Analysis valid 4:09 pm EST / 1908 UTC 28 Aug 2011
Tropical Storm Irene continues to dominate the New England area with heavy rain and strong winds. Sweltering conditions continue across Texas and the Southeast with current temperatures reaching as high as 108. Temperatures remain pleasant in the upper Midwest with values ranging from the mid 70s to lower 80s. A few storms in the Great Plains are keeping temperatues down in some places, and the Northeast is experiencing cool temperatures as well due to Tropical Storm Irene.
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