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Beta Continues Moving Toward the Texas Coast; Teddy Brings Rip Currents & Swells to the East Coast

Beta continues to track slowly towards the western Gulf coast. Storm surge, tropical storm force winds, and a long duration heavy rainfall event with associated flooding are expected over parts of Texas and Louisiana. Meanwhile, Hurricane Teddy will remain over the Atlantic but still bring swells, rough surf, rip currents and coastal flooding to portions of the East Coast and Puerto Rico. Read More >


Severe thunderstorms marched across northeastern Wyoming and the Black Hills area the afternoon and evening of July 17, 2019. Tennis ball to baseball size hail was reported around Gillette and the northern Black Hills, and a tornado occurred near Four Corners, Wyoming. Higher concentrations of cloud-to-ground lightning flashes can be seen in these areas in the image to the right.

24-h CG lightning ending 6 am July 18th, 2019
24-hour cloud-to-ground lightning from 6 am July 17 to 6 am July 18, 2019
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