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Strong Winds and Storms Across the East; Heavy Snow for the Pacific Northwest

The powerful spring storm will track eastward and focus showers, thunderstorms and strong winds across the eastern third of the country today. Another storm affecting the Pacific Northwest will bring accumulating snow to the region this weekend. For the central and southern High Plains, critical fire weather conditions through the weekend due to dry conditions and strong winds. Read More >

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ZSE Area Operation Worksheet 
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CFR Metering Routes GDP MIT

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Icing: Turbulence: IFR: