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Washington, Philadelphia among major cities under threat of tornadoes Monday
A potent storm system will continue moving east, putting areas from the Southeast to the Northeast at risk for severe storms on Monday.
Hurricane HQ: Dora triggers High Wind Alerts in Hawaii, while Eugene triggers Hurricane Warnings to Baja California
"The gradient between high pressure north of the main Hawaiian Islands and Hurricane Dora passing safely south of the islands may drive very strong and gusty easterly winds across the area in the coming days," the NHC said.
Further east, Eugene continues to pull away from Baja California coast but has triggered Hurricane Warnings because of wave heights reaching up to 18 feet in the Eastern Pacific.
Tale of two forecasts across the US
The heat wave that won’t end continues this week, with millions of people from California to the Carolinas under heat alerts, but further north, a cool-down will keep temperatures between 10 and 20 degrees below average.
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