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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 >

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