Mostly Sunny and Dry throughout US, East Coast Thunderstorms


Most of the US will enjoy warm, sunny, and dry weather on Thursday, with the exception of the East Coast which will see thunderstorms that will also bring a flooding threat to the Carolinas; plus, today’s weather news and forecast.

East Coast thunderstorms

Thunderstorms will extend from Florida along the eastern seaboard all the way to Maine on Thursday.

Thunderstorms will affect the entirety of Florida, southern and southeast Georgia, the entirety of the Carolinas, eastern Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, eastern Pennsylvania, eastern New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, as well as southern, southeastern and western Maine, while the northeastern part of the state will be mostly dry.

Flash flooding threat for the Carolinas

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a warning for heavy rain with potential flash flooding over central and north-central South Carolina, and throughout central North Carolina on Thursday.

Spotty isolated thunderstorms for parts of US

Some spotty, isolated thunderstorms will affect a few spots around the US today.

In the Northwest, scattered thunderstorms will affect portions of Washington, Oregon, and Montana.

In the Southwest, a few thunderstorms over the southern half of New Mexico will extend into the southwestern edge of Texas, as well as east-central Arizona,.

In the southern Plains, expect a few spotty thunderstorms over the Oklahoma Panhandle, extending on into northern Texas and southwestern Kansas.

In the upper Midwest, thunderstorms across much of Wisconsin will stretch into central Minnesota, with mostly rain and the northern half of the state. Rain is forecast for the northern half of Michigan.

Today’s US forecast: June 11, 2020

West: San Francisco 69, partly cloudy; Los Angeles 91, sunny; Reno 87, mostly sunny; Las Vegas 105, sunny; Salt Lake City 89, sunny; Denver 84, mostly sunny.

Northwest & Northern Rockies: Seattle 65, cloudy; Medford 81, partly cloudy; Boise 88, partly cloudy; Cut Bank 77, partly cloudy; Billings 85, mostly sunny; Bismarck 84, sunny; Rapid City 81, sunny.

Southwest: Phoenix 109, sunny; Albuquerque 93, mostly sunny; El Paso 96, thunderstorms; San Antonio 95, sunny; Brownsville 93, partly cloudy.

Central & Upper Midwest: Lubbock 93, sunny; Dallas 93, sunny; Oklahoma City 91, sunny; Kansas City 88, sunny; Minneapolis 79, partly cloudy.

Ohio Valley: Chicago 82, mostly sunny; St. Louis 85, sunny; Detroit 78, partly cloudy; Cincinnati 82, sunny.

South: Houston 93, sunny; New Orleans 87, sunny; Memphis 85, sunny; Atlanta 84, sunny; Charlotte 89, partly cloudy; Jacksonville 90, thunderstorms; Tampa 91, thunderstorms; Miami 84, thunderstorms.

East: Norfolk 85, thunderstorms; Washington, D.C. 85, thunderstorms; Buffalo 67, windy; New York City 82, thunderstorms; Boston 77, rain; Caribou 69, rain.