Baldwin’s Friday Wx Blog for July 3

At a Glance

48-Hour Weather

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Threats

Widespread severe weather is not expected over the next seven days, but any storm that develops in the afternoon heat could become quite intense. As always, be cautious with that cloud-to-ground lightning.

Heat and humidity will also be building. Be careful in the heat. Hydrate and stay in the shade/cool whenever possible.

Baldwin’s Severe Weather Concern

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Baldwin’s 7-Day forecast

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Daily Forecast

Today & Fourth of July: Partly Cloudy and hot-n-humid. Only a slight chance for an afternoon/evening storm.

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

Monday: A chance for an afternoon shower or storm. Otherwise, hot and humid conditions under partly cloudy skies.

Tuesday – Thursday: Partly cloudy. Hot and humid. Scattered afternoon showers and storms each afternoon/evening.

Baldwin’s Hay Day Forecast

Today and tomorrow are the best hay days in the outlook. After Saturday, afternoon/evening rain chances will threaten hay work each day from Sunday through Thursday.

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Almanac

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Yesterday’s National High and Low Temperature

High: 111 at Death Valley, California

Low: 22 at Sand Creek Station, Oregon

Tropics

All is quiet.

Today’s 

Wx Hazards Across the Nation

Severe storms threaten portions of the northern plains. All modes of severe weather are possible, including an isolated tornado. Farther east, heavy rainfall threatens northern New Jersey and the New York City area.

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Tomorrow’s 

Wx Hazards Across the Nation

A flood threat can be found across parts of the northern plains.

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Sunday’s 

Wx Hazards Across the Nation

That flood threat continues for Sunday.

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Records

On this day in 1987 a lightning strike hit caused the death of three men playing golf on a course near Kingsport, Tennessee. The three men had sought shelter from the rain under a tall tree on a small hill.

Long Range Outlook 

As rain chances drop from July 8 – 12, temperatures look to trend upward.

Temperature

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Precipitation 

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Weather News

As a storm chaser, you dream of catching something like this. A tornado in the distance, moving in such a way that you get to see the entire evolution of the twister. And nothing or no one gets hurt. What an incredible catch near Hemingford, Nebraska Thursday afternoon!

Friday Funny

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You all have a great day!

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