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Storms in the Plains; Fire Weather Threats in the Southwest and Southeast

A slow moving weather system will bring potential for scattered strong to severe storms with damaging wind and hail with areas of locally heavy rain in the South and Central Plains. Strong storms may also develop in the Central Great Basin and North Plains. Dry, gusty winds will produce critical fire weather in the Southwest, and elevated threats in U.P. of Michigan and the Southeast. Read More >

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