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Major Heat Wave Out West; Flash Flooding in the Mid-Atlantic

A major heat wave will consume much of the Western U.S. over the next week with dangerously hot temperatures. Widespread excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are currently in effect. Also, low humidity and dry thunderstorm potential are adding to the fire danger across the Great Basin and Northwest. Meanwhile, a system is producing heavy rain and flash flood concerns in the Mid-Atlantic. Read More >

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Last Map Update: Sat, Aug. 15, 2020 at 1:04:25 pm PDT

National Weather Service Juneau, AK
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Temperatures will heat up for the end of the week into the weekend! Hottest day is expected Sunday with highs topping out in the upper 80s to mid 90s.
Hot and dry conditions this weekend will yield a high fire risk. Those planning to head out for outdoor recreation this weekend should be aware of the fire danger. Heed all fire restrictions and use caution with fire triggers (grills, cars, campfires, etc.).

 

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