Find out the weather where you are and get a few tidbits of weather history. / WUSA
Drenching rain could lead to flash floods in parts of the southern Plains and Deep South, while intense heat and dry, windy conditions will bake much of the West Coast.
South: Ongoing heavy rain will likely bring more flooding in the southern Plains and Mid-South, with the heaviest rain likely in eastern Texas, eastern Oklahoma and much of Arkansas.
North-central: While the Great Lakes and Midwest see scattered showers and thunderstorms, cooler, drier weather is likely in the northern Rockies and northern and central Plains.
East Coast: Heat and humidity will bring a summerlike feel to most of the East Coast, though New England will stay cool and raw.
West Coast: Potentially record heat will scorch the West, with many spots soaring in the 90s to near 100 degrees.
Weather history for May 13:In 1982, while 18 tornadoes were reported in Texas, 15-20 inches of snow fell near Fort Collins, Colo. In 2004, Great Falls, Mont., hit a record low of 20 degrees.
In 2012, Kahului, Hawaii, dropped to a record low temperature of 56 degrees.
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