Southern Planes to Expect Flash Flooding While West Faces Another Heat Wave

There is a high chance for flash flooding on Wednesday in the southern Plains. Already, more than a foot of rain has fallen since Sunday from Oklahoma to Arkansas. 

Additionally, severe storms have produced seven tornadoes in Texas and Arkansas, with significant damage reported near Little Rock, Arkansas.

More dangerous weather is expected for the southern Plains on Thursday including, Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and southern Missouri. Flood watches and warnings have been issued. 

In the next 24-48 hours, 4-6 inches of rain is expected from Dallas to Little Rock, where more major flooding is possible. 

Out west, fire dangers continue and there is another heatwave developing. Red flag warnings have been issued in the northern Rockies and the High Plains, with wind gusts near 50 mph. 

Along the West Coast, a developing heatwave is expected to push temperatures over 110 degrees in some areas. 

Heat warnings and advisories have been issued from Oregon through most of California, southern Nevada, and into Arizona. 

Temperatures are expected to reach triple digits extending from near Los Angeles all the way into Oregon.