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Ongoing rain will lead to a soggy Wednesday in the eastern U.S., while the West sees mostly clear but increasingly hot conditions.
Eastern U.S.: Drenching thunderstorms are likely in the Mississippi and Ohio Valleys. Some of the thunderstorms could reach severe levels in cities such as Cincinnati, Louisville and Nashville, where hail and high winds are possible. East of the big storms, temperatures will be in the hot 80s and 90s in the mid-Atlantic and Southeast.
West: Almost the entire western half of the nation will be quite warm and clear Wednesday, other than some light afternoon showers in the northern Plains. Temperatures will be mainly in the 80s and 90s along the West Coast.
Weather history for May 14: In 1985, 1 to 2 feet of snow fell in northern Maine. In 2003, San Angelo, Texas, hit a record high temperature of 108 degrees.
In 2008, grapefruit-sized hail was reported near Austin, Texas.
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