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Another Clipper to Bring Snow Monday; Gulf of Mexico Storm to Bring Heavy Rain

A second clipper will move through the northern Plains into the Great Lakes, Ohio Valley, and Northeast Monday and Tuesday with additional light snow which may impact travel. A storm is expected to develop across the western Gulf of Mexico Monday and track east through Tuesday crossing Florida with gusty winds, heavy rain, and thunderstorms. Read More >


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Observed Conditions and Impacts


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NWS National Operational Hydrologic Remote Sensing Center (NOHRSC) Regional Snow Analyses


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Soil Moisture - CPC


Agriculture in Drought - USDA (pdf)


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Forecasts and Outlooks






10-day Quantitative Precipitation Forecast (QPF) for Pacific Northwest


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NWS Seattle Water Supply Outlook/Spring Flood Outlook


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Soil Moisture Outlook for the Coterminous U.S.
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