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Houston, TX  77019      8/29/2015
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Sunday's Weather Outlook
2:15 PM EDT, August 29, 2015
By WeatherBug Sr. Meteorologist, James West
August`s final weekend is one of summer weather from coast-to-coast, as well as some downpours and thunderstorms in locations.
Afternoon thunderstorms will be the norm once again across the Rockies and the Four Corners regions on Sunday. Farther northwest, scattered showers and storms could also help combat the extreme drought and wildfires that have both been spreading across Washington, Oregon, and Idaho.
Elsewhere in the U.S., showers and a few rumbles of thunder could also dampen some afternoon plans across the Southeast and Deep South, as well as in locations farther northward into the eastern Great Lakes and interior Northeast.
Weather-wise, Florida will definitely be the place to watch Sunday. Heavy rain is likely to move in from the remnants of Tropical Storm Erika, though whether the system is just a tropical wave or a tropical storm at that time remains to be seen. Either way, tropical moisture is expected to surge northward across the Sunshine State during the day, and will be capable of producing torrential downpours and flash flooding.
Much of the rest of the U.S. will end the weekend quietly, with plenty of sunshine and dry weather. Afternoon temperatures will be very similar to Saturday, with triple digits in the Southwest and parts of Texas, 80s and 90s throughout the Plains, and 80s across the East, South, and Southeast. The cool spots will be the Northwest, with highs in the 60s and 70s, and the Great Lakes where high temperatures will only reach the upper 70s.
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