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Dangerous Heat in the West; Flash Flooding Possible Across the Southern US

Dangerous heat is expected across areas in Texas and from Washington through California. Several daily high temperature records are expected to be either tied or broken in the West. Monsoonal showers and thunderstorms may result in flash flooding and debris flows over the Southwestern U.S. through Friday. Locally heavy rain is expected from thunderstorms in the Southeast. Read More >

Since 1948

 

By speed:
SPEED DIRECTION DATE
85 mph Southwest July 23, 1975
75 mph West September 9, 1991
75 mph Northwest July 5, 1953
73 mph West September 14, 1965
70 mph Southwest November 11, 2015
70 mph Southwest November 17, 2013
69 mph North April 26, 1989
68 mph West March 27, 1991
67 mph West July 2, 1992
66 mph Northwest June 24, 1981
66 mph North June 13, 1953

 

By Month:
MONTH SPEED DIRECTION DATE
January 54 mph South January 25, 1950
February 53 mph Northwest February 24, 1990
March 68 mph West March 27, 1991
April 69 mph North April 26, 1989
May 64 mph Southwest May 9, 2003
June 66 mph
66 mph
Northwest
North
June 24, 1981
June 13, 1953
July 85 mph Southwest July 23, 1975
August 65 mph West August 13, 1956
September 75 mph West September 9, 1991
October 60 mph Northwest October 9, 1958
November 70 mph Southwest
Southwest
November 11, 2015
November 17, 2013
December 59 mph Northeast December 15, 1987