Flash Flooding Threat for Texas and Louisiana, Thunderstorms across South

Widespread thunderstorms are forecast throughout the South and parts of the Northeast today, bringing a flash flooding threat to portions of eastern Texas and the southern half of Louisiana along the Gulf, while hot in the West.

Today’s US weather Outlook

West: Mostly dry, with scattered thunderstorms over portions of Northeastern California and northern Nevada, as well as over central Colorado. The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a heat advisory for portions of the inland areas of northern and central California.

Northwest & Northern Rockies: Rain over the western half of Washington and portions of northwestern Oregon, scattered thunderstorms over southeastern Oregon, central and southwestern Idaho, throughout most of Montana, and northern Wyoming.

Southwest: Hot and dry for most of the Southwest, however, widespread thunderstorms throughout New Mexico, and into extreme western Texas.

Central & Upper Midwest: Thunderstorms over southern and eastern Texas, with flash flood warnings by the NWS around the Gulf near Houston and areas east.

Through the nation’s midsection, expect scattered thunderstorms over the Oklahoma Panhandle, much of Kansas and into southern and central Nebraska, extending northward, over much of Iowa, southern and eastern Minnesota, and throughout Wisconsin.

Ohio Valley: Thunderstorms for Northern Illinois and Indiana and southwestern Michigan, as well as southern Ohio.

South: Widespread thunderstorms throughout the South today, with a flash flood warning by the NWS for southern Louisiana along the Gulf and into the central area of the state.

East: Thunderstorms for portions of West Virginia and southwestern Virginia, as well as into the Northeast spanning from New Jersey to Maine.

Today’s US forecast: June 24, 2020

West: San Francisco 66, partly cloudy; Los Angeles 81, partly cloudy; Reno 95, mostly sunny, Las Vegas 108, partly cloudy; Salt Lake City 94, mostly sunny; Denver 92, mostly sunny.

Northwest & Northern Rockies: Seattle 72, rain; Medford 88, mostly cloudy; Boise 94, partly cloudy; Cut Bank 82, partly cloudy; Billings 93, partly cloudy; Minot 87, mostly sunny; Rapid City 89, mostly sunny.

Southwest: Phoenix 111, mostly sunny; Albuquerque 92, partly cloudy; El Paso 100, thunderstorms; San Antonio 93, partly cloudy; Brownsville 94, thunderstorms.

Central & Upper Midwest: Lubbock 90, sunny; Dallas 89, mostly sunny; Oklahoma City 89, sunny; Kansas City 86, sunny; Minneapolis 79, partly cloudy.

Ohio Valley: Chicago 80, partly cloudy; St. Louis 84, mostly sunny; Detroit 76, partly cloudy; Cincinnati 81, mostly sunny.

South: Houston 79, thunderstorms; New Orleans 81, thunderstorms; Memphis 87, partly cloudy; Atlanta 77, thunderstorms; Charlotte 86, thunderstorms; Jacksonville 94, thunderstorms; Tampa 96, partly cloudy, Miami 89, partly cloudy.

East: Norfolk 88, partly cloudy; Washington, D.C. 86, mostly sunny; Buffalo 68, windy; New York City 89, partly cloudy; Boston 84, thunderstorms; Caribou 84, thunderstorms.