Severe storms are unleashing over the interior West today, bringing the possibility of heavy rain and flash flooding to some areas.
Cities at risk for flash flooding during the storms include Las Vegas, Phoenix, Tucson, Flagstaff, Albuquerque, Salt Lake City, Cedar City in Utah and Riverside, Calif.
Las Vegas has already seen significant rainfall since this morning, with several reports of flash flooding coming out of surrounding areas.
A number of the storms will bring little or no rainfall, frequent lightning strikes and the risk for new wildfires.
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4:18 p.m. PDT: Henderson Airport Road from the terminal to Volunteer Blvd has been closed due to flash flooding in Clark County, Nevada.
4:15 p.m. PDT: Multiple streets in Boulder City, NV are closed due to flooding and debris.
2:43 p.m. PDT: I-15 Exit 75 is washed out due to flash flooding in Clark County, Nevada.
2:00 p.m. PDT: Large rocks and debris with water running across state Route 62 reported from Amboy Road to Godwin Road in Twentynine Palms, CA (San Bernardino County).
1:15 p.m. PDT: Law enforcement reports flash flooding in San Bernardino County, CA, with rocks and debris washed across the Bailey Road offramp from Interstate 15 northbound.
12:20 p.m. PDT: Park Service reports that multiple roads inside Valley of Fire State Park (Clark County) are closed due to flooding.
12:15 p.m. PDT: Report of up to one foot of water running a roadway in Sloan, NV.
12:15 p.m. PDT: City of Henderson reports many closed intersections due to flash flooding including Sunridge Heights at Seven Hills, Annavelle at Warm Springs and Sunset at Arroyo Grande.
12:00 p.m. PDT: 1.75" of rain recorded since midnight in Sandy Valley, NV, part of Clark County. No major impacts reported at this time.
10:45 a.m. PDT: Half an inch of rain fell near Henderson in 20 minutes.
The chilliest air of the season so far will settle over much of the Northeast Thursday into Friday and will bring frost to more areas than experienced frost early this week.
Tropical moisture from the approaching Odile will deliver another round of heavy rain and flooding downpours to the interior Southwest by the middle of this week.
The remnants of Odile have the potential to bring heavy rain and flooding to parts of the Plains and Midwest late this week after hitting the Southwest.
On Tuesday, Edouard became the first major hurricane in the Atlantic since Sandy. While the hurricane remains at sea, rough surf will reach some Atlantic coast beaches.
A raging wildfire, which erupted Monday afternoon, has damaged or destroyed more than 100 structures and has forced the evacuation of hundreds of residents in Northern California, near Weed.
On Sunday night, a fiery ball of light ignited across the darkened skies of the northeastern United States, illuminating the heavens in a momentary flash of eerie daylight.
Gulf of Mexico (1988)
Hurricane Gilbert has travelled 2,050 miles since becoming a hurricane on Sept. 11. The storm was centered 130 miles south of Brownsville, TX, just 40 miles off the Mexican coast. Central pressure was 948 MB (27.99 inches), sustained winds of 120 mph and was tracking to the west at 12 mph. The storm came ashore at Tamaulipas, Mexico, during the evening.
At 6:00 p.m. EDT, Hurricane Hugo was located approximately 400 miles east-southeast of San Juan, P.R. With maximum sustained winds of 140 mph, Hugo was moving west-northwest at 12 mph.
Eastern US (1999)
Hurricane Floyd moves up east Coast. Storm surge at Wilmington, NC measured 10.3 feet. Winds gusted to 80 mph at Atlantic Beach, NC 14" of rain fell over a 2 day period in Chestertown, MD. 6.98" fell over a 2 day period in Philadelphia, PA.