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Heavy Rainfall for Portions of Coastal Texas; Fire Weather Concerns for Alaska

A tropical disturbance off the Texas coast will bring the threat for some heavy rainfall through Friday. Meanwhile, monsoonal moisture flows into the Southwest and southern Rockies where flash flood threat will increase. Severe thunderstorms are expected across the Upper Midwest and western Great Lakes today. Dry and warm conditions for interior Alaska as fire weather concerns continue. Read More >

Here's a look at the upcoming holiday weekend. Expect periodic chances for hit and miss showers and thunderstorms. A few could become strong to severe on Saturday. The Fourth looks to be mostly cloudy relatively cool with chances for showers and thunderstorms.
An isolated severe thunderstorm threat looks to return Saturday. At this time damaging winds up to 70 MPH and large hail up to the size of ping pong balls look to be the main threats. The overall threat is conditional on certain atmospheric conditions, so stay tuned to the latest forecast!
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