Weather across the nation on September 22, 2016

An area of low pressure strengthened as it drifted eastward over the Great Basin and the Intermountain West.

This system ushered moderate to heavy rain and embedded thunderstorms over the Great Basin, the Wasatch, the Rockies and the Desert Southwest. Flash flood warnings and flood warnings were issued across Utah on Thursday. Flood advisories were also issued in northeast Nevada.

Price, Utah, reported a midday total of 1.77 inches of rain. Vernal, Utah, reported a midday total of 1.38 inches of rain. Cool air settled in west of the system across the Northwest. Truckee, California, recorded a morning low of 19 degrees. Meacham, Oregon, recorded a morning low of 28 degrees.

Meanwhile, a wave of low pressure and a weak frontal boundary brought rain and thunderstorms to the northern Plains and the upper Midwest. Flood warnings were issued in southeast Minnesota, Iowa and Wisconsin. Waseca, Minnesota, reported a midday total of 4.60 inches of rain. Charles City, Iowa, reported a midday total of 3.59 inches of rain.

Additionally, a low pressure system along the southern Mid-Atlantic continued to produce showers and thunderstorms across areas from the Florida Peninsula to the Mid-Atlantic. Flood warnings were issued in northeast North Carolina. New River Marine Corp Air Station, North Carolian, reported a midday total of 2.43 inches of rain. Wakefield, Virginia, reported a midday total of 1.10 inches of rain.

THURSDAY'S WEATHER EXTREMES:

HIGHEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F).........................98 Aberdeen / Amory, Miss.

HIGHEST HEAT INDEX (DEGREES F)..........................111 Tampa Macdill AFB, Fla.

LOWEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F)..........................19 Truckee-Tahoe, Calif.

LOWEST WIND CHILL (DEGREES F)...........................14 Truckee-Tahoe, Calif.

HIGHEST WIND GUST (MPH).................................60 Mt. Washington, N.H.

HIGHEST PRECIPITATION (INCHES)..........................4.60 Waseca, Minn.

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