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Weather Update 5.19.22

Posted by Jarrett on May 19, 2022 8:42:34 AM


Summary
Scattered severe thunderstorms are likely Thursday afternoon into Thursday night across portions of the Upper Midwest and from the Mid-Mississippi Valley into the Carolinas. Early season heat with likely record high temperatures will persist across the Southern tier of the U.S. today and will extend into the Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic, and Northeast on Friday and Saturday.

Washington

Wind Advisory
  • Wind Advisory in effect from 10 AM this morning to 10 PM PDT this evening
    • Northwest winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 45 mph expected
    • Impacts: Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Blowing dust will be possible, especially near any bare or recently plowed fields. Travelers should use caution and prepare for possible visibility reductions

California

Wind Advisory
  • Wind Advisory remains in effect from 2 PM this afternoon to 5 AM PDT Friday
    • For the Wind Advisory, west winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph expected
    • Impacts: Patchy blowing dust may reduce visibility at times. Additionally, strong sudden crosswinds may make travel difficult along north-south oriented roads, especially Highway 395.

Nevada

Wind Advisory 
  • Wind Advisory remains in effect from 10 AM this morning to 9 PM PDT this evening
    • West winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph expected
    • Impacts: Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Use caution while driving, especially if operating a high profile vehicle. Blowing dust could restrict visibility to four miles or less.

Idaho

Wind Advisory 
  • Wind Advisory remains in effect until 9 PM MDT this evening
    • West winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 55 mph expected
      • Localized gusts up to 65 mph are possible
    • Impacts: Gusty winds could make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Unsecured objects may be blown around. Blowing dust will likely reduced visibilities
Montana
Winter Storm Warning / High Wind Warning
  • Winter Storm Warning remains in effect from noon today to 6 AM MDT Friday above 4000 feet
    • Heavy snow expected above 4000 feet. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches
      • Up to 12 inches above pass level
    • Winds gusting as high as 60 mph
    • Impacts: Travel could be very difficult, especially on US Highways 89 & 2. Hazardous backcountry conditions due to strong winds and wet snow.
  • High Wind Warning remains in effect until 9 PM MDT this evening
    • West winds 35 to 45 mph with gusts up to 70 mph
    • Impacts: High winds may move loose debris, damage property and cause power outages. Travel could be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles
Wyoming
High Wind Warning
  • High Wind Warning remains in effect until 3 PM MDT this afternoon
    • West to southwest wind 35 to 45 mph
      • Gusts up to 75 mph expected in the mountains
    • Southwest winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts to 60 mph in the Lander Foothills.
    • Impacts: Elevated blowover risk, especially for light and high profile vehicles. Impacts will be most possible on Wyoming Highway 28 from Lander to South Pass

Colorado

Wind Advisory / Winter Weather Advisory
  • Wind Advisory in effect from 11 AM to 10 PM MDT Thursday
    • West winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 55 mph expected
    • Impacts:Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects
  • Winter Weather Advisory in effect from noon Friday to 6 AM MDT Saturday
    • Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 10 inches
    • Winds gusting as high as 50 mph
    • Impacts: Travel could be very difficult. The hazardous conditions could impact the evening commute.

Utah

High Wind Warning
  • Wind Advisory in effect from 11 AM to 10 PM MDT this evening
    • West winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 60 mph expected
    • Impacts: Damaging winds may blow down trees and power lines. Power outages are possible. Travel will be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.

South Dakota 

Wind Advisory / Flood Warning
  • Wind Advisory in effect from 7 AM this morning to 2 PM MDT this afternoon
    • Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 55 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 further notice
    • Major flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast
 
Flood Advisories include the following: North Dakota, Minnesota, Arkansas, and Illinois

 


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Weather Update 5.18.22

Posted by Jarrett on May 18, 2022 8:49:10 AM


Summary
Strong to severe thunderstorms are possible on Wednesday in parts of the Ohio Valley, Upper Mississippi Valley and south-central Plains. These storms may produce heavy rain and flooding in the Ohio Valley. Meanwhile, a strong cold front will sweep through the Northwest U.S. with rain, mountain snow and high winds. Finally, heat and record high temperatures are likely across the Southern U.S.

 

Washington

Blowing Dust Advisory / Winter Weather Advisory/ Wind Advisory
  • Blowing Dust Advisory remains in effect from noon today to 10 PM PDT this evening
    • Strong and gusty winds are expected
    • Impacts: Hazardous driving conditions due to reduced visibility
  • Winter Weather Advisory in effect from noon today to 5 AM PDT Thursday
    • Total snow accumulations between 5 to  inches
    • Impacts: Plan on slippery road conditions
  • Wind Advisory now in effect until 8 PM PDT this evening
    • Southwest winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 50 mph expected
    • Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result.

Oregon

Wind Advisory
  • Wind Advisory in effect from noon today to 10 PM PDT this evening
    • For the Wind Advisory, west winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph expected
    • Impacts: Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Blowing dust can be expected, especially near any bare or recently plowed fields.

Idaho

Wind Advisory 
  • Wind Advisory in effect from noon today to 9 PM PDT this evening
    • Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts of 40 to 50 mph are possible
    • Impacts: Gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result.
Montana
High Wind Warning
  • High Wind Warning in effect from 3 PM this afternoon to 9 PM MDT Thursday
    • West winds 30 to 40 mph, with gusts up to 70 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

Colorado

Wind Advisory
  • Wind Advisory in effect from 11 AM to 10 PM MDT Thursday
    • West winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 55 mph expected
    • Impacts:Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down

Utah

Wind Advisory
  • Wind Advisory in effect from 11 AM to 10 PM MDT Thursday
    • West winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 55 mph expected
    • Impacts:Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down

Wyoming 

Winter Weather Advisory
  • Winter Weather Advisory in effect until further notice
    • Major flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast
    • Where: Red River
 
Flood Advisories include the following: North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Arkansas, and Illinois

 


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Weather Update 5.17.22

Posted by Jarrett on May 17, 2022 8:06:51 AM


Summary:
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.


 

California
Wind Advisory in effect until 3 AM PDT Wednesday
  • 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
     
     
North Dakota
Flood Warning in effect until late Saturday morning
  • Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast

 

Minnesota
Flood Warning in effect until late Saturday morning
  • Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast
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Additional Flood Advisories include but not limited to the following: Arkansas, Illinois, and South Dakota
 
 

 


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Weather Update 5.16.22

Posted by Jarrett on May 16, 2022 8:03:14 AM


Summary:
Scattered severe storms may produce damaging winds, hail, a few tornadoes, and isolated flash flooding from central New York/western New England southward into the Carolinas on Monday. An expansive early season heat wave will persist through the week bringing record-breaking temperatures across the Southwest through the Southern Plains through the week.


 

North Dakota
Flood Warning remains in effect until further notice
  • Flooding caused by excessive rainfall continues
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Minnesota

Flood Warning
  • Flood Warning remains in effect until further notice
    • High water levels are occurring now and will persist for the coming days or longer

 

Pennsylvania

Dense Fog Advisory
  • Dense Fog Advisory remains in effect until 9 AM EDT this morning
    • Visibility one quarter mile or less in dense fog
    • Impacts: Hazardous driving conditions due to low visibility

 

Maine

Dense Fog Advisory
  • Dense Fog Advisory remains in effect until 9 AM EDT this morning
    • Visibility one quarter mile or less in dense fog
    • Impacts: Hazardous driving conditions due to low visibility
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Additional Fog Advisories include the following: Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia

 

Additional Flood Advisories include but not limited to the following: Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana, Illinois, and Oklahoma
 
 

 


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Weather Update 5.13.22

Posted by Jarrett on May 13, 2022 8:33:52 AM


Summary:
Severe thunderstorms with damaging wind gusts, large hail, and a few tornadoes are possible tonight over parts of the eastern Dakotas, eastern Nebraska, western Iowa, and Minnesota. Heavy rain will lead to a threat of isolated flash, urban, and small stream flooding across the Northern Plains.

 

Major Events:

Southwest Wildfires

  • What: Wind gusts of up to 60 mph today
  • Where: Colorado, Nebraska, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Texas, and New Mexico
  • Impacts: Truckers may run into road closures, low visibility due to smoke, and a high risk of rollovers
  • Major Lanes of Concern: I-10, I-20, I-25, I-40, I-70

Major Flooding

  • What: Additional rain and rapid snow melt causing continued flooding
  • Where: North Dakota and Minnesota
  • Impacts: State highways and road closures likely
  • Major Lanes of Concern: I-29, I-94, US Highway 2 

 

Idaho

Wind Advisory
  • Wind Advisory in effect from 11 AM this morning to 9 PM MDT this evening
    • Southwest winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph expected
    • Impacts: Gusty winds could make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Unsecured objects may be blown around

 

Montana

High Wind Warning
  • High Wind Warning in effect from Noon today to 9 PM MDT this evening 
    • West winds 35 to 45 mph with gusts up to 60 mph expected
    • Impacts: High winds may move loose debris, and cause isolated power outages. Travel could be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Blowing dust could reduce visibility at times, especially on Interstate 15 between Sweet Grass and Shelby.
 
 North Dakota
High Wind Warning / Flood Warning
  • High Wind Warning remains in effect until 8 PM CDT this evening
    • West winds to 45 mph with gusts to 65 mph expected
    • Impacts: Damaging winds could blow down tree limbs. Travel could be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles
  • Flood Warning remains in effect until further notice
    • Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast. This approaches the flood of record.

 

South Dakota

High Wind Warning / Flood Warning
  • High Wind Warning in effect until 7 PM CDT this evening
    • West winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 60 mph
    • Impacts: High winds may move loose debris, damage property and cause power outages. Travel will be difficult especially for high profile vehicles.
  • Flood Warning remains in effect until further notice
    • Minor flooding is occurring

 

Minnesota

High Wind Warning / Flood Warning
  • High Wind Warning in effect from 7 AM this morning to 8 PM CDT this evening
    • Southwest 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 will be difficult especially for high profile vehicles.
  • Flood Warning remains in effect until further notice
    • Minor flooding is occurring

 

Additional Flood Advisories include but not limited to the following: Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana, Illinois, and Oklahoma
 
 

 


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Weather Update 5.12.22

Posted by Jarrett on May 12, 2022 9:04:15 AM


Summary:
Severe thunderstorms will continue across the Upper Midwest into Thursday with all hazards possible. Fire weather concerns persist across eastern Colorado and the south-central High Plains with elevated to critical conditions. This region continues to be extremely dry with drought conditions and winds remaining gusty during peak heating hours.

 

Major Events:

Southwest Wildfires

  • What: Wind gusts of up to 60 mph today
  • Where: Colorado, Nebraska, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Texas, and New Mexico
  • Impacts: Truckers may run into road closures, low visibility due to smoke, and a high risk of rollovers

Major Flooding

  • What: Additional rain and rapid snow melt causing continued flooding
  • Where: North Dakota and Minnesota
  • Impacts: State highways and road closures likely
  • Major Lanes of Concern: I-29, I-94, US Highway 2 

 

Oregon

Winter Weather Advisory
  • Winter Weather Advisory in effect until 10 PM PDT this afternoon above 5000 feet
    • Snow expected above 4500 feet. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 10 inches
    • Winds gusting as high as 40 mph
    • Impacts: Travel could be very difficult

Washington

Winter Weather Advisory
  • Winter Weather Advisory in effect until 11 PM PDT this evening above 4500 feet
    • Snow expected above 4500 feet. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 12 inches
    • Winds gusting as high as 40 mph
    • Impacts: Travel could be very difficult

 

California

Wind Advisory
  • Wind Advisory in effect from 6 PM this afternoon to 9 AM PDT Friday
    • North winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 50 mph expected
    • Impacts: Gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects and make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles

 

Idaho

Wind Advisory
  • Wind Advisory in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to 9 PM MDT this evening
    • Southwest winds 30 to 35 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

 

Wyoming

High Wind Warning
  • High Wind Warning in effect from 8 AM this morning to 6 PM MDT this evening 
    • West winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 60 mph expected
    • Impacts: Elevated blowover risk, especially for light and high profile vehicles, including campers and tractor trailers. A brief period of blowing snow is possible
      across Sweetwater County during the morning hours
 
 

Colorado

High Wind Warning 
  • High Wind Warning remains in effect until Noon MDT today
    • Southwest winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph expected
    • Impacts: Areas of blowing dust may reduce visibility at times. Damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines. Widespread power outages are expected. Travel will be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.

 

 
Coastal Flood Warnings include the following: Maryland, Virginia, and North Carolina

 

Additional Flood Advisories include but not limited to the following: Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana, Illinois, North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota
 
 

 


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Weather Update 5.11.22

Posted by Jarrett on May 11, 2022 8:14:25 AM


Summary:

Severe thunderstorms are expected tonight across portions of Wisconsin and western Texas. Widespread critical fire weather threats and red flag warnings will continue through the week from the Southwest through a large section of the Four Corners region into the southern High Plains. Conditions remain exceptionally dry with strong, gusty winds and above normal temperatures. Major lanes of concern: I-10, I-20, I-25, I-40, I-70

 

Major Events: Southwest Wildfires

The National Weather Service is forecasting gusts of 60 to 70 mph Monday, and possibly Tuesday, for many parts of New Mexico, Colorado, northern Arizona and southern Nevada. Isolated spots could see gusts up to 80 or 90 mph.

Truckers may run into road closures, low visibility due to smoke, and a high risk of rollovers

    •  

Utah

Wind Advisory
  • Wind Advisory in effect from 10 AM this morning to 8 PM PDT this evening
    • West-southwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph expected
    • Impacts: Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result. Patchy blowing dust could reduce visibilities on roadways

 

Arizona

Wind Advisory
  • Wind Advisory remains in effect from 10 AM this morning to 8 PM MST this evening
    • Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph
    • Impacts: Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. In addition, winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles
 

 

Colorado

Wind Advisory
  • Wind Advisory remains in effect from 11 AM this morning to 8 PM MDT this evening
    • Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph expected
    • Impacts: Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down

 

New Mexico

Wind Advisory
  • Wind Advisory in effect from 2 PM this afternoon to 8 PM MDT this evening
    • Southwest winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph expected
    • Impacts: Gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects. Expect strong cross winds on northwest-to-southeast oriented roads, like Highway 64 and 87 from Raton to Clayton. Blowing dust and smoke will drop the visibility below 1 mile at times in dust-prone locations, and immediately to the northeast of wildfires

 

 
Coastal Flood Warnings include the following: New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and North Carolina

 

Additional Flood Advisories include but not limited to the following: Oklahoma, Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana, Illinois, Indiana, North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota
 

 


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Weather Update 5.10.22

Posted by Jarrett on May 10, 2022 8:31:38 AM


Summary:

Strong and gusty winds, exceptionally low humidity, and above average warmth will bring prolonged critical fire weather conditions to the Southwest and Southern Plains. Scattered severe thunderstorms are forecast across the Upper Midwest and the southern High Plains into midweek. Record warmth continues across much of the central U.S., while the West remain below normal. Major lanes of concern: I-10, I-20, I-25, I-40, I-70

 

Major Events: Southwest Wildfires

The National Weather Service is forecasting gusts of 60 to 70 mph Monday, and possibly Tuesday, for many parts of New Mexico, Colorado, northern Arizona and southern Nevada. Isolated spots could see gusts up to 80 or 90 mph.

Truckers may run into road closures, low visibility due to smoke, and a high risk of rollovers

    •  

Utah

Wind Advisory
  • Wind Advisory in effect from noon to 9 PM MDT Wednesday
    • South winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts of 45 to 55 mph expected
    • Impacts: Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Strong crosswinds will cause difficult travel conditions, especially for high profile vehicles and vehicles with trailers on east to west routes. Blowing dust may reduce visibility

 

Arizona

Wind Advisory
  • Wind Advisory remains in effect from 10 AM this morning to 8 PM MST this evening
    • Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph
    • Impacts: Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. In addition, winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles
 

 

Colorado

Wind Advisory
  • Wind Advisory remains in effect from 11 AM this morning to 8 PM MDT this evening
    • Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph expected
    • Impacts: Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down

 

New Mexico

Wind Advisory
  • Wind Advisory in effect from 2 PM this afternoon to 8 PM MDT this evening
    • Southwest winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph expected
    • Impacts: Gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects. Expect strong cross winds on northwest-to-southeast oriented roads, like Highway 64 and 87 from Raton to Clayton. Blowing dust and smoke will drop the visibility below 1 mile at times in dust-prone locations, and immediately to the northeast of wildfires

 

 
Coastal Flood Warnings include the following: New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and North Carolina

 

Additional Flood Advisories include but not limited to the following: Oklahoma, Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana, Illinois, Indiana, North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota
 

 


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Weather Update 5.9.22

Posted by Jarrett on May 9, 2022 9:27:52 AM


Summary:

The major weather story on Monday will be the continued critical fire weather concerns in the Four Corners region with extreme threats in New Mexico. Also, the West will remain inclement and cool, heat builds in the southern Plains and Lower Mississippi Valley and some strong to severe thunderstorms are possible from Iowa into parts of Minnesota and Wisconsin.

 

Major lanes of concern - I-10, I-20, I-25, I-40, I-70

As fire weather conditions rise across the Southwest, truckers may run into road closures, low visibility due to smoke, and a high risk of rollovers

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California

Wind Advisory
  • Wind Advisory in effect now into Tuesday morning
    • Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph expected
    • Impacts: Gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects and make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles

 

Idaho

Winter Weather Advisory
  • Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 10 AM MDT this morning
    • Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches, higher amounts possible on mountain passes and ridges
    • Impacts: Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning commute

 

Montana

Winter Weather Advisory
  • Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 10 AM MDT this morning
    • Snow. Additional snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches at lower elevations
      • 3 to 6 inches in the mountains
    • Impacts: Travel could be difficult at times. The hazardous conditions could impact the Monday morning commute

 

Wyoming

High Wind Warning
  • High Wind Warning in effect until 9 PM MDT this evening
    • West winds 30 to 45 mph with gusts up to 65 mph possible
    • Impacts: Mainly to transportation. Strong cross winds will be hazardous to light weight and high profile vehicles, including campers and tractor trailers

 

Colorado

High Wind Warning
  • High Wind Warning in effect until Noon MDT today
    • Southwest winds 35 to 45 mph with gusts up to 90 mph ongoing
    • Impacts: Damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines. Travel will be difficult over the high mountain passes, especially for high profile vehicles

 

New Mexico

High Wind Warning
  • High Wind Warning in effect until 8 PM MDT this evening
    • Southwest to west winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph expected
      • Localized higher gusts up to 75 mph will be possible this morning over and just east of the Sangre de Cristo mountains
    • Impacts: Damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines. Travel will be difficult over the high mountain passes, especially for high profile vehicles. Areas of blowing dust across the lower elevations may reduce visibility to less than 3 miles at times

 

Texas

High Wind Warning / Flood Warning
  • High Wind Warning remains in effect until 7 PM CDT this evening
    • West winds 35 to 45 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 remains in effect until further notice
    • Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast
    • Where: Angelina River Near Lufkin
    • Impacts: Minor lowland to diminish and end on the lower Angelina River


Nebraska

High Wind Warning 
  • High Wind Warning remains in effect from 9 AM this morning to 7 PM MDT this evening
    • West winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts to around 55 mph expected
    • Impacts: Damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines. Widespread power outages are expected. Travel will be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles

 

North Dakota

Flash Flood Warning / Flood Warning / Wind Advisory
  • Flash Flood Warning in effect until 9 AM CDT Monday
    • Expected rainfall rate...0.5-1 inch in 1 hour
    • Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches are possible in the warned area. Flash
      flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly
    • Where: Eastern Eddy County in northeastern North Dakota
    • Impacts: Damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines. Widespread power outages are expected. Travel will be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles
  • Flood Warning remains in effect until further notice
    • Major flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast
  • Wind Advisory in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to 10 PM CDT this evening
    • South winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph expected
    • Impacts: Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. A few power outages are possible

 

South Dakota

Flood Warning / Wind Advisory
  • Flood Warning remains in effect until further notice
    • Moderate flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast. This approaches the flood of record
  • Wind Advisory remains in effect from 10 AM this morning to 8 PM CDT this evening
    • South winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph expected
    • Impacts: Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result

 

Minnesota

Flood Warning / Wind Advisory
  • Flood Warning remains in effect until further notice
    • Moderate flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast
  • Wind Advisory in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to 7 PM CDT this evening
    • Southwest winds 25 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph expected
    • Impacts:Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result

 

 
Coastal Flood Warnings include the following: New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and North Carolina

Additional Wind Advisories include but not limited to the following: Utah, Iowa, Wisconsin, and Michigan (Upper Peninsula)

Additional Flood Advisories include but not limited to the following: Oklahoma, Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana, Illinois, Indiana, North Dakota and Minnesota
 

 


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Weather Update 5.6.22

Posted by Jarrett on May 6, 2022 8:46:15 AM


Summary: Severe thunderstorms are forecast Friday over the Southeast U.S. with a tornado and damaging wind threat focused over southern Alabama into western Georgia. Excessive rainfall may bring some flooding over the central Appalachians Friday. Record heat is forecast to build over the South this weekend into the middle of next week.

 

Major lanes of concern

Due to flooding

  • Interstate 29 from Fargo, North Dakota, to the U.S.-Canada border
  • Interstate 94 from Fargo to Detroit Lakes, Minnesota
  • U.S. Route 2 from Devils Lake, North Dakota, to Bemidji, Minnesota
  • U.S. Highway 59 in Minnesota from Erskine to Thief River Falls

Oregon

Wind Advisory
  • Wind Advisory in effect from 11 AM this morning to 2 AM PDT Saturday
    • West to southwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 45 mph expected
    • Impacts: Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Driving could be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles

California

Wind Advisory
  • Wind Advisory in effect now to 9 AM PDT Saturday
    • West winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 55 mph expected
    • Impacts: Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result. Travel will be difficult, particularly for high profile vehicles

 

Nevada

High Wind Warning
  • High Wind Warning remains in effect until 2 PM PDT this afternoon
    • West to southwest winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 55 mph expected
      • Wind gusts up to 65 mph for wind prone locations
    • Impacts:Damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines. Widespread power outages are expected. Travel will be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Reduced visibility is possible due to blowing dust downwind of dry
      lake beds and sinks

 

Montana

High Wind Warning
  • High Wind Warning remains in effect until 6 PM MDT this evening
    • Southwest winds 35 to 45 mph, with gusts up to 65 mph
      • Wind gusts approaching 75 mph are possible in wind prone areas
    • Impacts: Travel could be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles

 

Nebraska

Dense Fog Advisory
  • Dense Fog Advisory in effect until 10 AM CDT this morning
    • Visibility one quarter to one half mile in dense fog
    • Impacts: Hazardous driving conditions due to low visibility. Localized reductions to visibility will result in rapidly changing conditions

 

Texas

Dense Fog Advisory
  • Dense Fog Advisory in effect until 9 AM CDT this morning
    • Visibility one quarter mile or less in dense fog
    • Impacts: Hazardous driving conditions due to low visibility
 

 

Additional Flood Advisories include but not limited to the following: North Dakota and Minnesota

 


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