Baldwin’s Thursday Wx Blog for June 18th

At a Glance

48-Hour Weather

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Widespread severe weather is not expected through at least Sunday. Early next week, we may have some complexes of storms drop in from the northwest. Those could contain some severe t-storms, with damaging wind being the main threat. I’ll keep an eye on that as we get closer to that time.

Baldwin’s Severe Weather Concern

Any storm this time of year will contain deadly lightning, gusty winds, and heavy rainfall. Due to the isolated, short-lived nature of that activity in the coming days, my concern is on the low end of the scale.

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As I mentioned earlier, we may have some storms drop in from the northwest early next week that could be on the strong side. That’s typically what we see with the coming pattern. It’s too early to know for sure that will happen, so I’ll keep an eye on that.

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Baldwin’s 7-Day forecast

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Daily Forecast

Today & Friday: Isolated showers and storms are possible in the afternoon and evening. Most of us stay dry.

Saturday – Sunday: Hot and humid, with a very slight risk for an afternoon storm.

Monday – Tuesday: Scattered showers and storms. Continued very warm and humid.

Wednesday: Partly cloudy with a chance for mainly afternoon/evening showers and storms.

Baldwin’s Hay Day Forecast

I’ve updated the Hay Weather Forecast!


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Yesterday’s National High and Low Temperature

High: 110 at Rio Grande Village, Texas

Low: 24 at Incline Village, Nevada


No activity is anticipated for the next 48 hours.


Wx Hazards Across the Nation

Some storms will accompany a cold front across the middle of the country, but the severe potential appears very low.



Wx Hazards Across the Nation

Severe thunderstorms will threaten parts of western Texas. Wind and hail are the main threats.



Wx Hazards Across the Nation

A quiet day across the US.



Carbon County, Montana was struck with a devastating hail storm on this day in 1958. The four-inch diameter hail devastated fields of livestock.

Long Range Outlook 

The last days of June continue to look cool and wet. This overall pattern will likely continue into the first days of July, as well.





Weather News

I shared this on Facebook last night but it’s worth sharing here, too. In case you ever wondered why Twister is rated PG-13. I don’t know about you, but this makes me want to watch it even more! (ha)


You all have a great day!

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