Good morning everyone,
Debby, Plains heat, and New England rain
Mark Ressler, Lead Meteorologist, The Weather Channel
Jun .26, 2012 3:55 am ET
- Heavy, 1-to-3-inch rains push northward and eastward through Maine today.
- More flooding is likely in Maine.
- Meanwhile, scattered showers and thundershowers redevelop across Upstate New York and central/southern New England with day time heating
- Sunshine dominates the Mid-Atlantic.
- Windy conditions will extend from the eastern Great Lakes to the coastal Mid-Atlantic.
- Lows will range from the 40s and 50s west to the upper 50s and a few 60s east.
- With temperatures below average, highs will be quite pleasant, ranging from the 60s and low 70s north to the 70s and low 80s across the Virginias.
- Scattered showers and thundershowers are still possible in northeast New York and northern New England midweek.
- Debby slowly tracks eastward along the coast of the eastern Florida Panhandle today.
- Additional locally heavy rainfall could cause flash flooding north and east of the tropical storm across northern Florida and possibly into southeast Georgia with additional amounts up to 10".
- Showers and thunderstorms linger across south Florida.
- Outside of Florida, the remainder of the region will be dry.
- Lows will be in the 70s except 50s and 60s in much of Tennessee and North Carolina.
- With temperatures below average near the Southeast Coast but 10 to 15 degrees above average west of the Mississippi River, highs will range from the upper 70s and low 80s in North Carolina to well over 100 degrees in Oklahoma and Texas.
- Debby moves little by midweek and still targets Florida with more rain.
- Today will be dry, but there is an outside chance of a few storms in northern Minnesota this afternoon.
- Winds will be on the increase across parts of the Plains and Mississippi Valley.
- Sunny skies will dominate the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley under high pressure.
- Lows will range from the upper 40s and 50s in Michigan and Ohio to the 60s and 70s in the Plains.
- With temperatures near average from the Mississippi Valley eastward but 5 to over 20 degrees above average across the Plains, highs will range from between 75 and 82 degrees in Michigan and Ohio to well over 100 degrees across most of the Plains.
- The heat spreads eastward midweek with only a stray t-storm possible in northern Minnesota and across the high Plains.
- Showers and thunderstorms will extend from the Cascades to northwest Montana Tuesday.
- Stray thunderstorms are possible from the southern Rockies to the northern high Plains.
- Most of the region, though, will be dry.
- Windy conditions from southern Nevada and northern Arizona to Montana will keep the fire danger high.
- Lows will range from the 40s and 50s across the Pacific Northwest to the 70s and 80s in the deserts.
- With temperatures below average from California to Washington, Idaho and northwest Montana but 5 to 20 degrees above average across the eastern Rockies and high Plains, highs will range from between 58 and 78 degrees West Coast to well over 100 degrees across the deserts and high Plains. More record heat is forecast from the Rockies into the western High Plains. On Monday Denver tied their all time high of 105.
- A few thunderstorms will pop from southeast Wyoming to northern New Mexico midweek while most of the region is dry.
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