/Severe weather threatens major Northeast cities
Severe weather threatens major Northeast cities

Severe weather threatens major Northeast cities


Severe storms moved through the Plains and Midwest on Tuesday, bringing three tornadoes in Iowa, a 73 mph wind gust at Indianapolis International Airport and flash flooding from heavy rain in Washington, D.C.

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On Wednesday, severe storms will move into Philadelphia, New York City and Boston with damaging winds and the possibility of flash flooding. Large hail and even the slight chance for an isolated tornado are possible in New England.
PHOTO: Severe storms are possible in the Northeast on Wednesday.ABC News

Severe storms are possible in the Northeast on Wednesday.
Summer heat
Seven states in the South from Texas to Tennessee are on alert for dangerous heat and humidity on Wednesday. The heat Index will be near 110 degrees in some areas.
PHOTO: The heat index in the South will hover around 100 degrees on Wednesday.ABC News

The heat index in the South will hover around 100 degrees on Wednesday.
Some of this heat will sneak into the Northeast, where a heat advisory has been issued from Delaware to New York, as the heat index could reach 95 to 100 degrees.
PHOTO: Temperatures will be hot and humid in the Northeast on Wednesday ahead of potential severe storms.ABC News

Temperatures will be hot and humid in the Northeast on Wednesday ahead of potential severe storms.
In the Southwest, heat warnings continue as temperatures reach close to 120 degrees in some areas.
Phoenix could break a record high Wednesday at 114 degrees, while Palm Springs, California, could get close to its record at 116 degrees.
PHOTO: Excessive heat warnings are in place in the Southwest, where Phoenix could see a record-high temperature on Wednesday.ABC News

Excessive heat warnings are in place in the Southwest, where Phoenix could see a record-high temperature on Wednesday.
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