1.) Much above-normal temperatures for much of the northern and central Rockies and northern and central Great Plains, Mon-Fri, Jul 10-14.
2.) Excessive heat for parts of the middle Mississippi Valley and lower Ohio Valley, Wed-Fri, Jul 12-14.
3.) Much above-normal temperatures for the upper Yukon Valley of Alaska, Mon-Fri, Jul 10-14.
4.) Heavy rain for the upper Mississippi Valley and Great Lakes, Mon-Wed, Jul 10-12.
5.) Flooding possible across parts of Oklahoma.
6.) Flash flooding, due to locally heavy rain, for parts of the southwestern U.S., July 15-21.
7.) High risk of much above-normal temperatures for the northern Great Plains, Sat-Sun, Jul 15-16.
8.) Moderate risk of much above-normal temperatures for portions of the northern Rockies and northern to central Great Plains, Sat-Mon, Jul 15-17.
9.) Slight risk of much above-normal temperatures for much of the western and central U.S., Sat-Fri, Jul 15-21.
10.) Slight risk of much above-normal temperatures for parts of interior Alaska, Sat, Jul 15.
11.) Severe Drought across parts of the Great Plains, Arizona, California, and Hawaii.
By Todd Nelson, filling in for Douglas
Average Low: 64F (Record: 51F set in 1958)
Daylight LOST since summer solstice (June 20th): ~11 minutes
0.9 Days Until Full "Buck" Moon
Credit: Michael Zeiler/GreatAmericanEclipse.com, used with permissionThe total solar eclipse of Aug. 21, 2017, will be an incredible celestial sight, and a traffic nightmare. Anyone planning to commute into the path should plan extra time. This map, created by eclipse cartographer Michael Zeiler, shows the progress of the moon's shadow. Credit: Michael Zeiler/GreatAmericanEclipse.com, used with permission via Space.com)
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