A system moving across the Central Plains and Ohio Valley produced severe thunderstorms Sunday as the region tried to recoup from a previous round of storms.
A line of thunderstorms brought heavy rain and high winds in parts of Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin and northern Illinois, where there were reports of street flooding and tree damage. Some areas in Iowa and Illinois saw rainfall totals ranging from 2 to 3 inches.
Scattered thunderstorms continued in the Ohio Valley, pushing through eastern Kentucky into the Carolinas and Virginia. These storms developed along a warm front that produced heavy rain and lightning.
Across the Northern Plains, steady rain covered most of the Dakotas, but amounted to less than an inch. By midday, thunderstorms developed along a cold front extending from southeastern Iowa into parts of Oklahoma.
Clear skies graced much of Texas, the Southern Rockies, Great Basin and California. Much of the Northwest was cloudy with a few light showers.
Temperatures in the Lower 48 states Sunday ranged from a midday high of 95 degrees in San Angelo, Texas and Vandenberg, Fla., to a low of 25 degrees in West Yellowstone, Mont., and Monteview, Idaho.
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