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Storms in the Central U.S.; Dangerous Heat in the South; Critical Fire Weather in the West

A cold front moving across the U.S. will bring strong to severe storms from the South-Central Plains to the Upper Midwest. Storms may produce damaging winds, large hail, and a couple of tornadoes. Dangerous heat continues in the south, especially, Texas. Temperatures moderate slightly in the Southwest. Critical fire weather conditions persist in the Great Basin and into northeastern California. Read More >

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