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Tropical Storm Colin Pulls Away from the Coast; Severe Weather for Portions of Montana and Plains on Sunday

Tropical Storm Colin will continue to track away from the U.S. East Coast through Sunday. Meanwhile, severe weather potential for portions of Montana and the Plains are forecast through Sunday. Critical fire weather conditions to persist across the Great Basin and interior Alaska the remainder of the weekend. Heat will build for the Plains, Ohio and Tennessee Valleys and Great Lakes into Monday. Read More >

High temperatures throughout Central California on Sunday and Independence Day will be around 5 to 10 degrees below normal for this time of the year.
It will be a mild holiday weekend in central California, with highs across the San Joaquin Valley expected to be below 90 degrees on both Sunday and the Fourth of July. Here are probabilities of high temperatures remaining below 90 degrees for select SJ Valley locations on July 4th. The last time highs were below 90 degrees at Fresno and Bakersfield on July 4th was in the year 2000, with highs of 86 degrees at both locations.
Poor air quality can be hazardous to anyone, and it can aggravate health problems such as asthma, heart disease, and lung disease. Seniors, children and those with compromised immune systems are especially at risk. Air quality is reported using the Air Quality Index (AQI). It tells you how clean or polluted your air is, and what associated health effects might be a concern for you. The higher the number, the greater the health concern. Learn more about the AQI at


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