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A little reverse migration for the Upper Midwest

Migration continued across the Eastern US in advance of the latest frontal boundary. Heaviest migration was apparent over northern Florida, throughout the Southeastern US, the Texas Gulf Coast and up the Pacific Coast of California. Migration was evident as far northwest as Oregon and Washington. Those areas immediately behind the front experienced little to no northbound movement, as these areas are typically under strong northwesterly wind and/or heavy precipitation. Interestingly, the radar did indicate some southbound movement over Wisconsin and northern Iowa suggesting a bit of reverse migration (see below for details). Continue reading

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