All-Time Record Highs Fall In Pacific Northwest While Record Rains Flood Northeast, Mid-Atlantic

Written by on June 28, 2015 in Summer 2015, United States of America with 0 Comments

A high of 124 degrees was reached at Death Valley, CA Saturday which made for the hottest of the year for the United States. Meanwhile, blistering triple digits weren’t solely confined to the deserts of the Southwest but extended all the way to eastern Washington where temps reached an impressive 111 degrees at Pasco, an all-time June record here.

Credit: Johnny Kelly

Credit: Johnny Kelly

Yesterday’s national highs. Note the contrast between Northwest and Northeast! 20 above to nearly 20 below normal!

Via Ralph Fato

Via Ralph Fato

Today is no better throughout the Northeast with 50s and 60s as of early afternoon…

Credit: Ralph Fato

Credit: Ralph Fato

Boston was stuck at a chilly 59 degrees at 2pm. Normal high by now is 79!

In DC, 2.75 inches of rain fell yesterday which was a record and also takes the city to 2nd place for wettest June on record.

Credit: WUSA9

Credit: WUSA9

Rainfall totals in the last 3 days.

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Impressive flooding in Essex, Maryland yesterday.

Credit: Allison Shepard

Credit: Allison Shepard

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Yesterday saw multiple all-time June record highs tumble to the east of the Cascades.

Credit: CNN Weather

Credit: CNN Weather

Today is no cooler.

Credit: CNN Weather

Credit: CNN Weather

Staying hot into the upcoming week.

Credit: CNN Weather

Credit: CNN Weather

Credit: CNN Weather

Credit: CNN Weather

Drought conditions certainly helping out with the hot surface temps.

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The Southeast is feeling the relief from the recent passage of the cold front associated with the low over Ohio which produced 55 mph winds on Lake Erie and the flooding rains to the SE.

Credit: CNN Weather

Credit: CNN Weather

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As we go forward, expect it to rain a lot over the Ohio and Tennessee Valleys and cooler than normal conditions to dominate.

QPF 10-day rainfall.

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Credit: AccuWeather Pro

The rule of where dry it wants to stay warm and where wet it remains cool is very much applicable to the upcoming 15 day period.

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EPS control 5-day mean 2m temperature anomalies.

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Credit: AccuWeather Pro

Credit: AccuWeather Pro

Credit: AccuWeather Pro

Credit: AccuWeather Pro

Credit: AccuWeather Pro

See video for the discussion.

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