Flash Flood Risk Over Plains, Upper Midwest, Ohio Valley, and South

More than half the nation will see thunderstorms today, bringing heavy rain over parts of the upper Midwest, Plains, Ohio Valley, and South which has prompted flash flood warnings in at least 14 states… Here is today’s forecast.

Flash flood warnings for upper Midwest, Plains, Ohio Valley and South

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued warnings over heavy rain that could bring potential flash flooding to at least 14 states, including portions of the upper Midwest, Plains, Ohio Valley, and parts of the South on Tuesday.

In the upper Midwest, there is the risk of flash flooding over portions of the Dakotas and Minnesota.

In the Plains and Ohio Valley, there’s a flash flood risk over portions of Iowa, Missouri, Illinois, and Indiana.

In the South, there is flash flood risk over portions of Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, West Virginia, Virginia and North Carolina.

Severe weather over Upper Midwest

The National Weather Service (NWS) is warning over strong thunderstorms that could bring severe weather to parts of the upper Midwest today including central and eastern North Dakota, eastern South Dakota, central and northeastern Nebraska, northwestern Iowa and eastern Minnesota.

Red flag warnings in the West

The NWS has issued red flag warnings for potential critical fire weather over portions of southern Arizona, as well as southwestern, central, and east-central New Mexico and into northwestern Texas.

Today’s US weather: June 30, 2020

West: San Francisco 67, windy; Los Angeles 77, sunny; Reno 82, sunny; Las Vegas 96, sunny; Salt Lake City 70, rain; Denver 82, mostly sunny.

Northwest & Northern Rockies: Seattle 64, rain; Medford 80, partly cloudy; Boise 71, rain; Cut Bank 59, rain; Billings 72, partly cloudy; Minot 79, thunderstorms; Rapid City 72, windy.

Southwest: Phoenix 100, sunny; Albuquerque 88, sunny; El Paso 97, sunny; San Antonio 96, partly cloudy; Brownsville 94, windy.

Central & Upper Midwest: Lubbock 101, sunny; Dallas 96, partly cloudy; Oklahoma City 98, windy; Kansas City 91, partly cloudy; Minneapolis 90, partly cloudy.

Ohio Valley: Chicago 86, thunderstorms; St. Louis 83, thunderstorms; Detroit 88, sunny; Cincinnati 86, thunderstorms.

South: Houston 92, mostly cloudy; New Orleans 92, thunderstorms; Memphis 90, thunderstorms; Atlanta 88, thunderstorms; Charlotte 90, thunderstorms; Jacksonville 95, thunderstorms; Tampa 95, partly cloudy; Miami 91, partly cloudy.

East: Norfolk 90, partly cloudy; Washington, D.C. 90, mostly sunny; Buffalo 81, mostly sunny; New York City 80, thunderstorms; Boston 69, rain; Caribou 78, thunderstorms.