Thunderstorms Across US, 7 States Under Flash Flood Warning


Thunderstorms will cover most of the eastern half of the US today, while at least 7 states will be under the risk of flash flooding in parts of the Ohio Valley, South, and Southeast on Wednesday – here is today’s forecast.

Today’s thunderstorm outlook

Northwest: Thunderstorms over portions of Washington, Idaho, Montana and Wyoming.

Southwest: Thunderstorms over southern Arizona and southwest New Mexico.

Central & upper Midwest: Thunderstorms over central and western Texas, most of Oklahoma, eastern Kansas, and southeast Nebraska, as well as most of Iowa, North Dakota, Minnesota, and western Wisconsin, extending into northern and eastern Michigan.

Ohio Valley: Thunderstorms over the eastern half of Missouri, into the northeast corner of Illinois, into northern and eastern Indiana and throughout Ohio, spanning into the northern half of West Virginia.

South: Thunderstorms from Houston and Dallas eastward, throughout Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, southern and eastern Tennessee, eastern North Carolina, and throughout South Carolina.

East: Thunderstorms will blanket the East from Virginia northward into the southern half of Maine.

Flash flood warning in 7 states

The National Weather Service (NWS) is warning of heavy rain that will bring potential flash flooding to at least seven states on Wednesday including the eastern half of Missouri, southwestern Illinois, the northeastern corner of Arkansas, the southeastern corner of Kentucky, the western half of Tennessee, northern and east-central Mississippi, west-central and northwestern Alabama.

Fire weather warning in Nevada and Utah

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued red flag warnings over critical fire weather in west-central and southwestern Nevada and into west-central and western Utah on Wednesday.

Today’s US forecast: July 1, 2020

West: San Francisco 66, partly cloudy; Los Angeles 77, partly cloudy; Reno 85, sunny; Las Vegas 100, sunny; Salt Lake City 86, mostly sunny; Denver 89, sunny.

Northwest & Northern Rockies: Seattle 66, rain; Medford 80, partly cloudy; Boise 70, sunny; Cut Bank 64, windy; Billings 79, partly cloudy; Minot 81, sunny; Rapid City 88, mostly sunny.

Southwest: Phoenix 104, sunny; Albuquerque 92, sunny; El Paso 93, mostly cloudy; San Antonio 97, partly cloudy; Brownsville 94, windy.

Central & Upper Midwest: Lubbock 102, partly cloudy; Dallas 98, partly cloudy; Oklahoma City 100, mostly sunny; Kansas City 92, thunderstorms; Minneapolis 87, cloudy.

Ohio Valley: Chicago 86, mostly sunny; St. Louis 86, thunderstorms; Detroit 88, sunny; Cincinnati 89, partly cloudy.

South: Houston 92, partly cloudy; New Orleans 92, thunderstorms; Memphis 90, thunderstorms; Atlanta 78, thunderstorms; Charlotte 90, thunderstorms; Jacksonville 95, thunderstorms; Tampa 93, thunderstorms; Miami 90, mostly sunny.

East: Norfolk 87, thunderstorms; Washington, D.C. 86, thunderstorms; Buffalo 84, partly cloudy; New York City 81, thunderstorms; Boston 71, thunderstorms; Caribou 84, partly cloudy.