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Severe Weather Wednesday; Tropical Storm Cristobal; Dangerous Heat Over the Southwest

Clusters of strong to severe thunderstorms are possible Wednesday from parts of the northern and central Plains east into the northern Mid Atlantic. Tropical Storm Cristobal will meander over the Bay of Campeche before lifting north across the Gulf of Mexico on Friday. Excessive heat is forecast Wednesday and Thursday over the Desert Southwest including Phoenix and Las Vegas. Read More >

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Last Map Update: Wed, Jun. 3, 2020 at 2:50:18 am MDT

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Any on-going showers and thunderstorms will quickly dissipate after sunset, with skies clearing overnight tonight. Winds will be light and variable, favoring northerly in the Rio Grande Valley and Tularosa Basin.
Upper level ridge sets up over the forecast region resulting in a period of hot, above normal temperatures beginning Wednesday. Triple digits will be common across the lowlands. Additionally, a few mountain showers and thunderstorms will be possible again with perhaps a storm or two across far eastern areas. Mainly light winds are expected through the period with the exception being around or in the vicinity of developing/decaying thunderstorms.

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