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U.S. Weather Update 5.31.23

Posted by Jarrett on May 31, 2023 8:40:06 AM


Summary:
Isolated strong to severe thunderstorms capable of damaging wind gusts, hail, and isolated flash flooding will continue across the central and southern High Plains. Scattered showers and thunderstorms, with locally heavy amounts possible, are expected to initiate over the Florida Peninsula. Elevated to critical fire weather conditions in the Southwest. Impacted Lanes: I-10, I-25, I-40, I-335, I-35, I-470, I-49, I-29


Texas
Flood Watch remains in effect until 6 AM CDT Thursday morning

  • Flooding caused by excessive rainfall is possible.
  • Impacts: Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, roadways, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations. Creeks and streams may rise out of their banks. Flooding may occur in poor drainage and urban areas. Low-water crossings may be flooded.

Flood Advisory remains in effect until 8:15 AM CDT this morning

  • Flooding caused by excessive rainfall is expected.
  • Impacts: Minor flooding in low-lying and poor drainage areas. Overflowing poor drainage areas. Ponding of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent. Low-water crossings may be flooded. 

Flood Warning remains in effect until 8:15 PM CDT Thursday evening

  • Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
  • Impacts: Minor flooding in low-lying and poor drainage areas. Streams continue to rise due to excess runoff from earlier rainfall. Low-water crossings may be flooded. 

California
Wind Advisory remains in effect until 5 AM PDT Thursday morning

  • West winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph expected.
  • Impacts: Difficult driving conditions, especially for larger vehicles traveling along roads with crosswinds. Light, unsecured objects may become airborne. Minor tree damage possible.

Additional Flood Advisories include but are not limited to: Montana, New Mexico and Kansas

Additional Flood Watches include but are not limited to: New Mexico, Oklahoma and Mississippi

Additional Flood Warnings include but are not limited to: Idaho, Arizona, Utah, North Dakota, South Dakota and Kansas


 
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U.S. Weather Update 5.30.23

Posted by Jarrett on May 30, 2023 8:37:00 AM


Summary:
Isolated strong to severe thunderstorms capable of gusty winds, hail, and isolated flash flooding will be possible across parts of the Plains through Wednesday. Critical fire weather is possible on Wednesday in southwest New Mexico. Excessive rainfall may result in some flooding in the northern High Plains late this week. Impacted Lanes: I-80, I-580


Texas
Flood Warning remains in effect until 4 PM CDT this afternoon

  • Flooding caused by excessive rainfall continues.
  • Impacts: Flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, roadways, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations is imminent or occurring. Streams continue to rise due to excess runoff from earlier rainfall. It will take several hours for all the water from these storms to work through local drainage systems in urban areas.

Colorado
Flood Advisory remains in effect until 6 PM MDT this evening

  • Minor flooding caused by snowmelt is occurring.
  • Impacts: Minor flooding in low-lying and poor drainage areas. River or stream flows are elevated due to high flows from snowmelt. Water over some roadways. 

California
Wind Advisory remains in effect until 8 AM PDT Wednesday morning

  • West winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 55 mph expected.
  • Impacts: Difficult driving conditions, especially for larger vehicles traveling along roads with crosswinds. Light, unsecured objects may become airborne. Minor tree damage possible.

Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 11 PM PDT this evening

  • Flash flooding caused by excessive rainfall continues to be possible this afternoon and evening.
  • Impacts: Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other flood-prone locations. Area creeks and streams are running high and could flood with heavy rain. Extensive street flooding is also possible in urbanized locations.

Additional Flood Advisories include but are not limited to: Nevada, Utah, and New Mexico

Additional Flood Warnings include but are not limited to: Nevada, Idaho, Arizona, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Nebraska

Additional Flash Flood Watches include but are not limited to: Nevada, and Mississippi


 
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U.S. Weather Update 5.26.23

Posted by Jarrett on May 26, 2023 9:11:43 AM


Summary:
Weak upper level systems is producing widespread showers and thunderstorms, isolated severe, in the High Plains and across most of the Intermountain West. A developing non-tropical low in the Southeast will produce locally heavy rain along the coast. Dry, gusty winds are producing elevated fire weather threats in the Southwest. Impacted Lanes: I-90, I-15, I-84, I-80, I-27, I-40


Nebraska
Flash Flood Warning remains in effect until 9:45 AM CDT this morning

  • Flash flooding caused by thunderstorms.
  • 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 remains in effect until 12:45 PM CDT 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. Numerous roads remain closed due to flooding. Expect many areas of slow moving or standing water. 

Montana
Flood Advisory remains in effect until 12 PM MDT Saturday

  • Flooding caused by rain and snowmelt continues.
  • Impacts: Minor flooding in low-lying and poor drainage areas. Water may be over some roadways.

Flood Watch remains in effect until 11:59 PM MDT this evening

  • Flooding caused by excessive rainfall continues to be possible.
  • Impacts: Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations. Flooding may occur in poor drainage and urban areas. Low-water crossings may be flooded. 

South Carolina
Wind Advisory remains in effect until 6 AM EDT Saturday morning

  • North winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph expected. 
  • Impacts: Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result. Travel could be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.

North Carolina
Coastal Flood Warning remains in effect until 11:59 PM EDT Saturday evening

  • 3 to 4 feet of inundation above ground level expected in low-lying areas near shorelines and tidal waterways.
  • Impacts: Numerous roads may be closed. Low lying property including homes, businesses, and some critical infrastructure will be inundated.

Additional Flash Flood Warnings include but are not limited to: New Mexico, and Texas

Additional Flood Warnings include but are not limited to: Idaho, Nevada, Utah, North Dakota, and South Dakota

Additional Flood Advisories include but are not limited to: Idaho, Utah, Colorado, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas

Additional Flood Watches include but are not limited to: Colorado, Kansas, and Mississippi

Additional Wind Advisories include but are not limited to: Georgia

Additional Coastal Flood Warnings include but are not limited to: Maryland


 
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U.S. Weather Update 5.19.23

Posted by Jarrett on May 19, 2023 8:26:53 AM


Summary:
Reduced visibilities and air quality concerns will continue across the northern tier of the country from wildfires. Rainfall and severe thunderstorms are forecast for the Southern Plains into the Lower Mississippi Valley. Above-normal and record warmth continues for parts of the West. Heavy rainfall are bringing flooding impacts to portions of Hawaii, American Samoa, and Guam. Impacted Lanes: I-40, I-25, I-70, I-35


Oklahoma
Flood Advisory remains in effect until 9:45 AM CDT this morning

  • Flooding caused by excessive rainfall is expected.
  • Impacts: Minor flooding in low-lying and poor drainage areas. Water over roadways. Some low-water crossings may become impassable.

Colorado
Flood Warning remains in effect until 10 AM MDT this morning

  • Flooding caused by excessive rainfall continues.
  • Impacts: Flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, roadways, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations is imminent or occurring. Low-water crossings are inundated with water and may not be passable.

Flood Advisory remains in effect until further notice

  • Flooding caused by rain and snowmelt continues.
  • Impacts: Minor flooding in low-lying and poor drainage areas is likely. Some roadways and low-water crossings may be inundated with water and become impassable.

Additional Flood Advisories include but are not limited to: Idaho, Utah, New Mexico and North Carolina

Additional Flood Warnings include but are not limited to: Washington, Idaho, Nevada, Nebraska, Texas, North Dakota and South Dakota


 
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U.S. Weather Update 5.17.23

Posted by Jarrett on May 17, 2023 8:38:07 AM


Summary:
Locally heavy showers and thunderstorms are along the Gulf Coast, Southwest and Northwest. Dry and breezy conditions continue to produce elevated fire weather conditions today in portions of Coastal New England. Much above normal temperatures continue in the West. Impacted Lanes: I-75, I-64


Kentucky
Dense Fog Advisory remains in effect until 10 AM EDT this morning

  • Areas of dense fog have developed and will reduce visibility to a quarter mile or less. Fog will linger during the morning commute before lifting and dissipating by mid morning. 
  • Impacts: Hazardous driving conditions due to low visibility.

Idaho
Flood Warning remains in effect until 4 PM MDT Friday afternoon

  • Flooding caused by rain and snowmelt is occurring.
  • Impacts: Flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations will continue. Some roads and low-water crossings will be flooded.

Flood Advisory remains in effect until 4 PM MDT Friday afternoon

  • Ponding of water in low-lying areas and flooding of streams and creeks caused by a combination of rain and melting snow continues.
  • Impacts: Minor flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone areas continues. Water is periodically flooding over a few roadways.

Additional Flood Advisories include but are not limited to: Utah and Colorado

Additional Flood Warnings include but are not limited to: Washington, Nevada, Utah, Arizona, North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois, Missouri, Arkansas, Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi


 
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U.S. Weather Update 5.16.23

Posted by Jarrett on May 16, 2023 8:36:39 AM


Summary:
A low pressure wave will spread heavy rain and thunderstorms across portions of the Ohio Valley and central Appalachians. Dry and breezy conditions will produce elevated fire weather conditions in portions of Coastal New England. Impacted Lanes: I-76, I-70, I-95, I-10


Nebraska
Dense Fog Advisory remains in effect until 10 AM CDT this morning 

  • Visibility one quarter mile or less in dense fog.
  • Impacts: Hazardous driving conditions due to low visibility.

Idaho
Flood Advisory remains in effect until 4 PM MDT Friday afternoon

  • Ponding of water in low-lying areas and flooding of streams and creeks caused by a combination of rain and melting snow continues.
  • Impacts: Minor flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, roadways, and other low-lying and flood-prone areas continues. Water is periodically flooding over a few roadways.

Flood Watch remains in effect until 11 PM PDT this evening 

  • Flash flooding caused by excessive rainfall is possible. 
  • Impacts: Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, roadways, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations. Urbanized areas with poor drainage will be especially susceptible to flash flooding with thunderstorms.

Flood Warning remains in effect until further notice

  • Minor flooding due to rain and melting snow is occurring.
  • Impacts: Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, roadways, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations. 

Additional Dense Fog Advisories include but are not limited to: Colorado, Kansas, and Florida

Additional Flood Advisories include but are not limited to: Colorado, Utah, and Missouri

Additional Flood Warnings include but are not limited to: North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas

Additional Flood Watches include but are not limited to: Washington, and Mississippi


 
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U.S. Weather Update 5.12.23

Posted by Jarrett on May 12, 2023 8:35:21 AM


Summary:
A very active weather pattern will produce severe thunderstorms and excessive rainfall for the next several days across the mid section of the nation. An early-season heat wave is possible this weekend for coastal portions of the Pacific Northwest and the San Joaquin Valley in California. Impacted Lanes: I-94, I-90, I-25, I-70, I-76


Kansas
Flood Watch remains in effect until 1 PM CDT this afternoon

  • Flash flooding caused by excessive rainfall continues to be possible.
  • Impacts: Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, roadways, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations.

Flash Flood Warning remains in effect until 9 AM CDT this morning

  • Flash flooding caused by thunderstorms.
  • Impacts: Flash flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other poor drainage and low-lying areas.

Colorado
Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 12 PM MDT this afternoon

  • Heavy snow ongoing. Additional snow accumulations up to 4 inches. Winds gusting as high as 35 mph.
  • Impacts: Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact the Friday morning commute.

Flood Advisory remains in effect until 9 AM MDT this morning

  • Small stream flooding caused by excessive rainfall continues.
  • Impacts: Minor flooding in low-lying and poor drainage areas. Water over roadways is possible. 

Flood Watch remains in effect until 12 PM MDT this afternoon

  • Flash flooding caused by excessive rainfall will be possible.
  • Impacts: Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, roadways,  and other low-lying and flood-prone locations. Creeks and streams may rise out of their banks. Flooding may occur in poor drainage and urban areas. 

South Dakota
Wind Advisory  remains in effect until 11:59 PM MDT this evening

  • North winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph expected.
  • Impacts: Sudden wind gusts can cause drivers to lose control, especially in lightweight or high profile vehicles. Strong winds can cause blowing dust, reduced visibility, and flying debris.

Flood Warning remains in effect until 10:45 PM MDT this evening

  • Flooding caused by excessive rainfall is expected to continue.
  • Impacts: Flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, roadways, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations is imminent or occurring. 

New Mexico 
High Wind Warning remains in effect until 11 AM MDT Saturday morning

  • East winds 25 to 45 mph with gusts up to 65 mph possible. 
  • Impacts: Damaging winds could blow down trees and power lines. Power outages are possible. Travel could be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Blowing dust possible. 

Additional Flood Advisories include but are not limited to: Idaho, Oklahoma, and Texas 

Additional Flood Warnings include but are not limited to: North Dakota, and Arkansas

Additional Flood Watches include but are not limited to: Wyoming, Nebraska, Texas, and Mississippi


 
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U.S. Weather Update 5.10.23

Posted by Jarrett on May 10, 2023 8:41:12 AM


Summary:
Severe thunderstorms with large hail, damaging winds, and tornadoes are forecast to impact the central High Plains Wednesday, and larger central Great Plains on Thursday. Excessive rain may lead to flash flooding over eastern Texas into the Ark-La-Tex and the north-central High Plains Wednesday, over the northern High Plains on Thursday, and central Texas on Friday and Saturday. Impacted Lanes: I-29, I-90, I-94, I-10, I-15, I-40, I-70, MN-220, MN-317


California
Wind Advisory remains in effect until 12 PM PDT this afternoon

  • West winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 60 mph.
  • Impacts: Gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects and make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Roadways may be affected by gusty cross winds. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result.

Idaho
Flood Warning remains in effect until 4 PM MDT this afternoon

  • Flooding caused by melting snow continues.
  • Impacts: Flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, roadways, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations is imminent or occurring. Low-water crossings may be inundated with water and not be passable.

Flood Advisory remains in effect until 4 PM MDT Friday afternoon

  • Flooding caused by melting snow continues.
  • Impacts: Flooding of creeks, streams, low-lying fields, and other flood-prone areas will continue. Some low-water crossings and roads may be flooded, and localized impacts to homes and businesses are possible. 

Colorado
Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 11:59 PM MDT Thursday evening

  • Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 10 inches locally higher amounts possible. Winds gusting as high as 35 mph.
  • Impacts: Plan on slippery road conditions. Travel could be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. 

Flood Watch remains in effect until 9 AM MDT Friday morning

  • Flash flooding caused by excessive rainfall is possible.
  • Impacts: Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, roadways, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations.

Flood Warning remains in effect until 12 PM MDT Saturday afternoon

  • Flooding caused by rain and snowmelt is expected.
  • Impacts: Bankfull conditions are likely on rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations by midnight tonight. Flooding is expected to begin early Thursday morning as streams continue to rise due to excess runoff from earlier rainfall and snowmelt. Low-water crossings may be inundated with water and may not be passable. 

Louisiana
Flood Watch remains in effect until 9 PM CDT this evening

  • Flash flooding caused by excessive rainfall is possible.
  • Impacts: Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, roadways, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations. Creeks and streams may rise out of their banks. Flooding may occur in poor drainage and urban areas.

Additional Wind Advisories include but are not limited to: Arizona 

Additional Flood Warnings include but are not limited to: North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, and Minnesota

Additional Flood Watches include but are not limited to: Montana, Wyoming, Utah, Texas, Arkansas, and Mississippi

Additional Flood Advisories include but are not limited to: Minnesota 


 
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U.S. Weather Update 5.9.23

Posted by Jarrett on May 9, 2023 8:55:47 AM


Summary:
Severe thunderstorms with large hail, damaging winds, and tornadoes will impact eastern North Carolina and the south-central Plains Tuesday, and the central High Plains on Wednesday and Thursday. Excessive rain may lead to flash flooding over southeast Texas and into the Ark-La-Tex Tuesday and Wednesday, over the northern High Plains on Thursday, and central Texas on Friday. Impacted Lanes: I-29, I-84, I-15, I-40, I-35, I-44, I-43, I-39


California
Wind Advisory remains in effect until 9 PM PDT Wednesday evening

  • Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph expected.
  • Impacts: Gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects and make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Areas of blowing dust can suddenly and dangerously reduce visibilities to near zero. Roadways that may be affected by gusty cross winds and blowing dust, include Highways 14 and 138. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result.

Oklahoma
Dense Fog Advisory remains in effect until 8 AM CDT this morning

  • Areas of fog. Patchy dense for with visibility less than one half mile.
  • Impacts: Hazardous driving conditions due to rapidly changing visibility and low visibility.

Idaho
Flood Advisory remains in effect until 6 PM MDT this evening

  • Small stream flooding caused by rain and snowmelt continues.
  • Impacts: Minor flooding in low-lying and poor drainage areas. Rises in small streams and normally dry arroyos. Water over roadways. Overflowing poor drainage areas.

Flood Warning remains in effect until 4 PM MDT this afternoon

  • Flooding caused by melting snow continues.
  • Impacts: Flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, roadways, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations is imminent or occurring. Low-water crossings may be inundated with water and not be passable.

Flood Watch remains in effect until 4 PM MDT Wednesday afternoon

  • Localized flooding caused by a combination of rain and melting snow continues to be possible.
  • Impacts: Excessive runoff from rain and melting snow may result in localized flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, low-lying fields, and other flood-prone locations. Some low-water crossings may be flooded, and localized impacts to some roadways, homes, and businesses remain possible.

Additional Dense Fog Advisories include but are not limited to: Wisconsin

Additional Flood Advisories include but are not limited to: Oregon, Minnesota, Kansas, and Tennessee

Additional Flood Warnings include but are not limited to: North Dakota, and South Dakota

Additional Flood Watches include but are not limited to: Montana, Colorado, Texas, and Illinois 


 
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U.S. Weather Update 5.8.23

Posted by Jarrett on May 8, 2023 8:31:07 AM


Summary:
Springtime weather across the country with the threat of severe thunderstorms and heavy rainfall from the Ohio and mid-Mississippi River Valley's through Monday. Elevated fire weather concerns may linger across portions of the Southwest. Meanwhile, another storm system approaching Northern California and Pacific Northwest will track across the Great Basin with rain and higher elevation snow. Impacted Lanes: I-29, I-84, I-86, I-15, I-94, I-5


Idaho
Flood Advisory remains in effect until 6 PM MDT Tuesday evening

  • Small stream flooding caused by rain and snowmelt continues.
  • Impacts: Minor flooding in low-lying and poor drainage areas. Rises in small streams and normally dry arroyos. Water over roadways. Overflowing poor drainage areas.

Flood Warning remains in effect until 4 PM MDT this afternoon

  • Flooding caused by melting snow continues.
  • Impacts: Flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, roadways, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations is imminent or occurring. Low-water crossings may be inundated with water and not be passable.

California

Wind Advisory remains in effect until 3 AM PDT Tuesday morning

  • Northwest to north winds 15 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph expected.
  • Impacts: Gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects and make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Roadways that may be affected by gusty cross winds include Highway 101 and Highway 154. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result.

Additional Flood Advisories include but are not limited to: Washington and Oregon

Additional Flood Warnings include but are not limited to: North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota and Wisconsin


 
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