Locally drenching showers and thunderstorms were affecting the
Southeastern states Tuesday afternoon. Spotty showers and storms were
developing over the central Plains to the upper Great Lakes. Spotty
showers and storms were also popping up over Arizona and New Mexico.
Showers were affecting areas from northern California to Oregon,
Washington state and northern Montana.
Plains Wet Conditions Recalled From 1993...
--During May to July, in 1993, the weather was unusually wet
across much of the Great Plains. Since May 1, Omaha, Nebraska,
received 20.67 inches of rain and was the wettest May to July period
during the 1900s. At Omaha, 28.78 inches of rain fell during the
period from May 1 to July 31, 1883. Comparatively, this year to date,
since May 1, 15.37 inches of rain fell. During July 1-22, 1993, 16.14
inches of rain fell at Concordia, Kansas, which was six times that of
WEATHER HIGHLIGHTS BY ACCU WEATHER
Severe Weather Incidents From Late Monday/Early Tuesday...
--Numerous trees were uprooted near Federal Dam, Minnesota.
--Multiple trees were downed and minor property damage occurred at
McVille, North Dakota.
--Thunderstorm winds gusted to near 70 mph around Sisseton, South
--1.75-inch diameter hail fell at Leola, South Dakota.
--Multiple trees were downed at Hoyt Lakes, Minnesota.
--Multiple trees were downed at Aurora, Minnesota.
--Thunderstorm winds downed trees and damaged vehicles near Big Sandy
--Multiple large trees were downed near Eveleth, Minnesota. Winds
damaged a hanger and destroyed an aircraft.
--Thunderstorm winds gusted to 61 mph near Devils Island, Wisconsin,
on board the ship Steward J. Cort.
A rare thunderstorm affected San Francisco, California, during
36-Hour Rainfall (Inches) as of 8 p.m. EDT Tuesday...
Wilmington, N.C. 3.25
Whiteville, N.C. 2.69
Lumberton, N.C. 2.48
Mackall Air Force Base, N.C. 2.35
Orangeburg, S.C. 4.22
Sumter, S.C. 2.32
Bennettsville, S.C. 2.62
Beaufort, S.C. 3.19
Augusta, Ga. 2.79
Macon, Ga. 0.99
Opa Locka, Fla. 6.28
Fort Myers, Fla. 3.76
Mary Esther, Fla. 2.84
Destin, Fla. 2.77
Sanford, Fla. 2.47
Hollywood, Fla. 2.45
Grand Forks, N.D. 4.90
Cando, N.D. 2.63
Devils Lake, N.D. 1.29
Budette, Minn. 4.28
Thief River Falls, Minn. 2.23
International Falls, Minn. 1.66
National High Today (through 9 pm) 117 at Death Valley, California
National Low Today (through 9 pm) 35 at Craig, Colorado
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