Tuesday Morning Weather
Hot for early July with more storms today
M. Ressler, Lead Meteorologist, The Weather Channel
Jul .3, 2012 3:31 am ET
- Stray to scattered thunderstorms pop from the eastern Great Lakes to the Virginias today.
- A few severe storms are possible in western New York and Pennsylvania
- A dry day is expected from the Delaware and Hudson Valleys to New England.
- Temperatures vary from near average to 10 degrees above average.
- Highs will range from between 75 and 80 degrees in Maine to the 90s across the Mid-Atlantic.
- For the 4th of July, scattered showers and t-storms, some severe, are possible region wide. Some damaging wind gusts will especially accompany thunderstorms across New England, New York and the northern Mid-Atlantic. Downpours of an inch or more are possible in New England.
- Stray to scattered thunderstorms will extend from the lower Mississippi Valley into the Southeast today.
- A few severe storms, capable of producing damaging wind gusts, will target the Carolinas.
- Windy conditions linger in the southern Plains.
- Temperatures vary from average to 10 degrees above average.
- Highs will range from the 90s to 100 degrees, except for a few 80s in the Appalachians, Outer Banks and Keys.
- For Independence Day, scattered thunderstorms will develop east of the Mississippi River and around southwest TX. A few of the Southeast storms could briefly turn severe.
- Scattered thunderstorms, a few severe, will target the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley today.
- Meanwhile, a few severe storms will advance from Montana and Wyoming into the western Dakotas and western Nebraska.
- Breezy conditions will extend from the Plains to the southern Great Lakes.
- Temperatures will be 5 to 15 degrees above average.
- Highs will range from the 90s to 103 degrees, except for 80s near the Canadian border.
- Though much of the region will be dry over the 4th, scattered thunderstorms, some severe, will roll eastward across North Dakota and Minnesota while a few thunderstorms redevelop across the southern Great Lakes and Ohio Valley, most numerous in Kentucky.
- Showers linger from parts of western Washington and northwest Oregon to northwest Montana today. A few thunderstorms are also possible in western Montana.
- Stray to scattered thunderstorms will extend from southern and eastern Arizona and New Mexico to southern and eastern Montana.
- A few severe thunderstorms are possible in the high Plains of eastern Montana and northeast Wyoming.
- Windy conditions are likely for parts of interior Northwest.
- Above average temps will extend from Nevada to Montana, Wyoming, Colorado and northern New Mexico.
- Highs will range from between 58 and 74 degrees at the coast to between 90 and 104 degrees in the high Plains and the 90s to 117 degrees in the deserts.
- Though most of the region will be dry over July 4th, pop-up thunderstorms will develop in Arizona, New Mexico and Colorado with the best chance for brief downpours near the Mexico border.
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