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A cold frontal boundary moved across the Eastern Seaboard on Wednesday, while a separate cold front moved southward over the Intermountain West and northern Plains.

Winter storm warnings and flood warnings were issued across the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast on Wednesday as snow, sleet and rain fell in a handful of states. Light snow showers moved across parts of the Great Lakes and the Ohio Valley, while more moderate snow showers fell in Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New York and Vermont. Sherburne, N.Y., reported a midday total of 4.50 inches of snow, while Lowell, Vt., reported a midday total of 3.50 inches of snow. Coastal regions across the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast experienced rainy conditions on Wednesday. Windsor Locks, Conn., reported a midday total of 3.12 inches of rain, while Pawtucket, R.I., reported a midday total of 3.01 inches of rain.

To the south, hard freeze warnings were issued across eastern Texas, Louisiana, southern Mississippi and southern Alabama due to below average temperatures along the Gulf Coast. Southern Florida continued to experience warm, muggy weather due to an onshore flow from the Atlantic. Kendall, Fla., recorded a high temperature of 80 degrees, while Marathon, Fla., recorded a high of 79 degrees.

A cold frontal boundary began to move southward over Montana and North Dakota, although no precipitation accompanied this system. The western third of the country stayed clear of wet weather on Wednesday due to high pressure over the region.

WEDNESDAY'S WEATHER EXTREMES:

HIGHEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F).........................80 Kendall, Fla.

HIGHEST HEAT INDEX (DEGREES F)..........................83 Hilo, Hawaii

LOWEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F)..........................-5 Cook, Minn.

LOWEST WIND CHILL (DEGREES F)...........................-39 Nuiqsut, Alaska

HIGHEST WIND GUST (MPH).................................92 Mt. Washington, N.H.

HIGHEST PRECIPITATION (INCHES)..........................3.12 Windsor Locks, Conn.

ON THIS DATE....... A white November...in Florida? On this date in 1912, snow fell in northern Florida, marking the first time this has happened in November in recorded history.

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