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Dangerous Heat Wave in the West Expanding Eastward; Severe Weather in the Northern Plains and Upper Midwest

Dangerous and record-breaking heat will continue for much of the West through Saturday, and expand over central and eastern portions of the country through this weekend. Locally heavy rainfall and flash flooding will continue along the coastal Mid-Atlantic and in the Four Corners region. Strong to severe thunderstorms are possible across portions of the Northern Plains and Upper Midwest. Read More >

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Last Map Update: Fri, Jul 12, 2024 at 10:02:28 pm CDT

It's a rinse and repeat forecast for the next several days going into the weekend and even beyond. Temperatures will remain hot each day, with heat indices climbing going into the weekend as well. Remember to limit your time if outdoors for extended periods this weekend and hydrate!

 

 


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