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Severe Storms For The Northeast U.S..; Heat And Fire Out West

A strong cold front will likely trigger severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain on Friday from the Interior Northeast into the eastern Ohio Valley and northern Mid-Atlantic region, especially in New York state and Pennsylvania. Meanwhile, in addition to the ongoing heat wave in the West, fire weather concerns are increasing across the Great Basin into the Four Corners region. Read More >

A ridge of high pressure will allow for daytime high temperatures across eastern Utah and western Colorado to warm to 5 to 15 degrees above seasonal today and through the weekend. Moisture filtering into the region will result in isolated thunderstorms each afternoon and evening. Storms will produce deadly lightning, with some producing strong and gusty winds and little measurable rainfall.