Summer officially begins on June 21st, which means Independence Day is right around the corner. Will Mother Nature be providing her own fireworks for the holiday? Don’t make any plans without checking our weather prediction for your region!
Since July 4th falls on a Tuesday, we’ve included our weather predictions for Saturday, July 1st through Tuesday, July 4th in the event your town holds fireworks displays during the weekend prior.
Zone 1 — Northeast & New England
Includes New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Washington D.C.
The weekend starts off calm, with fair skies, then nature provides her own fireworks for Independence Day.
Zone 2 — Great Lakes, Ohio Valley & Midwest
Includes Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky, Illinois, Wisconsin
Take cover! Severe thunderstorms capable of large hail and tornadoes for Illinois; farther east, fair and dry. Mother Nature’s has her own fireworks show for the fabulous 4th.
Zone 3 — Southeast
Includes Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Florida, West Virginia, Virginia
Fair skies, then heavy thunderstorms roll in from the Deep South, north and east to the Carolinas.
Zone 4 — North Central
Includes Missouri, Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Colorado, Wyoming, Montana
Severe thunderstorms capable of producing large hail and tornadoes for Kansas, Iowa, and Missouri, then mostly fair for the Independence Day holiday.
Zone 5 — South Central
Includes Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico
Severe thunderstorms capable of producing large hail and tornadoes, especially for Texas and Oklahoma. Then mostly fair and dry for the Independence Day holiday.
Zone 6 — Northwest
Includes Washington, Oregon, Idaho
Unsettled weather on tap, especially along the Washington/Oregon Coast, then mostly fair skies.
Zone 7 — Southwest
Includes California, Nevada, Utah, Arizona
Unsettled weather is in store for the weekend, especially along the California Coast, then mostly fair skies for the fabulous 4th.
Don’t forget to check our long-range forecast to see up to four months of detailed predictions for your region.