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⛈️ A couple of storm systems will move east from the Northern and Central Plains toward the Midwest and Great Lakes regi...
07/19/2020

⛈️ A couple of storm systems will move east from the Northern and Central Plains toward the Midwest and Great Lakes region through early Wednesday. Meanwhile, monsoonal moisture returns to NM/CO. Periods of heavy rain may lead to flash flooding in some locations.

🌧️⛈️ Heavy rain is possible across portions of the Upper Mississippi Valley into the Upper Great Lakes today and tonight...
07/18/2020

🌧️⛈️ Heavy rain is possible across portions of the Upper Mississippi Valley into the Upper Great Lakes today and tonight. This could lead to scattered flash flooding. For more information visit: http://ow.ly/ZnYO50ABWoV

For those in central and eastern portions of the U.S. - It is hot. It is humid. It is summer. But to help keep those spi...
07/18/2020

For those in central and eastern portions of the U.S. - It is hot. It is humid. It is summer. But to help keep those spirits lifted, there are only 66 days until fall and 155 days until winter...when most of us will wish it was summer yet again! 🙂

Heavy rain and severe thunderstorms are likely across the Northern Plains and Upper Mississippi Valley this evening/toni...
07/17/2020

Heavy rain and severe thunderstorms are likely across the Northern Plains and Upper Mississippi Valley this evening/tonight. Make sure you have more than one way to receive weather alerts. Follow NOAA NWS Storm Prediction Center for more details on severe weather.

It will be a hot and humid weekend over much of the country. About one third of the CONUS by land area is forecast to se...
07/17/2020

It will be a hot and humid weekend over much of the country. About one third of the CONUS by land area is forecast to see a heat index reach 100°F in the next three days. And approximately 53 million people are under some sort of Heat Warning, Watch, or Advisory at the moment.

07/17/2020

🌡️☀️ The heat is on...especially across the eastern half of the country into next week. Remember to stay hydrated if outside for prolonged periods. Meanwhile, a cold front will be diving south through the Northern Plains early next week as noted by the cooler colors.

07/16/2020

Above normal temperatures will be found across the central U.S. tomorrow and spread to the Northeast/Mid-Atlantic this weekend. Highs in the mid-to-upper 90s will be widespread, with heat indices over 100 degrees. Be sure to stay hydrated and take breaks if working outdoors.

Over the next week, a majority of the West will be dry. Showers and t-storms are expected across parts of the S. Rockies...
07/16/2020

Over the next week, a majority of the West will be dry. Showers and t-storms are expected across parts of the S. Rockies, the Plains, Mississippi Valley and areas east. Some areas get have heavy rain, the risk of flash flooding will be elevated from the Dakotas to Upper Michigan.

07/15/2020

How hot will be it be this weekend and the beginning of next week? Heat indices greater than 105 degrees will be found across the Midwest Saturday and Sunday, before a cold front brings much needed relief. Meanwhile, heat is expected to build across the Mid-Atlantic and South. Find more heat index forecasts here: https://www.wpc.ncep.noaa.gov/heat_index_MAX.shtml

Here's a look at today's weather hazards. Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain/flash flooding are possible across the Mid...
07/15/2020

Here's a look at today's weather hazards. Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain/flash flooding are possible across the Midwest, as well as portions of the central and southern High Plains. Excessive heat will also remain a concern across much of the southern United States.

Here's a look at the latest Day 3-7 Hazards Outlook. Heavy rain is possible across the Upper Great Lakes/Northern Plains...
07/14/2020

Here's a look at the latest Day 3-7 Hazards Outlook. Heavy rain is possible across the Upper Great Lakes/Northern Plains on Friday and Saturday. Meanwhile, excessive heat will be found across a large portion of the Central and Eastern U.S. through the beginning of next week. For more information click here: https://www.wpc.ncep.noaa.gov/threats/threats.php

Record-breaking heat was felt across the Southwest, Southern Plains, and western Gulf Coast region yesterday. Not only w...
07/14/2020

Record-breaking heat was felt across the Southwest, Southern Plains, and western Gulf Coast region yesterday. Not only were triple digit temperatures found during the afternoon hours, but temperatures before sunrise were in the 80s and even 90s across the Desert Southwest. The heat is not done yet, with an estimated 43 million people under an Excessive Heat Warning or Heat Advisory as of this morning. Remember to drink plenty of water and limit time outdoors if possible.

07/13/2020

🌡️☀️ The heat wave currently being felt across the Southwest and west TX will begin to subside through mid-week. Above normal temperatures will build across the central and eastern U.S. through late week.

Showers and t-storms are expected across parts of the Plains, Upper/Mid Mississippi Valley and the Northeast. Heavy rain...
07/13/2020

Showers and t-storms are expected across parts of the Plains, Upper/Mid Mississippi Valley and the Northeast. Heavy rain and flash flooding will be possible - WPC has Marginal and Slight Risk areas for excessive rain through Thursday morning.

⛈️☔🌨️ While Tropical Storm Fay was quick to form and decay, she did leave her mark. Heavy rain and flash flooding occurr...
07/11/2020

⛈️☔🌨️ While Tropical Storm Fay was quick to form and decay, she did leave her mark. Heavy rain and flash flooding occurred mainly over the eastern/coastal mid-Atlantic. The highest rainfall total observed was in Lewes, DE at just under 7 inches.

At this update, there are approximately 81 million people in an Excessive Heat Watch/ Warning, or a Heat Advisory. Here ...
07/11/2020

At this update, there are approximately 81 million people in an Excessive Heat Watch/ Warning, or a Heat Advisory. Here is a map of the maximum heat index forecast over the next week. Heat index is a measure of how hot it really feels when relative humidity is factored in with the actual air temperature.

07/11/2020

Rain associated with Post-T.C. Fay will spread across portions of the Northeast today. Rain will be heavy at times and may lead to flash flooding conditions. WPC has a Slight Risk for excessive rain in affect for parts of NW PA and most of NY through Sunday morning.

Here's an updated look at the total rainfall amounts so far associated with Tropical Storm Fay. The heaviest rain is cur...
07/10/2020

Here's an updated look at the total rainfall amounts so far associated with Tropical Storm Fay. The heaviest rain is currently pushing northwest through New Jersey, northern Delaware and eastern Pennsylvania. #NJwx #PAwx #DEwx

Tropical Storm Fay continues to bring heavy rain and gusty winds from Delaware to Long Island. Flash Flooding will be po...
07/10/2020

Tropical Storm Fay continues to bring heavy rain and gusty winds from Delaware to Long Island. Flash Flooding will be possible throughout the rest of the day and overnight across portions of the Northeast and Southern New England. #TurnAroundDontDrown

Below are the latest rainfall amounts associated with Tropical Storm Fay. The numbers are measured rainfall amounts; sha...
07/10/2020

Below are the latest rainfall amounts associated with Tropical Storm Fay. The numbers are measured rainfall amounts; shaded colors indicate rainfall amounts derived from other sources including radar. So far the highest observed rainfall is 5.34 inches at Ocean City MD.

Excessive heat is grabbing headlines across parts of the US this morning. Approximately 70 million people are covered by...
07/10/2020

Excessive heat is grabbing headlines across parts of the US this morning. Approximately 70 million people are covered by a heat-related headlines. with triple digit temperatures expected across portions of the Southwest and Southern Plains. Be sure to practice heat safety!

As summer #heat continues and is expected to spread across a large portion of the country next week. Remember to take ca...
07/09/2020

As summer #heat continues and is expected to spread across a large portion of the country next week. Remember to take care of your body and check on your neighbors. Heat related deaths are preventable!

Excessive heat will pose a threat to parts of the South and Southwest this weekend, as heat indices are likely to be ove...
07/08/2020

Excessive heat will pose a threat to parts of the South and Southwest this weekend, as heat indices are likely to be over 110 degrees in those areas. This may lead to high temperature records being tied or broken.

Excessive heat and thunderstorms posing a flash flood threat are the main weather stories across the US for the next few...
07/07/2020

Excessive heat and thunderstorms posing a flash flood threat are the main weather stories across the US for the next few days. The flash flood threats are expected across the central and eastern US, with excessive heat across the Southwest and the Midwest into the Northeast.

T-storms over PA and NJ this afternoon have dumped lots of rain, especially near the Philadelphia metro where 4-6 inches...
07/06/2020

T-storms over PA and NJ this afternoon have dumped lots of rain, especially near the Philadelphia metro where 4-6 inches have been estimated so far! Additional thunderstorms capable of heavy rainfall is expected this evening for parts of eastern MD and DE.

07/05/2020

Severe storms & localized flash flooding are possible from the Northern Plains to the Upper Midwest the first half of the week. Meanwhile, a frontal boundary draped across the South will initiate showers & storms heavy downpours & the threat for flash flooding.

High temperatures & humidity in the South are putting the 'red' in the red white, & blue this afternoon. Much of the U.S...
07/04/2020

High temperatures & humidity in the South are putting the 'red' in the red white, & blue this afternoon. Much of the U.S. is experiencing heat indices in the 90s & low 100s with the hottest conditions focused in the South. Cooler conditions are located across the Northwest.

Heading outdoors this Holiday weekend?  Going camping?  Know before you go. 🌡️🌞⛈️ Check your local forecast as storms an...
07/03/2020

Heading outdoors this Holiday weekend? Going camping? Know before you go. 🌡️🌞⛈️ Check your local forecast as storms and hot conditions are possible across a portion of the nation.
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The #FourthOfJuly is just around the corner! Know before you go- highest coverage of precipitation during the Holiday we...
07/02/2020

The #FourthOfJuly is just around the corner! Know before you go- highest coverage of precipitation during the Holiday weekend will be across the South and Northern Plains. Above normal temperatures across the northern tier. Enjoy and stay safe out there!
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Though storms could produce flash flooding across other parts of the US Friday and the Fourth of July, the main focus fo...
07/02/2020

Though storms could produce flash flooding across other parts of the US Friday and the Fourth of July, the main focus for flash flooding will be North Dakota. Clusters of storms tracking over areas that saw heavy rainfall this week could pose a greater flash flood there.

A slow-moving front will continue to focus numerous showers and storms from the lower/mid-Mississippi Valley to the Sout...
07/01/2020

A slow-moving front will continue to focus numerous showers and storms from the lower/mid-Mississippi Valley to the Southeast through late this week. The rainfall forecast through early Sat. shows 1-3 inches of rain possible over a broad area. Isolated flash flooding is possible.

On the Fourth of July (Saturday),  summertime showers and thunderstorms are possible across the Plains, the Rockies and ...
07/01/2020

On the Fourth of July (Saturday), summertime showers and thunderstorms are possible across the Plains, the Rockies and portions of the Northeast, with a more focused rainfall possible along the Gulf Coast. High temperatures will average between 5 and 15 degrees above normal from the Upper MS Valley into New England, and closer to normal for the remainder of the US.

There is a lot going on in this GOES-16 Water Vapor image, showing jet streaks, closed lows and storms. This satellite b...
07/01/2020

There is a lot going on in this GOES-16 Water Vapor image, showing jet streaks, closed lows and storms. This satellite band shows the amount of moisture in the layer. Typically, white and green colors indicate moisture, and yellow and orange colors depict drier air. Forecaster use this band to monitor the middle levels of the atmosphere and how features there influence the weather closer to the surface.

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