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Weather Update 6.8.21 - U.S.

Posted by Jarrett on Jun 8, 2021 8:14:29 AM


Flash, urban, and small stream flooding, along with isolated river flooding is possible from Arkansas into Kentucky through Wednesday. Severe thunderstorms will be possible across portions of the northern Plains through Thursday. ACTIVE ADVISORIES: NEVADA, CALIFORNIA, MONTANA, ARKANSAS, AND LOUISIANA

Nevada
Wind Advisory
WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM PDT WEDNESDAY
  • Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts 40 to 50 mph expected
  • From 11 AM to 8 PM PDT Wednesday
  • Lincoln County, Western Clark and Southern Nye County and the Spring Mountains-Red Rock Canyon area
 
California
Wind Advisory
WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PDT TUESDAY
  • Sustained west winds 20 to 30 mph, with gusts around 50 mph expected
  • Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Blowing dust may reduce visibilities in some locations
  • Travel will be difficult, particularly for high profile vehicles
  • Highways affected: Highway 14, Highway 178, and Highway 58 
 
Montana
Flash Flood Warning
FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM MDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT
  • Thunderstorms will bring locally heavy rain in some areas this afternoon and evening
  • Rainfall in excess of 2 inches is possible from thunderstorms
  • Flash flooding is possible in any areas where heavy rain occurs this afternoon and tonight
 
Arkansas
Flash Flood Warning
FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 845 AM CDT THIS MORNING FOR SOUTHERN DESHA COUNTY
  • Flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other drainage and low lying areas.
  • Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches 
 
Louisiana
Flood Warning
THE FLOOD WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
  • Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast

 

**ADDITIONAL FLOOD ADVISORIES ARE IN EFFECT IN THE FOLLOWING STATES: TEXAS, OKLAHOMA, MISSISSIPPI, NEW YORK, AND NORTH DAKOTA**

 
 
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Weather Update 5.24.21 - U.S.

Posted by Jarrett on May 24, 2021 8:49:16 AM


Severe storms with large hail, severe gusts, and locally heavy rain may develop in the South and Central Plains. Continued heavy rain on saturated soils will prolong threat of flash flooding along the Texas Gulf Coast. ACTIVE ADVISORIES: IDAHO, MONTANA, NORTH DAKOTA, TEXAS, AND LOUISIANA 

Idaho
Lake Wind Advisory
LAKE WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR AMERICAN FALLS RESERVOIR
  • From 10 AM this morning to 9 PM MDT this evening
  • WHERE...American Falls Reservoir

Montana
Winter Storm Warning
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MDT TODAY FOR ELEVATIONS ABOVE 5500 FEET
  • Additional snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches
  • Winds gusting as high as 55 mph
  • Travel could be difficult at times. Expect areas of poor visibility and blowing snow

Wind Advisory

WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON CDT /11 AM MDT/ TODAY TO 9 PM CDT /8 PM MDT/ THIS EVENING

  • Southwest winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph expected
  • Gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects. Rough waves expected on area lakes, especially on the western end of Lake Sakakawea

North Dakota
Wind Advisory
WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON CDT /11 AM MDT/ TODAY TO 9 PM CDT /8 PM MDT/ THIS EVENING
  • Southwest winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph expected
  • Gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects. Rough waves expected on area lakes
 
Texas
Flash Flood Watch
FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING
  • Where: A portion of south central Texas
  • Rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches with isolated amounts of up to 4 inches possible
  • The heavy rainfall could lead to flash flooding of creeks, streams, and low water crossings
 
Louisiana
Flood Warning
THE FLOOD WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL TUEDSAY EVENING
  • Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast
 
 
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Weather Update 5.21.21 - U.S.

Posted by Jarrett on May 21, 2021 7:25:42 AM


A continuation of heavy rain across the eastern Texas and western Louisiana Gulf Coasts Friday may result in additional flooding, while Late-season snow will linger across higher elevations from the Sierra Nevada to the northern Rockies into the weekend. Active Advisories: Idaho, Montana.

Idaho
Winter Weather Advisory
Snow continuing this morning across the panhandle
  • 2-4 inches additional snow
  • Until 10 AM MDT today
Montana
Winter Storm Warning
Heavy snow continuing this morning across western MT
  • 5 inches additional mountain snow
  • 1-3 inches of valley snow
  • Until 9 AM MDT this morning
 
Flood Warnings are in effect across parts of Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi. High Winds are present across parts of California, Utah, Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas. 
 
 
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Weather Update 5.20.21 - U.S.

Posted by Jarrett on May 20, 2021 7:59:01 AM


Heavy rain across the Gulf Coasts of Texas and Louisiana will continue to result in a significant flood risk into this weekend., and severe thunderstorms with large hail and wind damage will be possible Thursday across parts of the northern High Plains. Meanwhile, a deep upper-level low over the Pacific Northwest will advance southward to California and the Great Basin.  The associated upper-level trough will help produce late-season snow over parts of the Pacific Northwest, Northern Rockies, Great Basin, and the higher elevations of California. Active Advisories: Oregon, California, Idaho, Montana

Oregon
Winter Weather Advisory
Snow continuing this morning across south central OR
  • 1-2 inches of snow
  • Until 8 AM PDT today
California
Winter Weather Advisory
Snow occurring across the northern Sierra Nevada
  • 2 inches additional snow
  • Until midnight tonight
Idaho
Winter Weather Advisory
Snow continuing today above 5500ft across the panhandle
  • 2-7 inches of snow
  • Until 6 AM MDT Friday
Montana
Winter Storm Warning
Heavy snow continuing today across western MT
  • 12-24 inches of mountain snow
  • 5-12 inches of valley snow
  • Until 9 AM MDT Friday
 
Flood Warnings are in effect across parts of Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi. High Winds are occurring across parts of California, Nevada, Utah, Arizona, Montana, and Florida
 
 
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Weather Update 5.19.21 - U.S.

Posted by Jarrett on May 19, 2021 7:46:48 AM


Late season snowfall is expected tonight over parts of the Pacific Northwest into parts of the Northern Rockies. Meanwhile, a widespread and significant flood risk continues across the south-central U.S. from repeated rounds of intense rain and strong to severe thunderstorms. Flash flood watches are in effect for large part of the ArkLaTex. Today's concern extends from the Louisiana and extreme Upper Texas Gulf Coast to northeastern Texas and southeastern Oklahoma before shifting to all of eastern Texas on Wednesday. Active Advisories: Oregon, California, Nevada, Idaho, Montana

Oregon
Winter Weather Advisory
Snow expected tonight across south central OR
  • 1-4 inches of snow above 5000ft
  • 1 inch of snow below 5000ft
  • From 11 PM Wednesday to 11 AM PDT Thursday
California
Winter Weather Advisory
Snow expected tonight across the northern Sierra Nevada
  • 2-4 inches of snow
    • Locally up to 6 inches
  • Midnight to 6 PM Thursday
Will likely impact transit through the region, including along I-80 through Donner Pass
 
Nevada
Winter Weather Advisory
Snow expected overnight tonight across northwest NV
  • 1-3 inches of snow
  • From 11 PM Wednesday to 11 AM PDT Thursday
Idaho
Winter Weather Advisory
Snow expected today across the panhandle
  • 4-11 inches of snow
  • From 5 AM Wednesday to 5 AM PDT Friday
Montana
Winter Storm Warning
Heavy snow expected across western MT
  • 10-20 inches of snow
  • From 9 PM this evening to 9 AM MDT Friday
 
Flood Warnings are in place across parts of Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi
 
 
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Weather Update 5.18.21 - U.S.

Posted by Jarrett on May 18, 2021 7:36:29 AM


A front extending from the Northern Rockies to Northern California will advance eastward to the Upper Midwest westward to the Great Basin by Thursday morning. High elevation snow will develop over parts of the Pacific Northwest into parts of the Northern Rockies on Tuesday. Behind the front, the snow levels will lower as the rain and higher elevation snow returns to the Pacific Northwest/Northern Rockies later on Wednesday afternoon into Thursday morning. Active Advisories: Montana

Montana
Winter Storm Watch
Heavy snow possible across western MT beginning tomorrow evening
  • 6-14 inches of snow
  • 2-5 inches in lower elevations
  • From Wednesday evening through Friday afternoon

Widespread Flooding is also impacting parts of Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi

 
 
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Weather Update 5.11.21 - U.S.

Posted by Jarrett on May 11, 2021 8:23:43 AM


Isolated strong to severe storms capable of producing large hail and damaging wind gusts may occur across parts of the southern Plains into the Southeast. Heavy rains may cause localized flash, urban, and small stream flooding from the Southern Plains across the Lower Mississippi Valley through Wednesday.

Colorado
Winter Storm Warning
WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THIS EVENING
  • Moderate to heavy snow will expected midday
  • Additional snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches expected by 6 pm with the highest amounts above 7500 feet
  • Roads will likely become slick and hazardous this afternoon
Wyoming
Winter Storm Warning
WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MDT TODAY
  • Additional snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches above 9000 feet 
  • Total snow accumulations of 8 to 16 inches
  • Mountain travel will be dangerous or impossible due to icy, snow packed roads and low visibility in falling snow
Texas
High Wind Watch
HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT
  • Northeast winds 35 to 45 mph with gusts up to 65 mph possible
  • Travel could be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles

 

Additional Flood Advisories are issued for the following states; Texas Louisiana, Arkansas, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida

 
 
 
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Weather Update 5.10.21 - U.S.

Posted by Jarrett on May 10, 2021 8:28:59 AM


Isolated severe thunderstorms capable of producing large to very large hail and severe wind gusts may occur Monday across parts of south-central Texas. Heavy snow is forecast over parts of the central Rockies from Monday afternoon into Tuesday.

Idaho
Freeze Warning
FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 9 AM MDT TUESDAY
  • sub-freezing temperatures as low as 31 expected
Wyoming
Winter Storm Warning
MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW EXPECTED TO IMPACT TRAVEL ACROSS PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST WYOMING TODAY THROUGH TUESDAY
  • Total snow accumulations of 8 to 16 inches expected
  • Mountain travel will be extremely dangerous or impossible due to icy, snow packed roads
  • Very low visibility in falling snow
Colorado
Winter Storm Warning
WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 3 PM MDT TUESDAY
  • Total snow accumulations of 8 to 16 inches expected
  • Travel will be extremely difficult
Louisiana
Flash Flood Warning
FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
  • Showers and storms will produce locally heavy rainfall mainly during the mid to late morning
  • Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches with isolated 3 to 4 inches is possible through midday
Mississippi
Flood Warning
FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
  • Rivers are expected to rise causing flooding in those areas
 
 
 
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Weather Update 5.6.21 - U.S.

Posted by Jarrett on May 6, 2021 8:04:28 AM


Strong to severe storms may linger in Florida as a slow moving cold front continues east. A weather system in the Central U.S. may produce strong thunderstorms in the Middle Mississippi Valley. Heavy rain could cause flash flooding in Hawaii.

Wyoming
Winter Storm Warning
Portions of Lake County and eastern Klamath County
  • Southwest winds 30 to 35 mph with gusts up to 55 mph
    expected
  • Blowing dust could lower visibilties at times
Kentucky
Special Weather Statement
Dense fog this morning, especially in low lying areas and near bodies of water
  • A few strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible
  • Damaging wind gusts and small hail
 
Additionally, Flood Watches are in effect across parts of Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas, Hawaii, and Texas
 
 
 
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Weather Update 5.3.21 - U.S.

Posted by Jarrett on May 3, 2021 8:04:25 AM


Spring cold front set to bring multiple rounds of heavy rain and severe thunderstorms today and Tuesday across a large area stretching from the Southern Plains and Mid-South to the Southeast

Wyoming
Winter Storm Warning
Heavy snow expected with heaviest amounts along and just east of the Continental Divide
  • Additional snow accumulations of 3 to 8 inches
  • Will diminish by tonight
 
Additionally, Flood Watches are in effect across parts of Louisiana, Nebraska, Arkansas, and Texas
 
 
 
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