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A strong weather system in the Northeast will produce heavy to excessive rain and strong, gusty winds; and potential for isolated severe thunderstorms today. As this system lifts to the northeast, rainfall will decrease this afternoon and evening. Strong winds and dry conditions is keeping Fire Weather threats elevated to critical this weekend. An active storm track from the Pacific Northwest into the Central U.S. is bringing snow to the mountains and gusty winds for portions of the Plains. Heavy rain returns tonight in the Pacific Northwest as the next system moves into the area. This system will also bring heavy snow to the North/Central Rockies on Sunday.