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Coastal Storm Drifts Away From Southeast and Mid-Atlantic; Fire Weather Concerns Remain In Southern California

A strong storm is forecast to drift away from coastal sections of the Southeast/Mid-Atlantic today but a number of hazards remain in effect, from gusty winds to a variety of marine issues. The storm will bypass the Northeast on Monday, while producing coastal rain and interior frozen precipitation. Meanwhile, elevated to critical fire weather threats remain in effect across southern California. Read More >

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