The early-season heat across portions of the Southern U.S. will continue for much of this week with more potential record high temperatures. On Tuesday, expect 90s and triple digits from the southern Plains into parts of the Lower Mississippi Valley. Also on Tuesday, strong to severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rainfall will be possible from the central Plains into the Mid Mississippi Valley.
- Northwest winds 15 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph expected
- Gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects and make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles
- Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast
- Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast