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 »

A warmer, wetter pattern for the Heartland

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A slow-moving storm system crossing the South will reach the Mid-Atlantic States by week’s end. Five-day rainfall totals could reach 1 to 2 inches or more in the Southeast. Across the remainder of the U.S., precipitation will total generally 0.5 inch or less. Meanwhile, warmth will continue to expand eastward, reaching the Plains and Midwest… Read more »

More rain for the southern Corn Belt

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During the next 5 days, an active weather pattern will result in 2- to 4-inch rainfall totals (and locally severe thunderstorms) from the southern Plains into the Southeast. Late-week rain will spread as far north as the southern Corn Belt, but the nation’s northern tier will remain mostly dry. Many areas from the Pacific Coast… Read more »

A cool pattern across the eastern-half of the Nation

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During the next several days, chilly weather will dominate the eastern half of the U.S., except across the Deep South. Freezes can be expected into early next week in many locations from the Great Lakes region into the Northeast. Meanwhile, a series of weather disturbances will help to draw markedly cooler air into the West…. Read more »

Beneficial rains for the Great Plains

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Looking ahead, the slow-moving spring storm complex currently centered over the Great Plains will expand in coverage and move eastward, with heavy rain reaching the Atlantic Coast over the weekend. Five-day rainfall totals are expected to exceed 2 inches or more locally from the Gulf Coast to Coastal New England, and severe weather will be… Read more »

A colder pattern to dominate

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Stormy weather will continue over the next few days from the southern Plains to the Gulf Coast, maintaining the potential for strong thunderstorms. Additional rainfall of 3 inches or more is expected to worsen coastal flooding from Texas to Mississippi. Showers will gradually push eastward from the central Plains to the Midwest, with rain reaching… Read more »

More wet weather from the southern Plains, northeastward

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Looking ahead, rainy weather will overspread the Southeast over the next few days, worsening problems with excessive wetness. Meanwhile, a second storm system bringing rain and snow showers to the Rockies will advance eastward, promising to bring much-needed moisture to portions of the southern High Plains by week’s end. However, that system will bring additional… Read more »

A wet pattern lingers for the eastern-half of the Nation

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A cold front crossing the eastern U.S. will reach the Atlantic Seaboard later Friday, ending the threat of severe thunderstorms. Meanwhile, a new storm system will begin to take shape across the south-central U.S. Five-day rainfall totals could reach 1 to 2 inches on the central and southern Plains, although portions of the High Plains… Read more »