Baldwin’s Wednesday Wx Blog for July 1

At a Glance

48-Hour Weather

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Widespread severe weather is not expected today, though one or two storms could be on the strong side. Any storm that develops will be capable of producing deadly cloud-to-ground lightning, gusty winds, and heavy rainfall.

Heat and humidity will be on the increase beginning tomorrow. Be careful if you’re outside in the hottest part of the day. Stay hydrated. Stay cool.

Baldwin’s Severe Weather Concern

Again, widespread severe weather is not expected, but any storm that develops could have some kick to it.

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This may increase for early next week, but for now I’ll leave things as they are. Remember, any storm that develops in the heat and humidity of the afternoon can always become quite intense. Always be mindful of that cloud-to-ground lightning.

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Baldwin’s 7-Day forecast

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Daily Forecast

Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. A few storms could be strong and contain heavy rainfall and gusty winds.

Thursday – Friday: Partly cloudy, hot and humid. A very slight chance for an afternoon shower or storms.

Fourth of July: Partly cloudy. Hot and humid. Only a slim chance for an afternoon/evening shower or storm.

Sunday: A better chance for an afternoon or evening shower/storm. Otherwise, partly cloudy and hot and humid.

Monday – Tuesday: Scattered showers and storms make a return. Continued hot and humid.

Baldwin’s Hay Day Forecast

Thursday, Friday, and Saturday continue to look like really good days to work outside in the hay fields. Afternoon storm chances increase a bit by Sunday. By Monday and Tuesday, we’re back to 50% chances for afternoon storms. I’ll look at the latest data today and do a vlog this evening to update you all on next week’s outlook. I may have to change Monday and Tuesday to red Xs. I’ll keep you posted!

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Yesterday’s National High and Low Temperature

High: 109 at Altus, Oklahoma

Low: 19 at Bodie State Park, California


Activity is not expected over the next five days.


Wx Hazards Across the Nation

Flooding rainfall is possible today across portions of the Mississippi River Valley and into northern areas of the Deep South. On the other extreme, the wildfire danger remains high across the Southwest US.



Wx Hazards Across the Nation

No major hazards are expected.



Wx Hazards Across the Nation

A quiet day across the country.



On this day in 1911 the high in Phoenix, Arizona was only 79 degrees. Their normal high for this day is 105 degrees! That high of 79 is the coolest daytime high on record for the month of July for Phoenix.

Long Range Outlook 

The period July 6-10 continues to favor normal to below normal temps and above normal rainfall.





You all have a great day!

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