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Flash Flood Risk in the Mid-Atlantic; Storms in the High Plains; Critical Fire Weather Threats in the West

Heavy rain and thunderstorms will pose a flash flood risk for the Mid-Atlantic. Severe thunderstorms are possible through Friday from the northern and central Plains to the Upper Midwest. Elevated and critical fire weather conditions with isolated dry thunderstorm potential across a large part of the West. Above average temperatures are expected in the Southern Plains and Northeast. Read More >

The region will remain in an unsettled pattern today. Scattered showers and thunderstorms will be most likely over southeast Missouri and southwest Illinois, tapering to just a few showers and thunderstorms over central and northeast Missouri. Some storms may be slow moving and produce locally heavy rain. High temperatures will be in 80s with lows tonight in the mid 60s to low 70s.
The pattern will begin to shift next week. Cooler, below normal temperatures are favored, while we also take a break from the wetter pattern.