Hot weather roasts East Coast as heavy rain, flood threat grows for Southwest, Rockies
Written by kslmadmin on July 27, 2020
Much of this heavy rain is due to the monsoonal flow, which is typical for this time of year.
There’s also a front helping to enhance showers and thunderstorms across the region, adding to flooding problems.
Behind the front, some relief from the heat in terms of cooler temperatures for the central U.S.
Hottest temperatures of the year for Mid-Atlantic, Northeast
Much of the East Coast — from the Carolinas to New England — will see hot and humid conditions on Monday, with the entire Interstate 95 corridor from Washington, D.C., to Boston seeing the hottest weather.
Air temperatures will range from the upper 90s to near 100 degrees Fahrenheit, with heat indices well into the 100s. Excessive heat warnings and heat advisories in effect across the region.
Temperatures will drop a few degrees Tuesday, with more noticeable relief on Wednesday as they relax to more season highs midweek.
It’s not only the East Coast feeling the heat.
Fire danger remains critical over parts of Northern California and Oregon on Monday, and the Northwest will also feel temperatures ramp up into the 90s and 100-degree range.
Fox News’ Travis Fedschun contributed to this report.
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