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[February 28, 2009]  (AP)  Moderate to heavy showers were expected for most of the East Coast on Saturday, with severe thunderstorms likely in the Southeast. Heavy downpours, possible tornadoes and hail were likely over southern Georgia, Alabama and northern Florida. Snow was forecast to develop over the Ohio River Valley and into the Northeast.

HardwareMeanwhile in the Plains, light scattered flurries were expected over the Central Plains, turning to light rain in the Mid-Mississippi Valley. Highs in the north were to remain in the teens, with wind chills dropping into the single digits. The Southern Plains was to be cool and dry with highs in the 50s.

The West Coast was to see active weather on Saturday. Strong winds with 30 to 40 mph gusts and 1 to 2 inches of rain were forecast for the Pacific Northwest. Snow was anticipated over the coastal mountains of northern California. The Rockies and Southwest were to be warm and dry.

Temperatures in the Lower 48 states on Friday ranged from a low of minus 24 degrees at Baudette, Minn., to a high of 101 degrees at McAllen, Texas.


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