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Severe Thunderstorms In The Upper Midwest; A Sweltering Heat Wave For The West

Severe thunderstorms may bring flash flooding and a risk for a few tornadoes across parts of Iowa, southern/eastern Minnesota and western Wisconsin today. A sweltering heat wave with record breaking temperatures is expected the rest of the week in much of the West. Numerous excessive heat warnings and advisories are already in effect across Arizona, California and Nevada. Read More >

Overview

An area of low pressure developed and intensified lee of the Rockies over Colorado and the Oklahoma panhandle. It brought Winter Storm and Blizzard conditions to much of the Northern Great Plains and Upper Midwest. Heavy snow and windy conditions occurred over Southern Minnesota and Western Wisconsin from the morning of January 22, 2018 to the early morning hours of January 23, 2018.

 

 

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