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Weather Update 8.4.22

Posted by Jarrett on Aug 4, 2022 8:39:11 AM


Summary:
Widespread heat and dangerous heat indices will stretch from Texas to the Northeast and across Montana. Record high temperatures are expected along the I-95 corridor from Boston to Washington, DC. Heavy rain may produce flooding across the Southwestern U.S. and across the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley. Fire weather and isolated dry thunderstorms are likely from the Interior Northwest to Montana.

 

Montana

High Wind Warning
  • High Wind Warning remains in effect until 9 PM MDT this evening
    • Southwest winds 30 to 40 mph, with gusts up to 65 mph, are expected
    • Impacts: High winds may move loose debris, damage property and cause power outages. Travel could be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles

Missouri

Flood Warning
  • Flood Warning remains in effect until 9 AM CDT this morning
    • Flooding caused by excessive rainfall continues
    • Impacts: Numerous roads remain closed due to flooding

Additional Flood Warnings include but are not limited to: Arizona, South Dakota, Illinois, and Kentucky


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Weather Update 7.29.22

Posted by Jarrett on Jul 29, 2022 8:41:15 AM


Summary:
The dangerous heat wave in the Northwest will continue into the weekend. Continued heavy rain and thunderstorms will exacerbate flooding and cause flash flooding the next few days across parts of the Ohio and Tennessee Valleys into the central Appalachians. Daily rounds of heavy downpours could cause flash flooding across portions of Arizona to the Four-Corners region into the weekend.

 

Kentucky

Flood Warning
  • Flood Warning remains in effect until late tonight
    • Moderate flooding is occurring
    • Where: The Flood Warning is for the South Fork of the Kentucky River at Booneville
    • Impacts: Flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations is imminent or occurring. Road closures expected including Highway 30

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Weather Update 7.28.22

Posted by Jarrett on Jul 28, 2022 8:36:14 AM


Summary:
A dangerous heat wave, with widespread excessive heat warnings, heat advisories, and record breaking temperatures will continue to impact the Northwestern U.S. the rest of the week into the upcoming weekend. Excessive rainfall is expected to lead to flooding near the central High Plains and across the Ohio Valley.

 

West Virginia 

 Flood Warning
  • Flash Flood Warning  in effect until 10:30 AM EDT this morning
    • Flooding caused by excessive rainfall continues
    • Impacts: One lane of U.S. Route 60 remains closed at Rupert due to high water flooding

 

Kentucky

Flood Warning
  • Flood Warning in effect until 2:15 PM EDT this afternoon
    • Flooding caused by excessive rainfall is expected
    • Impacts: Flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations is imminent or occurring

 

Virginia

Flash Flood Warning / Flood Warning
  • Flash Flood Warning in effect until noon EDT today
    • Flash flooding caused by heavy rain
    • Impacts: Flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations is imminent or occurring
  • Flood Warning in effect until 11 AM EDT
    • Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly

 


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Weather Update 7.26.22

Posted by Jarrett on Jul 26, 2022 8:28:04 AM


Summary:
A dangerous heat wave with record warm temperatures will persist across the Northwestern U.S. this week. Intense heat will linger in the south-central U.S. through Wednesday. A threat of flash flooding will exist from the Southwest into the Southern Rockies as well as from the Ohio Valley into the Appalachians through the week.

Missouri 

Flash Flood Warning / Flood Warning
  • Flash Flood Warning remains in effect until 9:30 AM CDT this morning
    • Between 4 and 7 inches of rain have fallen. Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches are possible in the warned area
    • Flash flooding is already occurring
    • Where: Central Saint Louis County and The Saint Louis City
    • Impacts: High water accumulated on highways and backroads can submerge vehicles. Expect road closures, including Interstate 70 in Missouri near exit 23.
  • Flood Warning in effect from this morning to late Thursday morning
    • Minor flooding is forecast
    • Impacts: State Highway H near the West Fork Cuivre River bridge will be closed due to flooding

Illinois

Flash Flood Warning / Flood Warning
  • Flash Flood Warning in effect until 12:45 PM CDT today
    • Between 2 and 4 inches of rain have fallen. Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches are possible in the warned area. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly
    • Impacts: Flash flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other poor drainage and low-lying areas
  • Flood Warning in effect until 11:30 AM CDT this morning
    • Flooding caused by excessive rainfall is expected
    • Impacts: Low-water crossings are inundated with water and may not be passable. Expect many areas of slow moving or standing water

 


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Weather Update 6.17.22

Posted by Jarrett on Jun 17, 2022 9:15:46 AM


Summary:
Scattered severe thunderstorms will spread across the Ohio Valley and into Upstate New York into this evening. Large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes can be expected. Excessive heat is in place today over the mid-Mississippi Valley and southern Arizona. Another round of excessive heat is expected to spread from the northern Plains into the Southeast U.S. from Saturday into mid next week.

 

California

Wind Advisory
  • Wind Advisory now in effect until 9 PM PDT this evening
    • Southwest winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph expected
      • Localized higher gusts possible in wind prone locations
    • Impacts: Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result

 

Nevada

High Wind Warning
  • High Wind Warning remains in effect from 9 PM this morning to 11 PM PDT this evening
    • Southwest winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph expected
      • Localized higher gusts possible in wind prone locations
    • Impacts: High winds may move loose debris, damage property and cause power outages. Travel will be difficult especially for high profile vehicles. Blowing dust may reduce visibilities at times, which in turn could make travel challenging

 

Utah

High Wind Warning
  • High Wind Warning remains in effect from 10 AM this morning to 10 PM MDT this evening
    • Southwest winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 60 mph expected
    • Impacts: High winds may move loose debris, damage property and cause power outages. Travel will be difficult especially for high profile vehicles. Areas of blowing dust are expected across the area may suddenly and significantly reduce visibility in some locations. This includes areas along I-15.

 

Montana

High Wind Warning
  • High Wind Warning remains in effect from 9 AM this morning to 9 PM MDT this evening
    • South winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph expected
    • Impacts: High winds may move loose debris, damage property and cause power outages. Travel could be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles

 

North Dakota & South Dakota

Wind Advisory
  • Wind Advisory remains in effect from noon to 8 PM CDT this evening
    • Southeast winds around 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph expected
    • Impacts: High winds may move loose debris, damage property and cause power outages. Travel could be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles
 
Additional Flood Advisories include but not limited to the following: Montana, South Dakota, Minnesota, and Ohio
 

 


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Weather Update 6.16.22

Posted by Jarrett on Jun 16, 2022 9:42:13 AM


Summary: Dangerous and record heat will persist in the Midwest to the Southeast, impacting nearly a third of the U.S. population. Scattered severe thunderstorms and localized flash flooding are expected across parts of the Upper Midwest.

 

California

Wind Advisory
  • Wind Advisory in effect from 2 PM to 9 PM PDT Friday
    • Southwest winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph expected
    • Localized higher gusts possible in wind prone locations
    • Impacts: Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result.

Nevada

Blowing Dust Advisory / Wind Advisory
  • Blowing Dust Advisory in effect from 2 PM Thursday to 9 PM PDT Friday
    • Visibility between one quarter mile and one mile in blowing dust expected in areas downwind of dry lake beds and desert sinks
    • Impacts: Hazardous driving conditions due to reduced visibility
  • Wind Advisory remains in effect form 11 AM this morning to 11 PM PDT this evening
    • South winds 20 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph expected
    • Impacts: Damaging winds could blow down trees and power lines. Power outages are possible. Travel could be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Areas of blowing dust and sand are likely

 

Additional Flood Advisories include but not limited to the following: Idaho, North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Arkansas

 

 


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Weather Update 6.15.22

Posted by Jarrett on Jun 15, 2022 9:09:00 AM


Summary: Dangerous and record heat will persist in the Midwest to the Southeast, impacting nearly a third of the U.S. population. Scattered severe thunderstorms and localized flash flooding are expected across parts of the Upper Midwest.

 

Montana

High Wind Warning / Flood Warning / Winter Weather Advisory
  • High Wind Warning remains in effect until 9 PM MDT this evening
    • West at 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph
    • Impacts: Damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines. Travel
      will be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles
  • Flood Warning now in effect until tomorrow morning
    • Major flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast
      • This approaches the flood of record
    • Impacts: Possible road closures
  • Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until noon MDT Today
    • Wet snow for elevations above 6000 feet
      • Additional snow accumulations up to two inches
    • Winds gusting as high as 55 mph
    • Impacts: Travel will continue to be difficult through this morning`s commute, especially over Kings Hill Pass and Deep Creek Pass. Strong winds could cause extensive damage to snow-loaded trees and power line.

 

North Dakota

High Wind Warning
  • High Wind Warning remains in effect until 10 PM CDT this evening
    • West winds to 40 mph with gusts up to 65 mph expected
    • Impacts: High winds may move loose debris, damage property and cause power outages. Travel could be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Briefly stronger wind gusts will be possible with any showers that develop.

 

South Dakota

High Wind Warning
  • High Wind Warning in effect from 11 AM this morning to 9 PM MDT this evening
    • West winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 65 mph expected
    • Impacts: Travel could be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Strong winds can cause blowing dust, reduced visibility, and flying debris

 

Additional Flood Advisories include but not limited to the following: Idaho, North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, Minnesota, and Arkansas

 

Costal Flood Warnings include buy not limited to the following: Delaware, New Jersey, and New York


 


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Weather Update 6.14.22

Posted by Jarrett on Jun 14, 2022 9:48:30 AM


Summary: Dangerous, record-setting heat is expected to extend from the Midwest to the Southeast through midweek. Severe thunderstorms are expected over parts of the northern/central Plains, the Midwest, and the Mid-Atlantic

California

High Wind Warning
  • High Wind Warning remains in effect until 11 AM PDT this morning
    • North winds 25 to 40 mph with damaging gusts up to 60 mph expected
      • The winds will be strongest near and through the I-5 corridor
    • Impacts: Damaging winds will blow down large objects such as trees and power lines. Power outages are expected. Travel will be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Major roadways impacted by the strong winds include Interstate 5 as well as Highways 14 and 33

 

Idaho

Flood Warning / Wind Advisory
  • Flood Warning remains in effect until Wednesday morning
    • Major flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast
    • Impacts: Flooding of creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations is expected. Mud slides, rock slides or debris flows in steep terrain or near recent burn scars is possible.
  • Wind Advisory in effect form 8 AM this morning to 9 PM MDT this evening
    • Southwest winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 45 mph expected
    • Impacts: Gusty winds could make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Unsecured objects may be blown around

 

Montana

High Wind Warning / Winter Storm Warning
  • High Wind Warning remains in effect until Midnight MDT tonight
    • West winds gusting 50 to 60 mph expected
    • Impacts: Damaging winds may blow down or damage trees and power lines. Power outages are possible. Travel will be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Strong crosswinds will make travel difficult along Highway 191 from Big Timber through Judith
      Gap.
  • Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 6 AM MDT Wednesday above 5000 ft
    • Heavy snow for elevations above 5000 feet.
      • Additional snow accumulations of up to 10 inches from 5000 feet to 6000 feet
      • Between 10 and 20 inches from 6000+ feet
    • Winds gusting as high as 70 mph
    • Impacts: Travel could be very difficult due to high snowfall rate and will quickly lead to snow covered routes

 

Wyoming

High Wind Warning
  • High Wind Warning remains in effect until 6 PM MDT this evening
    • West winds 30 to 40 MPH with gusts up to 60 MPH expected
    • Impacts: Strong cross winds will be hazardous to light weight and high profile vehicles, including campers and tractor trailers

 

Oklahoma

Wind Advisory
  • Wind Advisory in effect from 8 AM this morning to 7 PM CDT this evening
    • South winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts around 40 mph expected
    • Impacts: Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result

 

New Jersey & Delaware

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Costal Flood Advisory
  • in effect from 7 PM this evening to 1 AM EDT Wednesday
  • Costal Flood Advisory
  • Up to one half foot of inundation above ground level expected in low-lying areas near shorelines and tidal waterways
  • Impacts: Potential road closures possible due to tidal flooding
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    Additional Flood Advisories include but not limited to the following: Washington, North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, and Arkansas

     


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    Weather Update 6.13.22

    Posted by Jarrett on Jun 13, 2022 8:41:43 AM


    Summary: Dangerous heat, and increasing winds, will expand across the center of the United States through early this week as many new daily record high temperatures are in the forecast. Meanwhile, across the Northwest and northern Intermountain West, unsettled weather will persist as excessive runoff and occasionally heavy rainfall may result in flooding.

     

     

    California

    Wind Advisory
    • Wind Advisory now in effect until 8 PM PDT this evening
      • West winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up 45 to 50 mph
      • Impacts: Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result. Locally reduced visibility from blowing dust and sand

     

    Nevada

    Wind Advisory
    • Wind Advisory remains in effect from 11 AM this morning to 8 PM PDT this evening
      • For the Wind Advisory, northwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph expected
      • Impacts: Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects

     

    Idaho

    Flood Warning
    • Flood Warning remains in effect until noon PDT Today
      • Flooding caused by excessive rainfall continues
      • Impacts: Flooding of creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations is expected. Mud slides, rock slides or debris flows in steep terrain or near recent burn scars is possible.

     

    Montana

    High Wind Warning / Winter Storm Warning
    • High Wind Warning in effect from Midnight tonight to Midnight MDT Tuesday night
      • West winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph expected
      • Impacts: High winds may move loose debris, damage property and cause power outages. Travel could be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.
    • Winter Storm Warning in effect from 6 PM today to 6 AM MDT Wednesday above 5000 ft
      • Heavy snow expected above 5000 feet
        • Total snow accumulations of 3 to 8 inches above 5000 feet...including Marias Pass
        • Above 6000 feet, snow accumulations of 8 to 15 inches with up to 2 feet above 7000 feet
      • Winds gusting as high as 45 mph, especially on the ridgetops
      • Where: West Glacier Region
      • Impacts: Travel could be very difficult in the backcountry. Periods of slushy roads are
        possible for Marias Pass Monday night into Tuesday morning
     
    Additional Flood Advisories include but not limited to the following: Washington, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, and Arkansas

     


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    Weather Update 6.3.22

    Posted by Jarrett on Jun 3, 2022 8:18:05 AM


    Summary:

    The first Atlantic tropical system is expected to slowly strengthen to a tropical storm. Heavy rain will affect portions of the Florida Peninsula and Florida Keys into the weekend. There is potential for considerable flash and urban flooding in South Florida and the Keys. Elsewhere, widely scattered severe thunderstorms are possible over parts of the central and southern High Plains.

     

    Florida

    Tropical Storm Warning
    • Tropical Storm Warning remains in effect until further notice
      • tropical storm-force winds are expected somewhere within this area within the next 36 hours
      • Peak Wind Forecast: 10-20 mph with gusts to 25 mph
      • Peak Rainfall Amounts: Additional 2-4 inches, with locally higher amounts
      • Impacts: Plan for hazardous wind of equivalent tropical storm force. Hazardous driving conditions on bridges and other elevated roadways. Some streets and parking lots take on moving water as storm drains and retention ponds overflow
     
    Additional Flood Advisories include but not limited to the following: North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Kansas, and Missouri, Oklahoma, and Texas
     

     


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