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Heavy Rain for Parts of Texas & Louisiana; Very Warm Across the Plains and Midwest

Tropical Depression Imelda will bring heavy rainfall to portions of coastal Texas and Louisiana through Thursday. Flash flood watches remain in effect, including for metro Houston. Elsewhere, high pressure and mainly dry weather will bring temperatures as much as 20 degrees above normal from the Central Plains to Upper Midwest. Critical fire weather conditions linger over parts of the Great Basin. Read More >

Overview

Severe thunderstorms developed along a weak convergence zone from northeast Colorado into southwest Nebraska during the late afternoon on 13 August, 2019. A thunderstorm cluster moving south across western Nebraska merged with the developing thunderstorms and evolved into a forward propagating mesoscale convective system that produced widespread high winds from northwest into central Kansas. The greatest damage occurred in Ellis County, where winds were estimated at near 90 mph. Here is a damage summary KMZ file that is viewable in Google Earth.

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Damage To Church Northwest of Hays
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Tree Damage Ft. Hays Campus Power Poles Northwest of Hays Tre Damage in Ellis
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