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Monsoonal Moisture Persists in the Southwest; Heat Across the South and Pacific Northwest

Continued surges of monsoonal moisture will bring locally heavy rainfall this weekend into early next week and may generate isolated flooding impacts over the Southwest into the Southern Plains. Stifling heat persists across the South while temperatures also climb for much of the Pacific Northwest. 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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