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Mississippi Valley Summer Heat Wave; Severe Thunderstorms and Flooding Possible to the North

A dangerous summer heat wave will continue much of the Plains, Mid/Lower Mississippi Valley, Southeast U.S. today and Thursday. Areas of severe thunderstorms may occur today and again on Thursday from parts of the northern/central Rockies and High Plains into the Ohio Valley and Carolinas. Excessive rainfall over similar areas may bring flash flooding today and Thursday. Read More >

The 5-Day Significant River Flood Outlook indicates the probability of experiencing significant flooding (moderate flood stage or higher) over the next 5 days. Significant flooding is defined as flooding that causes impacts to roadways and structures.

National map showing the 5-day significant flood outlook potential.