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NATIONAL SUMMARY Showers and thunderstorms extended from southeastern New England to much of the southern Appalachians and Piedmont to the Gulf Coast states and northeastern Texas. The heaviest concentration of rainfall was over the coastal mid-Atlantic, but isolated drenching, gusty storms were located throughout the region. Spotty showers and thunderstorms were located over the Rockies and were beginning to develop over the central Plains to the Ohio Valley states. Showers were affecting part of Washington state and northern Oregon. A push of dry, cooler air was progressing southeastward over the Upper Midwest. Dry, breezy and very warm conditions were occurring over the interior Southwest. SPECIAL WEATHER A Wild Day in the Midwest Recalled... --Severe thunderstorms produced widespread wind and hail damage from Iowa through southern lower Michigan on June 18, 2010. Winds gusted to 90 mph in parts of Indiana. Windows were blown out of the 25th and 29th floors of the Willis Tower in Chicago. Hundreds of thousand of people were left without power. WEATHER HIGHLIGHTS BY ACCU WEATHER Severe Weather Incidents Tuesday... --Flash flooding occurred in Galax City, Va. Multiple streets were closed do to high water. --Flash flooding occurred along the Grindstone River in Leicester, Mass. --Flash flooding occurred in Worcester, Mass. --Flash flooding occurred in Red Lion, Pa. --Flash flooding occurred near Spencer, W.Va. --Flash flooding occurred in Thornton, W.Va. --Flash flooding occurred in Charleston, W.Va. --Flash flooding occurred in Charleston, S.C., early in the morning. --Flash flooding occurred near Carlisle, Ohio. --1.00-inch diameter hail fell in Shrewsbury, Mass. --Thunderstorm winds downed multiple trees and power lines in Upper Freehold Township, N.J. --2.50-inch diameter hail fell near Springfield, Minn., early in the morning and caused damage to crops. --1.25-inch diameter hail covered the ground near Comfrey, Minn., early in the morning. 24-Hour Rainfall (Inches) as of Tuesday Afternoon... Wise, Va. 1.50 Abingdon, Va. 1.41 Hot Springs, Va. 1.32 Beckley, W.Va. 1.36 Coatesville, Pa. 1.08 Fitchburg, Mass. 1.43 East Milton, Mass. 1.13 Wilmington, Del. 1.40 Dover, Del. 1.18 Bristol, Tenn. 2.90 Memphis, Tenn. 2.32 Oak Ridge, Tenn. 1.62 Philadelphia, PA 0.97 Millville, N.J. 1.89 Dayton, Ohio 1.20 Louisville, Ky. 2.90 Jackson, Ky. 1.52 Portsmouth, N.H. 1.01 Abilene, Texas 2.73 Big Spring, Texas 1.43 Jacksonville, Texas 1.43 Minden, La. 2.44 Bastrop, La. 1.06 Lamar, Colo. 1.83 DAILY EXTREMES National High Today (through 9 pm) 114 at Death Valley, California National Low Today (through 9 pm) 30 at Boca Reservoir, California 2013 AccuWeather, Inc. 385 Science Park Road State College, PA 16803 COPYRIGHT 2013 ACCUWEATHER, INC
Copyright AccuWeather, Inc. 2013 All Rights Reserved JUNE 18 PLACE YEAR EVENT _____________________________________________________________________________ East Coast 1893 Hurricane arrived off Cape Cod, after crossing Florida and sweeping the Southeast coast. Indianapolis, Ind. 1992 The control tower at the airport was evacuated early in the morning during a severe thunderstorm. One-inch hailstones fell, winds gusted to 62 mph and a tornado was spotted two miles northwest of the airport.
A city ordinance forbids motorists from parking vehicles on public streets any time wihtin twenty-four hours after a snow fall of three inches or more. Such parking is allowed after the snow has been removed. Streets designated as snow removal streets in the city are:
Level 1 Snow Alert — Roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Roads are also icy; drive carefully.
Level 2 Snow Advisory — Roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Only those who feel it is necessary to drive should be out on the roadways. Contact your employer to see if you should report to work.
Level 3 Snow Emergency — All roadways are closed to non-emergency personnel. No one should be out during these conditions unless it is absolutely necessary to travel. All employees should contact their employer to see if they should report to work. Those traveling on the roadways may subject themselves to arrest.
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