Saturday, June 30, 2012

Round Two: Significant Severe Weather 
To Impact Mid-Atlantic Tonight

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The National Stormcast


Today's Summer WatchSM
As of 2:30 PM EDT, Saturday, 30 June

MORE HEAT, MORE STORMS...
AND THE WEST IS STILL BURNING...

Again, heat today across much of the Country.  Excessive Heat Statements have been posted in 24 States.  A stalled front across the Mason-Dixon Line and Westward will contribute to showers and storms, perhaps severe (see map) in The Upper Plains, through the Ohio Valley, into the Mid-Atlantic and parts of the SE.   Other regions that could see rain and storms include the PNW, the Desert SW, and SE Texas.

6/30: Hazardous Wx


Flood Statements-   Idaho, Minnesota, Florida, Georgia, Maine,
Red Flag Warning- Oregon, Utah, Montana, Wyoming, South Dakota
Air Quality/Fog Alerts-  Pennsylvania, Ohio, Virginia, North Carolina (see map(does not include Western States smoke)
Excessive Heat Statements-  Arizona, Kansas, Iowa, Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, The Carolinas, Georgia, Florida


Current Wildfire Reportin acres burned 
New Mexico:  Whitewater Baldy = 297,800+ (current); Little Bear = 44,300+
Colorado:  High Park,  87,200+ ; Little Sand = 23,500+ ;  Weber = 9,200+ ; Waldo = 17,000+ ; Pine Ridge = 12,000+
Wyoming:  Fontenelle = 37,000+ ;  Arapaho = 36,800+ ; Russells Camp = 5,400+
Utah:  Wood Hollow = 47,200+ ;  Church Camp = 5,600;  Clay Springs = 68,300+ ;  Seeley - 15,700+
Montana:  Ash Creek = 110,700; Bear Trap 2 = 15,200+ ; 
Dahl = 22,000+
North Carolina:  Dad = 21,300+ ...(more)


DROUGHT MONITOR- 26 June- (data gathered on Tuesdays...published weekly on Thursdays) THREE untouched States (Alaska, Maine, Rhode Island).  NINETEEN with D3 (extreme) or D4 (exceptional)

For more information, please visit the website of your local National Weather Service forecast. (Forecast Advisor Lear)