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Severe Storms in the Upper Midwest; Heavy Rain in the Mid-Atlantic; Widespread Heat in the Southwest

Severe storms with damaging winds, large hail, and locally heavy rain will impact portions of the Upper Midwest. A lingering front will bring another round of heavy showers and thunderstorms to the Mid-Atlantic. Excessive heat continues in the South Plains to the Southwest, and fire weather threats remain Critical across the Great Basin, Northern Rockies, and into the Plains. Read More >

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Last Map Update: Thu, Aug. 13, 2020 at 10:34:37 am CDT

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The combination of hot air temperatures and lingering humidity will push the heat index up this afternoon to range from 105 to 109, feels like degrees.
The Summer Heat expands back Eastward with lower 90s at the coolest, most of us will be in the mid to upper 90s battling the high heat index. Our winds today will prevail from the S/SW at 5 to 10 mph.
Our chance for rainfall is exiting stage right as yesterday's upper low drifts farther away. However, another upper low is on approach this morning. The lingering boundary may trigger a few more with heating along I-30.
Another upper low will brush across about half our area once again tonight.
Climate averages for August 12th, 2020.

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De Queen AR07:53Mostly Clear10767390CALM-29.99
El Dorado AR07:53Clear9777696CALM-29.99
Henderson TX07:55Clear10787589CALM-29.99
Idabel OK07:55Clear10716994NE 6-29.98
Longview TX07:53Clear10797484SSW 6-29.96
Lufkin TX07:53Mostly Cloudy10787487S 3-29.99
Monroe LA07:53Mostly Cloudy10787590CALM-29.99
Mount Pleasant TX07:35Overcast1/2777695CALM-29.99
Nacogdoches TX07:56Mostly Cloudy10787590SW 5-30.00
Natchitoches LA07:55Clear7807791CALM-29.98
Shreveport LA (Regional Airport)07:56Mostly Clear10807687SSW 6-29.97
Shreveport LA (Downtown Airport)07:53Clear10827681SW 9-29.97
Texarkana AR07:53Mostly Cloudy7747293ENE 3-30.00
Tyler TX07:53Clear10807584SSW 7-29.97

 


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