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Weather Update 8.4.21 - U.S.

Posted by Jarrett on Aug 4, 2021 7:41:54 AM


Summary: Monsoonal showers have been causing heavy rain and localized flash flooding over the last several days across the central and southern Rockies. This has caused Mudslides in Colorado through the Grizzly Creek burn scar, resulting in the indefinite closure of I-70 through Glenwood Canyon, CO.  Motorists should plan for an extended closure, and freight may be delayed. 
  
 
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Weather Update 7.9.21 - U.S.

Posted by Jarrett on Jul 9, 2021 8:33:18 AM


Summary: Tropical Storm Elsa will impact the Northeast U.S. today, spreading heavy rain, gusty winds and the threat of a few tornadoes up the East Coast, causing flash and urban flooding is expected across coastal New England. Thunderstorms, some with potentially significant severe weather, are expected Friday afternoon into Friday night across parts of the central Plains and Mid Missouri Valley. Dangerous heat will be found throughout much of the west, worsening this weekend. Current Advisories: New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine
 

New Jersey, New York, and New England
Tropical Storm 
  • 2-4 inches of rainfall, locally up to 6 
    • Flash and river flooding possible
  • Tropical Storm Force winds likely nearest the coast
    • 30mph wind gusts elsewhere
  • Tornadoes possible across Long Island and southeast New England
  • Gale Warning in place across coastal New Hampshire and Maine
 
 
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Weather Update 7.8.21 - U.S.

Posted by Jarrett on Jul 8, 2021 7:48:31 AM


Summary: Elsa is tracking through the Southeast U.S. after its Florida landfall, and will spread heavy rain, gusty winds and the threat of a few tornadoes across parts of southeast Georgia and South Carolina  today before pushing up the Mid-Atlantic on Thursday and Northeast by Friday. Torrential downpours throughout parts of South Texas may bring widespread, possibly life-threatening, flash flooding to the area. Excessive heat and fire weather threats are impacting the West. Current Advisories: Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts 

Georgia and South Carolina
Tropical Storm Warning
Tropical Storm conditions expected this morning along the GA and SC coasts
  • 3-5 inches of rain, locally up to 8
  • 39+mph sustained winds
  • Spin-off tornadoes possible
North Carolina
Tropical Storm Warning
Tropical Storm conditions expected this afternoon along the NC coast
  • 2-4 inches of rain, locally up to 6
  • Spin-off tornadoes possible
Mid-Atlantic 
Tropical Storm Warning
Tropical Storm conditions expected to begin early this evening
  • 2-4 inches of rain, locally up to 6
  • Spin-off tornadoes possible
New England
Tropical Storm Warning
Tropical Storm conditions expected across southern New England by Friday
  • 2-4 inches of rain, locally up to 6
New Hampshire and Maine
Gale Watch
Gale winds expected along the coasts Friday evening
 
 
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Weather Update 7.7.21 - U.S.

Posted by Jarrett on Jul 7, 2021 7:24:40 AM


Summary: Damaging winds, dangerous storm surge, and heavy rainfall likely across the west coast of Florida as Elsa moves through the region, with tropical storm conditions extending into the Southeast and coastal Mid-Atlantic by Thursday. Elsa is expected to make landfall today. Current Advisories: Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia

Florida
Hurricane Warning
Hurricane conditions expected today across parts of the Big Bend
  • From Chassahowitza to Steinhatchee River
  • 3-5ft storm surge 
    • Including Tampa Bay
  • 3-6 inches of rain, up to 9
  • 39+mph winds
Tropical Storm Warning
Tropical Storm conditions expected today across portions of northern and central FL 
  • West-central and northwest Florida coasts inland to to portions of north Florida
  • 3-6 inches of rain
  • 39+mph winds
  • Potential for isolated tornadoes
Georgia and South Carolina
Tropical Storm Warning
Tropical storm conditions expected to spread across southeast GA and the SC coast late tonight into tomorrow
  • 1-2ft storm surge
  • 2-4 inches of rain, up to 6
  • Potential for isolated tornadoes
North Carolina and Virginia
Tropical Storm Watch
Tropical Storm conditions possible along the coast by late Thursday into Friday
  • 1-3 inches of rain, up to 5
 
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Weather Update 7.6.21 - U.S.

Posted by Jarrett on Jul 6, 2021 7:49:19 AM


Summary: Elsa is expected pass near the Florida Keys early Tuesday and move near or over portions of the west coast of Florida. Tropical storm conditions, dangerous storm surge, and heavy rainfall are possible along the Florida Keys and portions of the west coast; along with isolated tornadoes in Florida. Current Advisories: Florida, Georgia, South Carolina

Florida
Tropical Storm Warning
Tropical Storm conditions are expected today across portions of the Florida Keys and the west coast of the state
  • Warning in place from Craig Key westward to the Dry Tortugas, and from Flamingo to the west coast from Ochlocknee River near Apalachicola, including:
    • Key West
    • Marco Island
    • Naples
    • Sanibel Island
    • Sarasota-Bradenton
    • Tampa-St. Petersburg
  • 3-5 inches of rain, locally up to 8 inches
  • 39+mph winds 
  • 3-5ft storm surge possible from Englewood to the mouth of the Aucilla River, including Tampa Bay. 
Hurricane Watch
Hurricane conditions are possible tonight and early Wednesday across west-central and big bend Florida 
  • From Egmont Key to the Steinhatchee River
Tropical Storm Watch
Tropical Storm conditions are possible late Wednesday and early Thursday
  • From Indian Pass, near Apalachicola, Florida, and eastward into inland North Florida. 
Georgia and South Carolina
​Tropical Storm Watch
​Tropical Storm conditions are possible late Wednesday and early Thursday along the Georgia and South Carolina coast
  • From St. Marys River, Georgia, to South Santee River, South Carolina
  • 3-5 inches of rain, locally up to 8 inches
 
Elsa became the first hurricane of the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season on July 2, almost six weeks earlier than the average date of the season's first Atlantic hurricane.
 
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Weather Update 7.2.21 - U.S.

Posted by Jarrett on Jul 2, 2021 7:36:44 AM


Summary: Tropical Storm Elsa is expected to move into the eastern Caribbean Sea over the course of today. While she is not currently a threat to the mainland U.S., there is a risk of storm surge, wind, and rainfall impacts in the Florida Keys and portions of the Florida Peninsula early next week. Current Advisories: Puerto Rico

Elsa's forecast uncertainty remains larger than usual due to potential interaction with the Greater Antilles this weekend. Interests in Florida should monitor Elsa's progress and updates to the forecast. Elsa is the earliest forming fifth named Atlantic storm on record.

Shipments to or from Puerto Rico will likely be impacted
 
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Weather Update 6.29.21 - U.S.

Posted by Jarrett on Jun 29, 2021 7:25:36 AM


Summary: Tropical Storm Danny made landfall late last night  just north of Hilton Head on Pritchards Island, SC. Danny has since weakened, and while major disruption is not expected, the remnants may produce isolated flash flooding -  especially in urban areas - across western and northern GA into central and northern AL today.
 

 
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Weather Update 6.21.21 - U.S.

Posted by Jarrett on Jun 21, 2021 7:56:41 AM


Summary: Tropical Storm Claudette is expected to slowly strengthen over the Carolinas as it approaches the Mid-Atlantic Coast from the west. Tropical Storm conditions are expected to develop along the coastal regions of the Carolinas before the storms moves into the Atlantic later today. Severe storms are possible across the Northeast U.S. Monday. Record breaking heat is expected in the Pacific Northwest. Active Advisories: North Carolina
 

Mid-Atlantic Coast
Tropical Storm Warning
Tropical Storm conditions are continuing today along the North Carolina Coast
  • 25-35mph winds, gusting up to 50mph
  • 1-3 feet storm surge in surge prone areas
  • Flash Flooding expected
 
Additionally, a strong tornado (likely EF3) touched down late last night in the southwest Chicago suburbs.
 
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Weather Update 6.18.21 - U.S.

Posted by Jarrett on Jun 18, 2021 7:27:06 AM


Summary: Over the last several days, a storm system has been organizing over the southern Gulf of Mexico. Now moving towards the US Gulf Coast, the currently named "Potential Tropical Cyclone Three" is expected to strengthen into a tropical storm later today, with a northeastward motion across the southeastern United States likely after landfall. Active Advisories: Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida

US Gulf Coast
Tropical Storm Warning
Tropical Storm conditions expected to begin today along areas of the central Gulf Coast
  • Intracoastal City, LA to Okaloosa/Walton County line, FL
    • Including New Orleans, Mobile, and Pensacola
  • Heavy Rainfall
  • Flash, urban, and small stream Flooding
  • Continuing through the weekend

Additionally, sweltering temperatures resulting in Excessive Heat advisories is continuing in parts of the West and Central Plains due to a large dome of stationary high pressure. 

 
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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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