Weather Underground midday recap for Wednesday, August 28, 2013. Only a few areas of active weather developed in the country on Wednesday. The main weather system was a slow moving front that stretched from the Mid Atlantic through the Plains. This feature allowed some moisture to pool along the boundary, producing periods of moderate to occasionally heavy rain. Some thunderstorms were also noted in the Dakotas, while afternoon thunderstorms did pop up in parts of the Northeast.
In the West, a weak storm continued through the Pacific Northwest and provided only isolated areas of rain and thunderstorms in the area. Additional scattered showers and thunderstorms were noted in the Southwest and Rockies.
The Southeast and Southern Plains were mostly dry under a high pressure system. No tropical development was noted in the tropical Atlantic Ocean.
The Northeast rose into the 70s and 80s, while the Southeast saw temperatures in the 90s. The Southern Plains rose into the 90s and 100s, while the Southwest saw similar temperatures. The Northwest rose into the 70s and 80s.
Temperatures in the Lower 48 states Wednesday have ranged from a morning low of 35 degrees at Truckee-Tahoe, Calif. to a midday high of 102 degrees at Glendale Luke AFB, Ariz.
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