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The smoke is clearing, but clouds may impact view of eclipse in some parts of Idaho

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The smoke is clearing, but clouds may impact view of eclipse in some parts of Idaho

- The smoky haze in the skies over Boise from wildfires around the Northwest has largely cleared — and forecasts show weather conditions should be good for viewing the eclipse in the Treasure Valley on Monday, according to the National Weather Service. But clouds could be a factor in other parts of the state, including Stanley and Idaho Falls. “The farther east you go, the more cloudy it will be,” said Josh Smith, a meteorologist with the Weather Service in Boise
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Hotter days with less rain expected

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Hotter days with less rain expected

- We're transitioning into a drier and hotter weather pattern. This afternoon and evening, the best chances for rain will be west of I-65 especially in Pickens, Sumter, and Greene counties. Temperatures have already reached the upper 80s to around 90 degrees. We're seeing the heat index of feels like temperatures in the triple digits. Expect more of the same Thursday. Rain chances will be even lower come Thursday with highs in the lower 90s again
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Storms approaching Metro Detroit could be severe; chance of hail, damaging winds

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Storms approaching Metro Detroit could be severe; chance of hail, damaging winds

- DETROIT - The severe weather in Metro Detroit threat now looks even higher for Thursday. Dry conditions will continue through Wednesday night. Clouds will increase and so will the humidity. Temperatures will fall into the mid- and upper 60s. Our first of two rounds of thunderstorms will move into Southeast Michigan during the morning commute. These storms should stay below severe limits, but heavy rainfall is possible
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Storms expected to move in; heavy rain the main hazard

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Storms expected to move in; heavy rain the main hazard

- Thunderstorms are expected to rumble into southern Wisconsin Wednesday night, with the greatest threat coming from heavy rainfall. The National Weather Service said storms should start moving into the southwest corner of the state in the afternoon, then become more widespread as the day moves into night. Storms could continue on Thursday, with sunshine returning for a good share of the weekend
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Videocast: Afternoon, evening showers next

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Videocast: Afternoon, evening showers next

- WEBVTT UICKLY.MATINKA: THOSE CHIPS WILL BE ALITTLE SOGGY THIS AFTERNOON.RAIN WITH UNDER, GETTING LOTS OFPUDDLES.THE RAIN MOVES OUT IN TOMORROWIT IS LOOKING PICTURE-PERFECT.IF YOU LIKE SUNSHINE ANDCOMFORTABLE WEATHER.WE HAVE PRETTY BUSY TRACKING ALETTER RAIN THIS MORNING.SPENCER, A LINE DOWN THROUGHLAMONI.IS LIFTING UP TO THE NORTHEAST.NONE OF THIS HAS BEEN OVERLYHEAVY.NEBRASKA SAW A BUNCH OF RAINLAST NIGHT.THEY ARE STILL DEALING WITHFLASH FLOODING HIS ARMS
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Heat advisory issued as heat indices surpass 105°

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Heat advisory issued as heat indices surpass 105°

- MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to produce dangerous heat through the end of the week. The National Weather Service placed our area under a Heat Advisory Wednesday with heat indices expected to climb above 105°! The actual temperatures will be around 90° but the summertime mugginess will make it feel considerably hotter. Heat advisories will likely be needed each afternoon through the end of the week
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Good news for eclipse viewers in Kansas City: Forecast is now ‘mostly sunny’

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Good news for eclipse viewers in Kansas City: Forecast is now ‘mostly sunny’

- The official forecast for eclipse day in Kansas City is now “mostly sunny.” That’s good news, ironically, for a day in which we hope to see the sun obscured by the moon. The National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill continues to update its forecast for the total solar eclipse on Monday, the path of which will traverse the country and pass over St
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Parts of the New England coastline are under a high surf advisory

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Parts of the New England coastline are under a high surf advisory

- Though Hurricane Gert is out to sea, the powerful storm is still impacting the New England coast. The National Weather Service in Taunton issued a high surf advisory Wednesday for coastal Rhode Island, southeastern Massachusetts, including Cape Cod and the islands. “Be careful and be aware that we have a high surf advisory, and we have a high risk of rip currents on the south coast,” said Lenore Correia, a meteorologist with the service
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Hurricane Gert contributes to high surf, rip current risk

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Hurricane Gert contributes to high surf, rip current risk

- High surf advisory for beaches in 4 counties. . . Hurricane Gert contributes to high surf, rip current risk High surf advisory for beaches in 4 counties Hurricane Gert contributes to high surf, rip current risk High surf advisory for beaches in 4 counties NANTUCKET, Mass. — Hurricane Gert is hundreds of miles off our coastline, but it is still driving huge waves and dangerous rip currents to New England beaches
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Fire weather watch in effect beginning Thursday afternoon

billingsgazette.com

Fire weather watch in effect beginning Thursday afternoon

- Rising temperatures this week combined with gusty conditions have prompted a fire weather watch throughout southeastern Montana Thursday afternoon and evening. Today's high is forecast to hit 87 degrees in Billings, according to the National Weather Service, followed by temperatures reaching into the high 80s to low 90s through the weekend. Today will be mostly sunny, with southwest winds from 7 to 9 miles per hour expected
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Solar eclipse 2017: What's the weather going to be like?

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Solar eclipse 2017: What's the weather going to be like?

- The Great American Eclipse is less than a week away. The weather service is now among those venturing a guess at sky conditions for next Monday, Aug. 21. But today's the day. Remember these early forecasts are not set in stone. There are still a lot of variables that could change before eclipse day rolls around on Monday. The weather service has a "sky cover" forecast, shown above
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It’s another day of heat

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It’s another day of heat

- : It’s still August and the heat is still here. And a like a bad party guest, it still won’t take the hint and leave, forecasters say. The National Weather Service says that temperatures should stay just shy of 100 degrees today, but the heat index will make it feel like it is 107 degrees outside. Even with the heat and humidity, there is still no shot at rain in the forecast for Austin, as any potential storms are expected to be isolated and far west of the capital city
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High heat, storms expected through the rest of the week

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High heat, storms expected through the rest of the week

- Nancy Niles @nancyniles The remainder of the week will be hot and wet across Volusia and Flagler counties, says the National Weather Service which issued both thunderstorm and excessive heat alerts today. Scattered afternoon showers and lightning storms are expected across East Central Florida, mainly between 2 p.m. and sunset, said NWS forecaster Tim Sedlock. Highs are expected in the low 90s, with heat indexes between 100 and 106, Sedlock said
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Warm And Sunny Wednesday As Humidity Drops

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Warm And Sunny Wednesday As Humidity Drops

- We’ll have morning fog but quiet weather for the next couple of days. Today and tomorrow look beautiful with lots of sun, warm summer temperatures and falling humidity. We bring in a chance for rain on Friday with mostly cloudy skies. There is a chance for a lingering shower or storm on Saturday but most of the time looks dry. Sunday will be brighter and warmer with less humidity
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Rain expected on and off today; some areas saw heavy rain overnight

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Rain expected on and off today; some areas saw heavy rain overnight

- The National Weather Service office in Valley recorded 1.81 inches of rain from the band of showers that passed through around 10 p.m. Tuesday, said Dave Fobert, a weather service meteorologist. Surprise, Nebraska, which is about 25 miles south of Columbus, recorded 4.5 inches of rain overnight, he said. There's another chance of rain Thursday night into Friday, Fobert said, then another round of showers is expected Sunday into Monday
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The Weather Authority: Muggy days with scattered storms

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The Weather Authority: Muggy days with scattered storms

- SUN, HEAT, STORMS: Classic “dog day” weather will continue across Alabama through Friday; we will forecast a mix of sun and clouds each day with the usual daily round of “scattered, mostly afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms”. Most of the storms will come from 1:00 until 8:00 p.m… and the chance of any one spot getting wet will stay in the 30-40 percent category
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Why This Meteorologist Is Eager for the Total Solar Eclipse

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Why This Meteorologist Is Eager for the Total Solar Eclipse

- By all accounts a total solar eclipse is a life-changing event. I wouldn't know, I've never seen one. Fortunately for me and millions across the U.S., that will change this summer. I'm not really an eclipse expert, even though I can't wait for August 21. I'm actually a meteorologist, and a fairly specialized one at that. Six months ago, I didn't know the difference between an umbra and penumbra
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Trump will reverse Obama order aimed at planning for climate change

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Trump will reverse Obama order aimed at planning for climate change

- President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday that he said would streamline the approval process for building infrastructure such as roads, bridges and offices by eliminating a planning step related to climate change and flood dangers. Speaking in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York, Trump said that the approval process for projects was "badly broken" and that the nation's infrastructure was a "massive self-inflicted wound on our country
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    Fire weather watch in effect beginning Thursday afternoon

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    Rising temperatures this week combined with gusty conditions have prompted a fire weather watch throughout southeastern Montana Thursday afternoon and evening. Today's high is forecast to hit 87 degrees in Billings, according to the National Weather Service, followed by temperatures reaching into the high 80s to low 90s through the weekend. Today will be mostly sunny, with southwest winds from 7 to 9 miles per hour expected
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  • Fire weather watch in effect beginning Thursday afternoon
    Fire weather watch in effect beginning Thursday afternoon

    , billingsgazette.com

    Rising temperatures this week combined with gusty conditions have prompted a fire weather watch throughout southeastern Montana Thursday afternoon and evening. Today's high is forecast to hit 87 degrees in Billings, according to the National Weather Service, followed by temperatures reaching into the high 80s to low 90s through the weekend. Today will be mostly sunny, with southwest winds from 7 to 9 miles per hour expected
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  • Fire weather watch in effect beginning Thursday afternoon
    Fire weather watch in effect beginning Thursday afternoon

    , billingsgazette.com

    Rising temperatures this week combined with gusty conditions have prompted a fire weather watch throughout southeastern Montana Thursday afternoon and evening. Today's high is forecast to hit 87 degrees in Billings, according to the National Weather Service, followed by temperatures reaching into the high 80s to low 90s through the weekend. Today will be mostly sunny, with southwest winds from 7 to 9 miles per hour expected
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