It's possible to click through the posts about this topic and see the outlook progression going from bad to worse. The areas in red are where the latest new floods are happening.

While I haven't been watching any cable television programs, some independent channel forecasters have shown concern over the significant warm-up expected this week.

weathernationtv.com/news/heat-

21+ degrees above normal in some places. See also: "What if US State boundaries were defined by watershed: coloradoriverdistrict.org/wp-c)

If this summer is anything like the last, dry areas going to get evaporated quickly, and flooded areas are going to have more severe effects from any tropical waves or hurricanes. Hurricane season is not far away.

hstoday.us/subject-matter-area

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Captain Soggypants of the South has acquired some soggier pants (and we'll leave the MC Hammer pants jokes to the kiddos who want them).

There's a saying that goes something like: "you can't save your ass and your face at the same time."

Found an article that is talking about the snowpack "percent above normal":

"In east-central South Dakota, some areas have 750% of normal snowpack and fall within the James River valley.

Other parts of the Midwest β€” including Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa β€” also have snowpack figures well in excess of normal."

Beautiful sunny days and no rain does not equate good news

yankton.net/community/article_

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Naming the shape of this flood pattern:

"Captain Soggypants of the South"

Snow is amazing in that it can pack some "punch" into landscapes.

levels in the regions we mentioned last week

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