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April 18, 2012

Big Story Weather – April 18, 2012

RedOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly

Big Story Weather from April 17, 2012: Heavy rain fell near the Gulf Coast yesterday leading to flooding of local rivers. Outside of that it was a fairly quiet day throughout the United States.

Big Story Weather News for April 18, 2012: High pressure will move through the extreme northeast bringing with it mostly cloudy skies and cooler temps. Low pressure has now moved onshore into Florida -- look for thunderstorms to extend throughout the Southeast with this boundary. Rain showers will be found in the Mid-Atlantic region with cool temps in the 60´s. A frontal boundary moving through the Great Lakes region is bringing with it light showers to Michigan.  A few isolated snow showers in the mountains of Wyoming. Otherwise the west looks pretty nice today from Seattle southward. Into the southwest expect to see a nice day.

Big Story Weather Outlook International: Low pressure beginning to move in towards the Korea´s will start to increase the clouds for Korea and Japan today also the winds will become south to southwest in many places.  A weak low pressure beginning to move towards the south central  part of Australia will lead to some light showers for coastal areas in the southern part of the country. High pressure remains in control for the majority of the Middle East leading to partly cloudy skies in many parts.  Low pressure over England will continue to provide extensive cloudiness to Britain and also rain showers to parts of France and Spain, with light snow falling in the Alps. Light snow associated with a low pressure near McMurdo station will fall throughout the day.

Big Story Weather Tropics: Another quiet day can be found throughout the tropics from North to South and East to West. Countdown to the start of the Atlantic Hurricane Season 2012 is right around the corner.