This storm came ashore in the Pacific Northwest on Sunday and intensified over Nevada High winds associated with this low pressure system buffeted California, Utah, Nevada, and Arizona early in the week. The winds were responsible for tipping over six tractor trailers on Interstate 580. The winds, sometimes gusting to 60 mph or higher, also damaged some buildings and caused areas of blowing dust. Blowing dust along Interstate 10 in Arizona resulted in a 19-vehicle crash that caused three deaths and a dozen injuries.
|Surface weather map for Monday, October 28, 2013 at 5:00 a.m. PDT.|
|Surface weather map for Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 7:00 a.m. CDT|
|CoCoRaHS 24 hour rainfall amounts for Hays County, TX for the period ending the morning of October 31, 2013|
|24-hour precipitation ending at 7:00 a.m. CDT Ocotber 31, 2013|
Tornado watches were issued for southern Illinois, southeastern Missouri, southern Indiana, western Kentucky, and northern Tennessee Thursday night. Two unconfirmed tornadoes were reported in southern Illinois this evening. Earlier today two tornadoes were confirmed in southwestern Louisiana.
Rain will fall in the eastern third of the U.S. the next 48 hours as the main low pressure system heads northeast into Canada and the trailing cold front sweeps to the the east coast.
|48-hour Quantitative Precipitation Forecast for the period from 7:00 p.m. CDT Thursday to 7:00 p.m. CDT Saturday.|