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Stormy Conditions Continue in the West; Wintry Weather to Intensify Through This Weekend In the Central and Eastern U.S.

An intense Pacific Storm will continue bringing heavy rain and flooding, strong and gusty winds, heavy snow in the mountains up to 6 feet. As the system shifts east, mountain snow will intensify in the Great Basin and Rockies. Another storm system will bring wintry conditions to the central U.S., spreading snow into the Mid-Atlantic, including the DC Metro area in time for the evening commute. Read More >



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