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Wintry Start to April from the Northern Rockies to the Northern Plains; Intense Storm Off the East Coast

Heavy snow and below normal temperatures will continue to shift across the Northern Rockies and Northern Plains behind a cold front through Friday. Ahead of the front, a wintry mix including some freezing rain is forecast to develop across the eastern Dakotas into the Upper Midwest by Thursday. A strong storm off the Mid-Atlantic coast is producing hurricane-force winds and dangerous seas today. Read More >

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Credits and Acknowledgments

The authors would like to extended sincere gratitude to these organizations and people for their contributions and thoughtful suggestions during the preparation of this presentation:

  1. KFOR – TV Channel 4, Oklahoma City, OK. Mike Morgan, Dan Threlkeld, Steve Carano, David Payne and the remainder of the 4 – WARN storm team.
  2. KSNW – TV Channel 3, Wichita, KS. David Freeman - Chief Meteorologist.
  3. J. Pat Carter and the Associated Press - Oklahoma City, OK.
  4. The Oklahoma Climatological Survey – Norman OK
  5. The National Severe Storms Laboratory – Norman OK
  6. Gary McDevitt – Service Hydrologist - NWS Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
  7. Greg Spoden – University of Minnesota
  8. Doug Speheger – Forecaster - NWS Norman OK
  9. Gayland Kitch – Emergency Manager - Moore OK
  10. Brian Hansen – Emergency Management – Moore OK
  11. Jason Lynn – National Severe Storms Laboratory – Norman OK
  12. Lon Curtis – Waco TX
  13. Dave Zittel – NEXRAD Operational Support Facility – Norman OK
  14. Jeff Evans – Storm Prediction Center – Norman OK


  15. David Andra – Science and Operations Officer – NWS – Norman OK
  16. Dennis McCarthy – Meteorologist in Charge – NWS – Norman OK
  17. Liz Quoetone – NEXRAD Operational Support Facility – Norman OK
  18. Les Lemon – Research and Radar Meteorologist – Kansas City MO
  19. Estelle de Coning – South African Weather Bureau – Pretoria, South Africa
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