A wet pattern for much of the Nation

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During the next several days, a parade of storms will continue to emerge from the West. As a result, 5-day precipitation totals could reach 1 to 2 inches from Oregon and northern California across the Intermountain West. Meanwhile, totals of 2 to 5 inches or more can be expected across the central and southern Plains… Read more »

Excessive rains ahead for the Nation’s mid-section

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During the next several days, a frenetic weather pattern will continue to ease or eliminate drought across the nation’s mid-section. Five-day rainfall totals could reach 2 to 6 inches or more across the southern half of the Plains. Totals of 1 to 2 inches can be expected in a much broader area, stretching westward to… Read more »

An active pattern ahead; severe t-storms to snow

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An active weather pattern will continue in many areas of the U.S., although cooler, drier air will overspread the Plains and Midwest early next week. Severe thunderstorms will remain a threat through the weekend in the nation’s mid-section. Five-day precipitation totals could reach 1 to 3 inches from the northern Intermountain West into the far… Read more »

A wetter pattern to continue in parts of the Heartland

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During the next several days, an extremely active weather pattern across the nation’s mid-section will feature heavy rain and locally severe thunderstorms. Although thunderstorms will occur each day, the greatest threat of severe weather will occur across the Plains and western Corn Belt on May 15-16. Five-day rainfall totals could reach 1 to 3 inches… Read more »

Warm, wet pattern to continue across the Heartland

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Generally cool conditions will dominate the nation during the next few days, although warmth will return across much of the central and eastern U.S. toward week’s end. Frost could be a threat into Tuesday morning across portions of the central Plains. Meanwhile, showers and thunderstorms will gradually weaken while sweeping into the eastern U.S. However,… Read more »

An active weather pattern continues

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An active weather pattern will continue into next week, with strong to locally severe thunderstorms expected through Saturday across the central and southern Plains. By May 10-11, the threat of severe weather will shift into the Mississippi and Ohio Valleys. Five-day rainfall totals could reach 2 to 8 inches in southern and eastern Texas, while… Read more »

An unsettled pattern to expand across the Heartland

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During the next several days, a pair of storms emerging from the western U.S. will maintain unsettled, stormy conditions across the nation’s mid-section. Five-day rainfall amounts could reach 2 to 5 inches or more on the central and southern Plains, while 1- to 2-inch totals can be expected across portions of the northern Plains, Midwest,… Read more »

A warm, wet outlook for much of the Heartland

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A spell of mostly dry weather will come to an end across the Plains and Midwest. For the remainder of the week, rainfall totals could reach 2 to 5 inches across the central and southern Plains and 1 to 2 inches in parts of the Midwest. Rainfall across the northern Plains and upper Midwest will… Read more »

Beneficial moisture ahead for the Plains

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Rain—locally totaling 1 to 2 inches—will fall across the Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic States into Friday, followed by a brief period of relatively tranquil weather nearly nationwide. During the weekend and early next week, however, precipitation will increase from the Intermountain West into the Midwest, likely providing beneficial moisture for winter grains and spring-sown crops across… Read more »

Warm & wet across the Plains & Corn Belt

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Rain—locally totaling 1 to 2 inches—will fall across the Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic States into Friday, followed by a brief period of relatively tranquil weather nearly nationwide. During the weekend and early next week, however, precipitation will increase from the Intermountain West into the Midwest, likely providing beneficial moisture for winter grains and spring-sown crops across… Read more »