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Heat Continues for the East and South-Central U.S.; Strong to Severe Storms Across the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast

The extremely dangerous heat wave continues across the East Coast and much of the South-Central U.S. today. Record high temperatures are expected for some areas especially across the Mid-Atlantic where extreme heat risk conditions reside. There is a Slight Risk (level 2 of 5) of severe thunderstorms today for the northern Mid-Atlantic into portions of southern New England. Read More >

Federal, state, local, tribal and territorial public safety officials can send Non-Weather Emergency Messages (NWEMs) through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) in CAP v1.2 format to the National Weather Service (NWS) for broadcast over NOAA Weather Radio (NWR) All Hazards and other NWS dissemination systems (see DISSEMINATION TABLE). 
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