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Unsettled Week From Northwest To Rockies; A Major Wet Storm System Over the East Late This Week

An active wet weather pattern will impact the Pacific Northwest into Inter-mountain West and Rockies, as two more storm systems arrive before the weekend. Expect heavy to excessive rain and widespread mountain snow. A couple of these systems will combine and evolve into a major very wet storm system with heavy to excessive rain, Thursday into the weekend, for the eastern half of the country. Read More >

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