A change in weather across the Heartland next week

Over the weekend, high pressure will maintain dry, warm weather from the Corn Belt into the Mid- Atlantic and Northeast. Meanwhile, showers associated with a surge of Gulf moisture will gradually spread into the Southeast, reaching the southern Mid-Atlantic by early next week. Farther west, a developing storm system will generate increasingly heavy showers across… Read more »

A wetter pattern ahead for the Plains, westward

Unusual, late-season warmth from the Pacific Coast to the northern Plains and upper Midwest will build eastward, gradually displacing previously cool conditions in the eastern Corn Belt. Cool conditions will linger, however, along the Atlantic Seaboard. By week’s end, cooler air will begin to spread inland across the West, while record-setting warmth will persist across… Read more »

A wetter pattern to develop from the Plains, westward

Near- to above-normal temperatures will cover the nation during the weekend, but a surge of cool air will arrive early next week from the Great Lakes region into the East. Unusual, late-season warmth will be most pronounced from the Northwest into the upper Midwest. Meanwhile, unsettled weather across parts of the South will result in… Read more »

A wetter pattern ahead for parts of the Plains, Corn Belt

Looking ahead, a pair of slow-moving disturbances — one currently located over Louisiana and the other over southeastern Georgia — will generate showers and thunderstorms from the Delta to the central and southern Atlantic Coast States, with potentially heavy downpours possible from eastern South Carolina into the lower Delmarva. Meanwhile, a humid air mass over… Read more »

Weather Hazards Outlook, August 3 – 14, 2014

Here is a look at some of the potential or ongoing weather hazards and headlines ahead in the days to come: Much above-normal temperatures for parts of the Pacific Northwest and Northern Intermountain West, Sun-Wed, Aug 3-6. Heavy rain for the coastal areas of the mid-Atlantic and Southeast into Florida, Sun-Mon, Aug 3-4. The possibility… Read more »

More sub-average temperatures for the Heartland

Locally heavy showers will continue to spread across the South. Five-day rainfall totals could reach 2 to 4 inches in the southern Atlantic States. Meanwhile, locally heavy showers will continue in the Four Corners States, with flash flooding possible. In contrast, hot, mostly dry weather will dominate the Pacific Coast States. Elsewhere, a few showers… Read more »

More cool weather ahead for the Heartland

Locally heavy showers will shift eastward from the central and southern Plains, reaching the southern Atlantic States during the weekend. Meanwhile, somewhat drier weather will prevail in the Southwest, although showers will linger across the central and southern Rockies. Most of the remainder of the West will remain mostly dry, except for scattered showers across… Read more »

An unusually cool pattern across the Heartland

A robust monsoon surge interacting with the tail of a cold front will result in a continuation of locally heavy showers from the Southwest and Intermountain West to the southern Plains. During the next 5 days, additional rainfall could reach 3 to 5 inches or more in the Rockies of Colorado and northeastern Mexico. Meanwhile,… Read more »

An unseasonably cool pattern ahead for the Heartland

A slow-moving cold front will trigger showers and thunderstorms as it tracks across the northern and central Plains into the Corn Belt, reaching the Atlantic Coast States by Monday. Rain will be heaviest in the Great Lakes region, where totals could top 2 inches in potentially severe thunderstorms. Ahead of the front, sweltering heat will… Read more »

A very cool pattern ahead for most of the Heartland

Cool weather in the Midwest will be reinforced early next week by a strong push of Canadian air. Heat across the High Plains will be relegated to the South, while a brief cool spell in the Northwest will be replaced by a weekend return to hot weather. During the next 5 days, 1- to 2-inch… Read more »