Flash Flood Warnings from Central US to Ohio Valley


Flash Flood Warnings from Central US to Ohio V

Heavy rain and thunderstorms will bring the risk of flash flooding stretching from Texas to Ohio, while heat warnings span from the northwest to the southwest and parts of the southeast, with red flag warnings for the northern Rockies.

Flash flooding a concern from Texas to Ohio

An expansive area of heavy rain and thunderstorm will stretch from Texas to Ohio today, with the high risk for areas just west of Little Rock. The highest chances also span west and south of Dallas two just north and east of Little Rock.

According to the National Weather Service, areas of concern include: central and northeastern Texas; southeastern Oklahoma; most of Arkansas; southeastern Missouri; western and northwestern Tennessee; southern Illinois; southern Indiana, most of Kentucky; southwestern Ohio.

Heat alerts in the West, Central US and Southeast

Heat is on the rise again prompting the National Weather Service (NWS) to issue a number of heat alerts for Wednesday.

Excessive heat watch: California; southern Nevada; northern, northwestern, central, western, southwestern and southeastern Arizona.

Heat advisory: southwest Oregon, northern California; northern and central Nevada; southeast and southern Texas; northern, west-central and southwestern Louisiana; west-central Florida; northeastern South Carolina; southeastern, central, and eastern North Carolina.

Red flag warnings & wind advisories

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued an expansive red flag warning for portions of the Northern Rockies and the north-central US for Wednesday.

The areas under the watch include: central and western Montana; western and central North Dakota; southern, central, and eastern Wyoming; western, northern, and northeastern South Dakota.

There are also wind advisories for western North Dakota, as well as northern and northeastern South Dakota.

US weather forecast: September 2, 2020

West: San Francisco 66, partly cloudy; Los Angeles 81, sunny; San Diego 74, partly cloudy; Reno 94, sunny; Las Vegas 104, sunny; Salt Lake City 86, mostly sunny; Denver 89, sunny.

Northwest & Northern Rockies: Seattle 78, mostly sunny; Medford 102, sunny; Boise 90, sunny; Cut Bank 76, windy; Billings 92, windy; Minot 84, rain; Rapid City 91, sunny; Cheyenne 86, sunny.

Southwest: Phoenix 103, sunny; Tucson 96, sunny; Albuquerque 88, sunny; El Paso 96, sunny; San Antonio 97, thunderstorms; Brownsville 99, mostly sunny.

Central & Upper Midwest: Lubbock 85, partly cloudy; Dallas 78, thunderstorms; Oklahoma City 83, thunderstorms; Kansas City 87, fog; Minneapolis 80, sunny; Madison 81, sunny.

Ohio Valley: Chicago 86, partly cloudy; St. Louis 85, cloudy; Detroit 83, partly cloudy; Cincinnati 84, thunderstorms; Indianapolis 81, cloudy.

South: Houston 97, partly cloudy; New Orleans 92, sunny; Memphis 84, thunderstorms; Birmingham 90, partly cloudy; Atlanta 92, mostly sunny; Charlotte 94, partly cloudy; Jacksonville 91, thunderstorms; Tampa 91, thunderstorms; Miami 90, partly cloudy.

East: Norfolk 91, partly cloudy; Washington, D.C. 89, thunderstorms; Philadelphia 84, cloudy Buffalo 78, thunderstorms; New York City 83, cloudy; Boston 71, rain; Caribou 74, partly cloudy.