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Severe Thunderstorms and Flash Flooding in the Central U.S.; A Dangerous Heatwave Coming to the West

Multiple rounds of widespread heavy rain, localized flash flooding, and severe thunderstorms are possible from the central Plains into the Great Lakes today, Friday and Saturday. A dangerous heatwave with record breaking and triple digit temperatures is expected this weekend into next week over the Northwest U.S. Excessive Heat Watches and Warnings have been issued. Read More >

PEAC Service's ENSO Resources for the U.S. Affiliated Pacific Islands and the Pacific Region


The PEAC Service provides different types of information resources related to climate variability and the impacts of the El Niño-Southern Oscillation aimed at audiences ranging from government officials, decision makers and stakeholders to the general public. 

For ENSO information issued on a monthly basis, please go to the Climate Prediction Center's ENSO monitoring website at:

For Drought Monitoring information of the U.S. Affiliated Pacific Islands, please go to the United States Drought Monitoring website at:

We are working with the National Ocean Service to get tide information for each of the main islands of USAPI. See website at:

For Hawaii and USAPI Climate Impacts and Outlook, please go to the following website at: