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Enhanced Risk for Severe Thunderstorms Across the Upper Midwest; Flash Flooding Possible from the Upper Midwest to Southern Plains and Desert Southwest Through Friday

Portions of the Upper Midwest will see an increased threat for severe thunderstorms through this evening, with a few strong tornadoes possible. The same region remains on alert for additional flash flood concerns. Heavy rainfall may lead to flash flooding across the Desert Southwest today, and Southern Plains by Friday. Finally, Major-to-record river flooding continues across the Carolinas. Read More >

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Last Map Update: Thu, Sep. 20, 2018 at 3:22:45 pm CDT

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Widely scattered thunderstorms are expected to develop this afternoon in the hot and humid air across far eastern Oklahoma and western Arkansas. This activity will dissipate around sunset. Thunderstorm chances will increase across northeastern Oklahoma late tonight as a cold front approaches the area from the northwest. Showers and thunderstorms are expected to become widespread across much of the region Friday through Sunday as this front slowly pushes through the area. Widespread heavy rainfall of three to five inches is possible in some areas, with locally heavier amounts likely by Sunday evening.
Unseasonably hot and humid weather will continue today with high temperatures well into the 90s over much of the region and heat index values near 100 degrees by late afternoon. A cold front approaching the area late tonight will bring some relief Friday through the weekend as showers and thunderstorms overspread the region.
.Today...Sunny. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs 85 to 96.
.Tonight...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows 67 to 74.
.Fri...Occasional showers with thunderstorms likely. Highs 71 to 87.
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