A slow-moving cold front will drift eastward across the Plains and Midwest during the next several days, generating locally heavy showers and thunderstorms.
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Five-day rainfall totals could reach 1 to 3 inches or more across much of the Plains, Midwest, and Northeast, including some already soggy sections of the southern and eastern Corn Belt.
Five-day rainfall totals could reach 1 to 3 inches or more across this entire area, with some of the highest totals expected across the eastern Corn Belt.
During the next 5 days, an axis of heavy rain—with widespread totals of 2 to 4 inches or more—will stretch from Kansas and Oklahoma into the northern Mid-Atlantic States and southern New England.
An active weather pattern will return across much of the country during the next several days, as a pair of storms interact with tropical moisture.
A storm system will affect the nation’s mid-section during second half of the week, maintaining showery conditions across a broad area, though the forecast could be complicated by a tropical disturbance, currently moving northward in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico.
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The 6- to 10-day outlook calls for near- or below-normal temperatures nationwide.
The 6- to 10-day outlook calls for the likelihood of wetter-than-normal weather nearly nationwide.
A dynamic, moisture-laden storm system will cross the nation’s mid-section through mid-week, with heavy rainfall totals from central Texas northeastward into Michigan, potentially leading to widespread flooding.