Welcome to the Daily Weather Update from FOX Weather. It’s Tuesday, April 18, 2023. Start your day the right way with everything you need to know about today's weather. You can also get a quick briefing of national, regional and local weather whenever you like with the FOX Weather Update podcast.
Multiday severe weather threat returns
On Tuesday, isolated severe storms are possible from Wyoming to the mid-Missouri Valley and southward into West Texas. With Tuesday afternoon's potential severe weather, damaging winds and large hail will be the primary threats.
Things to know
- Watch vs. Warning: What’s the difference?
- Odd objects used to measure the size of hailstones
- How to determine the safest place to be in your home during storms
Critical risk of fires Tuesday
Dry conditions in New Mexico and throughout portions of the southern and central High Plains will pose a critical risk for fires Tuesday.
Widespread critical fire weather conditions are expected ahead of an incoming weather system.
Fire weather alerts have been posted as the threat remains for several days.
Heat rebounds across the country
Warmth is on the way after a brief cooldown for much of the country.
The FOX Forecast Center said the relief from the heat will be short-lived as warm air makes a resurgence across the East ahead of a late-week storm.
More than 65 million will feel above-average temperatures on Tuesday, with even more feeling the warmth on Wednesday and Thursday.
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