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Mississippi Valley Summer Heat Wave; Severe Thunderstorms and Flooding Possible to the North

A dangerous summer heat wave will continue much of the Plains, Mid/Lower Mississippi Valley, Southeast U.S. today and Thursday. Areas of severe thunderstorms may occur today and again on Thursday from parts of the northern/central Rockies and High Plains into the Ohio Valley and Carolinas. Excessive rainfall over similar areas may bring flash flooding today and Thursday. Read More >

Overview

Severe thunderstorms developed along the Kansas and Nebraska border near highway 83 early in the afternoon of Thursday May 12, 2022. The storms quickly intensified and developed into a line that moved rapidly northward through eastern Nebraska, northwestern Iowa, eastern South Dakota, and into central Minnesota. Wind speeds of 80 to 100 mph brought significant straight line wind damage throughout eastern Nebraska.

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