The National Weather Service has announced a monsoon moisture surge with flash flooding possible over the holiday weekend.
- Thunderstorms will produce frequent cloud-to-ground lightning stikes and gusty outflow winds, elevating safety concerns for many outdoor activities planned through this weekend.
- Slow storm motions will result in locally heavy rainfall with flash flooding possible.
- Some storms will have the potential to produce up to 2 inches of rainfall. Locally higher amounts are likely over the 4-day period.
- Wildfire burn scar areas, the northeast plains, and urban drainages will see the greatest threat for flooding.