storm System Will Impact The Western U.S. This Weekend

A large storm system will deliver widespread impacts to the Western U.S. this weekend. Widespread heavy snow, heavy rain, strong thunderstorms and a number of coastal hazards will likely cause travel issues. The locally heavy rain in north-central California and southwest Oregon may cause flash flooding, especially near recent and vulnerable burn scar areas. Read More >


The Northeast River Forecast Center produces river basin averaged Quantitative Precipitation Forecasts (QPF) for New England and much of New York State. QPF forecasts are routinely issued three times daily around 00Z, 12Z and 18Z. They may also be issued around 06Z during times of increased flood potential. The forecasts are normally produced for 48 hours in 6-hour intervals, but may be extended out to 72 hours during significant rainfall events or times of increased flood potential. The QPF forecasts are used as input to the NWS Hydrologic River Models.

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