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Severe Thunderstorms in the Mid-Atlantic, Northeast, and Northern Plains; Flash Flooding Possible in Central Plains

Isolated to scattered severe thunderstorms are expected Saturday across parts of the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic, as well as across parts of the northern Plains. Excessive rainfall over a portion of the central Plains may bring flooding Saturday and Sunday. Critical fire weather conditions will exist over the Great Basin and central and southwest Alaska Saturday. Read More >

Great Lakes Beach Hazards

Know Before You Go!

About Great Lakes Beach Forecasts & Statements: They are issued seasonally for the U.S. side of Lake Erie, Lake Huron, Lake Michigan, Lake Ontario, and Lake Superior from roughly Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend (weather dependent). Beach forecasts contain a daily "swim risk", which is based on that days threat of high waves and dangerous currents. Beach hazard statements provide additional details on high swim risk days.

 

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