Spotty, but locally heavy storms were affecting the South during
Wednesday afternoon. A complex of thunderstorms was moving eastward
across Iowa with spotty storms over the northern part of the Ohio
Valley states. Other groups of storms were affecting the Upper
Peninsula of Michigan and the Dakotas. Spotty storms were building
over the Rockies as a patch of showers was moving onshore in
Washington state and northwestern Oregon. Much of the balance of the
state was free of rain. Low humidity and comfortable temperatures
extended from New England to the mid-Atlantic. Sweltering heat
continued over the Southeast, while heat was building over the
Tropical Storm Debby of 2012...
Debby formed over the east-central Gulf of Mexico on June 23, 2012
and took a slow path toward the northern part of the Florida
Peninsula during the following several days. The storm unloaded 12.24
inches of rain on Hernando County, Florida, but did not make an
official landfall in the state until June 26. Debby was responsible
for $250 million in damage and seven fatalities. Maximum sustained
winds over the Gulf of Mexico reached 65 mph. The storm was
considered to be non-tropical after June 27.
WEATHER HIGHLIGHTS BY ACCU WEATHER
Thunderstorm winds downed trees in Woodland Springs, Georgia,
during Wednesday afternoon.
Thunderstorm winds downed trees in parts of Jones County,
Mississippi, during Wednesday afternoon.
Thunderstorm winds gusted to 50 mph near Hornick, Iowa, during
Flooding was occurring in Pennington County, South Dakota, during
1.75-inch diameter hail occurred near Gordon, Nebraska, during
An EF-0 tornado was confirmed in Wrentham, Massachusetts, from
Tuesday afternoon. The storm uprooted or damaged trees in town.
A possible tornado or waterspout caused damage in Brant Beach, New
Jersey, during Tuesday evening. The storm threw deck furniture into
windows and caused spray to be flung into the air.
High winds contributed to three injuries in Burlington, New Jersey,
during Tuesday evening. Trees were downed and homes were damaged.
Four people were injured as high winds damaged a home under
construction in Fishtown, Pennsylvania, during Tuesday evening. The
Thunderstorm wind gusts of 71 mph occurred at Philadelphia
International Airport, during Tuesday evening.
24-Hour Rainfall (Inches) as of 8:00 p.m. CDT Wednesday...
Grinnell, Iowa 3.20
Ames, Iowa 2.63
Boone, Iowa 2.34
Rapid City, S.D. 1.79
Tallulah, La. 2.52
Andalusia, Ala 2.17
Pittsfield, Ill. 2.01
Quincy, Ill. 1.80
Newton, Iowa 1.72
Atlanta, Ga. 1.56
Evergreen, Ala. 1.53
Anniston, Ala. 1.14
Norfolk, Va. 1.40
Hampton, Va. 1.34
Monroe, N.C. 1.08
Keokuk, Iowa 1.38