Weather across the nation on September 19, 2016

A cold frontal boundary extended south southwestward from the Northeast to the Gulf Coast.

Rain and thunderstorms developed along and ahead of this frontal boundary over New England, the Mid-Atlantic and the Southeast. Locally heavy rain impacted the Mid-Atlantic as the remnants of Tropical Depression Julia moved over the region. Flood advisories were issued from North Carolina to New Jersey on Monday. Goldsboro, N.C., reported a midday total of 2.67 inches of rain. Wildwood, N.J., reported a midday total of 2.99 inches of rain.

Meanwhile, a separate frontal boundary generated showers and thunderstorms in parts of the northern Plains and the Midwest. Flood warnings were issued in eastern Iowa and northwest Illinois. Just to the south, heat advisories were issued for eastern Oklahoma and southeast Texas. Brownsville, Texas, recorded a midday high of 93 degrees with a heat index of 102 degrees.

To the west, an onshore flow from the Pacific brought light to moderate rain to western Washington and northwest Oregon. Additionally, moisture associated with Hurricane Paine began to surge across the Southwest. Isolated showers and thunderstorms developed across the southern edge of California. Fire weather watches were issued in southwest California due to a threat of dry lightning.

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MONDAY'S WEATHER EXTREMES:

HIGHEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F).........................100 McAllen, Texas

HIGHEST HEAT INDEX (DEGREES F)..........................110 Mustang Island A85A, Texas

LOWEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F)..........................30 Grants-Milan, N.M.

LOWEST WIND CHILL (DEGREES F)...........................6 Anaktuvuk Pass, Alaska

HIGHEST WIND GUST (MPH).................................53 Cape Newenham, Alaska

HIGHEST PRECIPITATION (INCHES)..........................2.99 Wildwood, N.J.

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