Short range weather overview a.m. Friday 28 May 2021

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Scattered severe thunderstorms are possible over southeast NM, southwest TX and central VA this afternoon and evening. Cool start to Memorial Day weekend for much of the central and eastern U.S (FL excepted). Heat builds into northern CA by Sunday afternoon, then spreads to the north and east across the country next week.

— Central and Northern CA interior valleys: Excessive Heat Watch starting Sunday afternoon through Tuesday. Highs upper 90’s to 105 deg F.

— Northern MT Rocky Mountain Front and Eastern Glacier National Park: High Wind Warning today. Gusts to 60 mph. I-15 impacted.

— Southeast NM, southwest TX: Widely scattered severe thunderstorms this afternoon and evening, accompanied by large hail, gusty winds and possibly a tornado or two. I-10, I-20 potentially impacted.

— Central TX: Slight risk of Flash Flooding today and tonight from continued heavy rainshowers and thunderstorms.

— Central VA, Eastern Shore MD: Widely scattered severe thunderstorms possible this afternoon and evening. Wind damage is the primary threat. I-64, I-81, I-95 potentially impacted.

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