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Heavy to Excessive Rain for Southeast and Mid-Atlantic into this Weekend; High Winds in the Pacific Northwest Friday

Another southern storm system will bring heavy to excessive rainfall with a risk for severe thunderstorms from the central Gulf Coast to the Southeast Friday. This heavy rainfall will then spread across the Mid-Atlantic region late Friday into the Weekend. A strong cold front moving into the Pacific Northwest will bring strong, possibly damaging winds to the coast Friday. Read More >

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The WR Operations and Decision Support Division (ODSD) is focused on supporting the hydrometeorological operations of the WR field offices and assisting in the evolution of operations toward an IDSS focus. The ODSD mission is to promote and implement IDSS for weather and water dependent events that significantly affect people, their livelihoods and the economy throughout WR. The ODSD meets its mission by:

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