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Another Round of Heavy Snow in the West and North

5 Dec 2016, 9:54 am

Another round of heavy snow will affect states from the Western Great Lakes to the mountains of the Pacific Northwest. More than 6″ of snow may fall in a few areas from North Dakota to Oregon. Winter Storm Warnings and Winter Weather Advisories have been issued for several states from the Upper Midwest to the West Coast.

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An Avalanche Warning has been issued for parts of Montana as well.

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More than a foot of snow may fall in the Southern Cascade Mountains in Oregon.

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A strong breeze was accompanying heavy snow in parts of Montana and North Dakota will visibility falling. The snow will start to increase in the Pacific Northwest later today.

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A pair of slow moving low pressure systems will be the culprits for the snow. The low in the Northern Plains moving from North Dakota into Ontario will have a brisk breeze along with the heavy snow, creating blowing and drifting snow issues.

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The snow will diminish in the Upper Midwest on Wednesday, but will continue across the mountains of the West through mid-week.

For WeatherNation: Meteorologist Mace Michaels

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