Thunderstorms will deliver outbreaks of severe weather throughout the week, while record-setting heat continues for most of the US, strawberry supermoon on Tuesday and 3-day forecast.
Here are the latest weather alerts from the National Weather Service (NWS) for Tuesday:
Excessive heat warning for portions of: southern California, central and southern Arizona, Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, West Virginia, Kentucky, Missouri, South Carolina, North Carolina.
Excessive heat watch: southeastern Michigan.
Heat advisory for portions of: Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, West Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, New Mexico.
Winter storm warning: western Montana.
Winter weather advisory: eastern Washington, northern Idaho and western Montana.
Freeze warning: southwest and south-central Oregon, northern California;
Severe thunderstorm watch: northeastern North Dakota, northwestern Minnesota.
Flood watch: Washington, D.C., central and western Maryland, northern Virginia, eastern West Virginia.
Red flag alert for portions of: Nevada, Utah, Arizona, Colorado and New Mexico
Severe weather over the next three days, while excessive heat will continue with the potential of 120+ high temperature records being set Tue-Wed, CNN reports.
A Level 2 severe weather risk on three separate fronts for Tuesday, according to the Storm Prediction Center (SPC).
The first storm front is over eastern and northern South Carolina, and most of North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland and Delaware, bringing the risk of flash flooding (see alerts above), and will be most active during the morning hours according to the Weather Channel.
In the afternoon and evening hours, a second storm front over northeastern North Dakota into western Minnesota, while a third storm front will be active over central and eastern Nebraska into southeastern South Dakota, as well as over most of Iowa and into southern Minnesota.
Winter-like conditions have prompted alerts (see above) as sleet is forecast over parts of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming and Utah.
A strawberry supermoon will reach its peak fullness and its closest point in orbit nearest earth on Tuesday evening, the Weather Channel reports.
Thunderstorms for the upper Midwest, Ohio Valley, and most of the East with the exception of the Northeast. Stronger storms with a Level 3 severe weather risk for the upper Midwest over parts of northern Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa and Illinois.
Mixed precipitation over portions of Washington, Montana and Wyoming could bring some more winter -like weather.
Scattered thunderstorms over parts of the Southwest, but a wider band of storms over the Southeast, mid-Atlantic and Northeast could bring significant severe weather over portions of Ohio, West Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania and New York.
Mixed precipitation over northern Washington.