South to see record-breaking heat as East Coast to experience flooding, gusty winds

Fire danger continues in Southwest

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Summertime heat will expand across the Plains, up into the Midwest and even the interior Northeast through Thursday.  

EFFORT AGAINST SOUTHWEST FIRES CONTINUES AS WIND, DUST IMPACT REGION

Warm weather building northward

Warm weather building northward (Credit: Fox News)

Record-breaking temperatures will soar into the upper 90s for the southern U.S.

Eastern wind gust forecast

Eastern wind gust forecast (Credit: Fox News)

An area of low pressure along the East Coast will continue to bring gusty winds, coastal flooding, periods of rain and cooler conditions for the Southeast and mid-Atlantic. 

Western forecast high temperatures

Western forecast high temperatures (Credit: Fox News)

Across the West, cooler-than-average air has been the story, with higher elevation snow.  

Southwest fire weather alerts

Southwest fire weather alerts (Credit: Fox News)

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The weather has not helped the fire danger for the Southwest and High Plains, as strong winds and warm dry conditions persist.