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Smoke From Canadian Forest Fires Creates Wild Skies In Chicago Area

CHICAGO (CBS) — Distant wildfires have again created some hazy skies in the Chicago area.

Smoke from wildfires in northern Canada, have spread over a large portion of the Midwest, spreading as far south as Tennessee. 231 more words


Dry Lightning to Increase Wildfire Risk Across Western US, Canada

By Alex Sosnowski AccuWeather

The combination of excessive heat and dry thunderstorms in many areas will add to the wildfire threat in the western part of United States and Canada through much of July. 90 more words

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Heat Wave, Wildfire Threat to Last Into July for Western US

By Brian Lada – AccuWeather

Temperatures will continue to run well above normal across the western United States this week with this pattern lasting through the opening days of July. 124 more words

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Severe Storms to Rattle From Oklahoma City to Cincinnati Friday

By Brian Lada – AccuWeather

Stormy weather will close out the first week of summer from the Ohio Valley all the way to the southern Plains. 131 more words

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Severe Storms to Strike Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic Thursday

By Alex SosnowskiAccuWeather

A batch of storms gathering strength over the central Plains at midweek will torment areas from the Ohio Valley into the mid-Atlantic. 150 more words

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Extreme Heat to Bake West This Weekend

By Brett Rathbun – AccuWeather

A developing upper-level high will spread triple-digit heat into the Northwest this weekend and beyond.

According to AccuWeather Long-Range Meteorologist Paul Pastelok, “A large upper-level high will build over the West late this week and persist into the beginning of July.” 121 more words

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NYC, Philadelphia in Path of Severe Storms Tuesday

By Brian Lada – AccuWeather

Severe storms are in the offing for the Northeast on Tuesday bringing the threat of damaging winds and flooding downpours. 79 more words

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