Strong storms across the Plains and Midwest and extreme heat moves into the East Coast

The extreme heat will spread across the Southwest to the Plains today.

high heat

Temperatures will be on the rise across the East Coast this weekend. 


Low humidity and warm conditions will make for critical wildfire conditions across the West through Friday.   


Severe storms swept through the Plains and Midwest yesterday with several reports of tornadoes:

storm reports

And now a system stretching from the Plains through the Appalachians and the Tennessee River Valley will bring the risk of strong storms and heavy rain.


Be safe everyone!



Janice Dean currently serves as senior meteorologist for FOX News Channel (FNC). In addition, she is the morning meteorologist for FNC’s FOX &Friends (weekdays 6-9AM/ET). She joined the network in January 2004. Click here for more information on Janice Dean.