National Weather Forecast
On Thursday we will be tracking several active areas of storms. A coastal storm in the Northeast brings heavy rain to parts of New England. A stalled frontal boundary in the Southeast/South Central region will bring occasional batches of storms. A slow-moving area of low pressure in the upper Midwest brings showers and storms. And we continue to watch monsoonal moisture in the Southwest leading to storms. Meanwhile, record highs will be possible in the Northwest, including in Seattle and Portland.
Several areas of heavy rain will be possible through the end of the week across the lower 48 – across the southern tier of states (especially in the Southwest), in the Northeast due to that coastal storm, and in the upper Midwest due to a slow-moving area of low pressure.
Particularly as we head into Friday we will be watching the potential of flooding rains across portions of Arizona and New Mexico, including the Phoenix and Tucson areas. In just the Friday-Friday night timeframe, rainfall totals of 1-2” will be possible.
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