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Potential Tropical Cyclone Sixteen Expected To Impact The Southeast U.S. Through The Weekend

Potential Tropical Cyclone Sixteen is forecast to move through the Gulf of Mexico today, before reaching the Florida Panhandle by early Saturday. Tropical storm force winds, storm surge, heavy rainfall and dangerous rip currents are expected. The system will continue to track northeast through the Southeast and Southern Mid-Atlantic over the weekend and produce locally heavy rain with gusty winds. Read More >

Overview

Severe storms with tornadoes, large hail, damaging straight-line winds, heavy rain, and flash flooding moved across northeastern Wyoming and western South Dakota during the afternoon and evening of July 3, 2019. Tornadoes were reported near both Allen, South Dakota, and southwest of Dewey, South Dakota (located across the border in Wyoming). The lightning map to the right shows that there were concentrated areas of cloud-to-ground lightning flashes in both of those areas.

24-h CG lightning ending 6 am July 4th, 2019
24-hour cloud-to-ground lightning from 6 am July 4 to 6 am July 5, 2019
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