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Mother’s Day weekend turning out to be rainy and stormy in much of United States

May 7, 2016 6:35 PM |

Mother's Day weatherHeavy rain and severe thunderstorms could threaten travel plans this Mother’s Day weekend.

On Friday, a storm brought heavy rain in southern parts California. This led to flooding and mudslides over the region.

The storm system is slowly moving eastwards. In its wake, a few spell of rain are expected on Saturday. Most of the place in Los Angeles and Orange counties will witness cloudy weather with 20% chances of rain.

The valleys and Inland Empire will record temperatures around 21 degree Celsius with chances of showers. The beaches will record maximum temperatures around 18 degrees. The mountainous areas will be colder on Saturday, with maximums below 7 degree Celsius. By Sunday, rains will vacate the region but cloud cover will not allow temperatures to rise much.

This Mother's Day weekend, parts of the central and southern U.S. will once again see thunderstorm activities after a brief respite from stormy weather. This is because a slow-moving low pressure area will move from the West to the Plains, Thus, it will pull warm and humid air northwards. As a result we could see thunderstorms with hail storm and damaging winds.

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