The national forecast for Monday, August 4 calls for scattered strong to possibly severe thunderstorms in parts of the southwestern United States and the northern plains.
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00:04 I everywhere and first alert meteorologist old agrees with your
00:06 USA today dot com weather forecast. Looks still dealing with a
00:10 lot of and federal weather across the nation particularly strong storms
00:14 are possible for the midwest on Monday. Will also see the
00:17 opportunity for some showers. In an isolated storm along the Gulf
00:21 Coast that's from Texas all the way to the Florida Panhandle
00:24 and yes apple well. The intermountain west could see some very
00:28 unsettled weather and we're watching now for the potential of some
00:31 severe weather to develop. So far so good the northeast is
00:35 finally drying out and returning. The sunshine. So far the official
00:41 severe weather outlook looks good and nothing posted for Monday across
00:45 the US. Again we are watching this inter mountain area where
00:48 we could see some strong storms begin to develop from the
00:51 Dakotas into Wyoming. Denver and heiress to the north could possibly
00:56 see some storms develop but we'll keep an eye on that
00:59 for you over also far so good. Early morning hours just
01:03 fine across the midsection of the nation we could see some
01:06 showers mainly off the Gulf Coast until we head into the
01:08 afternoon. Then more widespread showers across the south and even the
01:12 upper midwest to the Great Lakes. Some late day showers and
01:15 thunderstorms are a possibility -- as we head into the overnight.
01:19 Monday night into Tuesday and moisture return city East Coast and
01:23 yes we'll see the opportunity for some more rain out west.
01:27 So far so good the forecast for the Pacific northwest really
01:31 warm for Portland 92 degrees the projected high for the Monday
01:35 forecast. Still quite nice for San Francisco and Los Angeles the
01:39 comparable seventies but those. Desert southwest temperatures. Still pushing triple digits
01:45 for Phoenix and some thunderstorms and showers across Los Vegas over
01:49 all the heat really hangs on in the center. Upper midwest
01:53 area. Ninety's from the Dakotas from and Iowa all the way
01:58 down into Kansas and even. Portions of Missouri -- temperatures above
02:04 ninety degrees by late afternoon. For the Gulf Coast we're keeping
02:07 it quiet for most of the day but anywhere from New
02:10 Orleans down toward the Florida Panhandle week see some showers and
02:13 thunderstorms late in the afternoon. Finally dry for much of the
02:18 Atlantic coast especially the mid Atlantic from the Carolinas. Up to
02:22 in New York City however some showers and thunderstorms are possible.
02:25 But most of New England.