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Remaining Unsettled in the Northwest; Storm Impacting the Northeast

A parade of Pacific storms will bring heavy rain to coastal areas and heavy snow to the mountains of the Northwest U.S. into next week. In the East, a storm will track from the Great Lakes to the Saint Lawrence River into Sunday. This storm is bringing mainly heavy rain to the Northeast, although, some ice is possible on the leading edge with snow wrapping around the back side of the storm. Read More >

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