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Severe Thunderstorms With Heavy Rain Possible In The Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat For Central U.S.

Several rounds of strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible from the northern Plains and upper Midwest to the Great Lakes through Friday. Damaging winds, large hail, and flooding will be the primary threats with these storms. Excessive heat will grip the central Plains with heat indices approaching 105 to 110 degrees. Very hot and humid conditions are likely to expand into the Mid Atlantic. Read More >

Expect mostly sunny skies with hot and humid weather today! Heat index values in some spots will exceed 105 degrees, resulting in dangerous conditions. Here are some heat safety tips to keep you and your family safe: avoid strenuous outdoor activities during peak heating, remain hydrated with plenty of water and double check the backseat to ensure children and/or pets are NOT left in a hot car. If you DO need to be outside in the heat, be sure to drink even MORE water and take frequent breaks in a shaded area and/or in an area with air conditioning!
Here are some tips to keep you and your family (pets included) safe from the summer heat!

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