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A dangerous heat wave continues to grip the southeast and southern plains through the weekend as daytime highs continue to hit the 90s and low 100s.
Heat advisories were issued Friday from central Texas to west Florida as heat indices are forecast to reach 115 degrees.
Dozens of daily high temperature records will be broken, as the maximums will be 10 to 20 degrees above seasonal averages.
However, further north, the heat is finally making itself felt in the Midwest and northern plains.
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After an extremely hot period, daytime highs on Saturday and Sunday will largely fall into the upper 70s and 80s in the regions.
In the southwest, monsoon conditions continue over the weekend.
Daily rounds of showers and thunderstorms will continue in parts of the Four Corners States through the next week.
Storm coverage will be sparse on Friday, before increasing again over the weekend.
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The risk of flash flooding is especially high in northeastern New Mexico and the central and southern high plains.