Critical fire weather conditions expected in West; Heavy rain for Southeast

Strong winds and low relative humidity values will contribute to critical fire weather conditions across parts of the Southwest on Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).

Red Flag Warnings are in effect from southern California to the southern High Plains. Meanwhile, a stalled front in the Southeast U.S. will be the focus for heavy rain through midweek. The heavy rain could lead to flash flooding in this region.