Short range weather overview a.m. Sunday 23 May 2021

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Severe thunderstorms, including a few tornadoes, are likely over the western and northern Great Plains this afternoon and evening. Late season snows continue today over the higher elevations and mountain passes of western MT, east-central ID, and northwest WY. Heavy rains persist through Monday along the central TX Gulf Coast.

— CA Santa Barbara Country. Wind Advisory this evening and tonight. Gusts to 45 mph. US-101 impacted.

— East-central ID, northwest MT: Winter weather advisories through late this evening. Snow levels generally 5000-6000 feet. 2-4 inches accumulation at pass level, but up to 5-9 inches at higher elevations. I-15, I-90 impacted.

— Northwest WY, particularly the Wind River and Absaroka Ranges: Snow today and this evening above 6000-7000 feet with several inches accumulation possible, including the higher passes. Currently no advisories issued.

— Central and south-central WY: High Wind Warnings through this evening. Gusts to 60 mph. I-25, I-80 impacted.

— Southeast WY: Dense Fog Advisory through midmorning today. I-25, I-80 impacted.

— North-central NM: Wind Advisory this afternoon. Gusts 50-55 mph. I-25 impacted.

— Southern ND, SD, central and western NE, northeast CO, northwest KS: Severe thunderstorms probable this afternoon and evening. Large hail, damaging wind gusts and a few tornadoes are possible. Region of greatest risk is western ND and northwest NE. I-70, I-80, I-90 potentially impacted.

— Central TX Gulf Coast and portions of southeast TX: Flash Flood Advisories through Monday morning. I-10 potentially impacted.

— Eastern TN, south-central NC: Dense Fog Advisory through mid-morning. I-40, I-75, I-77 impacted.

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