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Dangerous Heat in the Western U.S.; Heavy Rain and Flooding Potential in the Southern Rockies and Southwest

Widespread high temperatures in the 90s with heat indices exceeding 100 degrees will persist across the western U.S. this weekend into the week. There are fire weather concerns in the Pacific Northwest and the Great Basin. Monsoon conditions continue to linger across the Southern Rockies and Southwest posing a heavy rainfall threat which may lead to additional flash flooding concerns. Read More >

Hot temperatures are forecast through the weekend with heat impacts possible for sensitive groups and those with limited cooling options for their homes. A Heat Advisory is in effect from 11 AM Saturday until 8PM Monday for Northern Washoe county and the Western Nevada Basin and Range. Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles under any circumstances. Check out the HeatRisk for your area here - Hot temperatures are forecast through the weekend with heat impacts possible for sensitive groups and those with limited cooling options for their homes. A Heat Advisory is in effect from 11 AM Saturday until 8PM Monday for Northern Washoe county and the Western Nevada Basin and Range (link). Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles under any circumstances. Check out the HeatRisk for your area here - https://www.wpc.ncep.noaa.gov/heatrisk/?&zoom=7.0¢er=38.79,-118.00&basemap=Oceans&boundaries=true,true,false,false,false&products=false,false,false&opacity=100#
Thunderstorms return to the forecast, expect isolated storms over far NE CA/ W NV and scattered storms south of US-50. Heavy rainfall potential particularly near burn scar areas in the central-eastern Sierra. Strong outflows up to 50-60 mph could produce blowing dust in the valleys.

 

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