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Strong Thunderstorms in the High Plains; Heavy Rain in the East; Dangerous Heat Returning to the West

Strong to severe thunderstorms are possible across portions of the northern/central High Plains Friday. Damaging winds and isolated large hail are the primary hazards. Rounds of heavy rainfall will likely lead to instances of flash flooding across the eastern Mid-Atlantic. Meanwhile, dangerous heat returns to the Western U.S. this weekend. Read More >

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About Great Lakes Beach Forecasts & Statements: 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. Use the interactive map below to view the beach forecast and Beach Hazard Statements. 

 

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