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The heavy rain, strong wind, and tornado risk has passed.

The upgrade puts Michael squarely in the list of powerful storms and one of only four Category 5s to hit the U.S. on record.

The stormiest conditions seem likely to focus on the afternoon through the evening.

  • A. Camden Walker
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The worst weather should hold off until later Friday.

Greenland’s summer melt season has already begun — more than a month ahead of schedule.

  • Matthew Cappucci
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One to two inches of rain could fall, with locally heavier amounts. Damaging wind gusts cannot be ruled out in thunderstorms.

The midweek count spiked to 1,695.85 grains of pollen per cubic meter of air, which is "very high."

The weekend is a mixed bag with some showers and some sun.

  • Matt Rogers
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Sunshine starts to break through by game time with temperatures lifting to 80 or so.

  • Matt Rogers
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There could be an early-morning shower. Then it's game on for warmth.

Texas has seen 29 $100 million or costlier hail storms in the past 25 years.

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This storm is likely to produce multiple hazards, but heavy rain may be most significant locally.

It emitted a massive green flash. "I was just gobsmacked when I saw it," said an eyewitness.

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We're headed near and past 80 degrees tomorrow. And then our weather looks rather volatile Friday afternoon and night.

Temperatures don't drop too far during the evening. Can’t rule out a late-game sprinkle.

Any rain is very minor. Temperatures turn cooler, though.

Bin 612 — and nearly half a dozen nearby restaurants in Starkville, Miss. — shut their doors as soon as the tornado warning was issued.

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The new storm system is expected to generate all modes of severe weather.

Better hurricane forecasts require near-real-time, deep-ocean monitoring.

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The Sussex County twister injured one person and seriously damaged more than a dozen buildings.

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Current Snow Total
16.9"
Record Most Snow
(2009-10)
56.1"
Record Least Snow
(1997-98, 1972-73)
0.1"
Average Snow
15.4"
Last Winter's Snow Total
7.8"

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