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Severe, Heavy Rain Threat in Midwest Continues Monday

Severe, Heavy Rain Threat in Midwest Continues Monday

30 June 2014

US - Weekend storms swept across the Midwest and more rain is expected on Monday.

The severe and heavy rain threat continues Monday from the Great Lakes into the mid-Mississippi and lower Missouri Valleys, reports Mark Ressler lead meteorologist with The Weather Channel.

Weather Channel's Monthly Precipitation

Midwest 

  • Rainfall could locally top 3 or 4 inches in parts of Iowa, southern Wisconsin and northern Illinois, causing flash flooding and worsening any ongoing river flooding.
  • A few severe storms are also possible in Kansas.
  • Showers and a few thundershowers will linger across North Dakota, northern South Dakota and northern Minnesota.
  • A few thunderstorms are possible in the Ohio Valley.
  • Gusty southerly winds are likely across eastern Kansas and Missouri.
  • Strong west-northwest winds may gust over 40 mph across the Dakotas.
  • Highs will range from the 60s and 70s in North Dakota to the 90s from Kansas to Kentucky.
  • Showers and a few thundershowers linger across the north-central states Tuesday while, with the cold front, scattered thunderstorms, a few severe, stretch from Lower Michigan and the Ohio Valley to Kansas.

South

  • Scattered thunderstorms, a few severe, are possible across the Texas Panhandle and northern Oklahoma Monday.
  • Gusty southerly winds are likely across Texas and Oklahoma.
  • A few thunderstorms will pop across the Southeast.

US Drought Monitor

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