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Monsoon and Heavy Rain This Weekend

The active monsoon is expected to continue into next week from the Four Corners region and Desert Southwest to the central Rockies. This rainfall may produce flash flooding and debris flows, especially near recent burn scar areas. Locally heavy rain is likely near much of the Gulf Coast this weekend due to a stalled front and weak tropical disturbance. Read More >


Fast moving severe thunderstorms developed and tracked over much of eastern Iowa, northwest Illinois, and northeast Missouri on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, as an area of low pressure lifted northeast into northwest Iowa. Widespread damaging winds, large hail, frequent lightning, and a few brief tornadoes were reported.

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