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Tropical Storm Kenneth Graphics

10:40 pm Eastern | U.S. News

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Tropical Storm Kenneth Forecast Discussion Number 19

10:37 pm Eastern | U.S. News

Issued at 800 PM PDT Tue Aug 22 2017 000 WTPZ43 KNHC 230237 TCDEP3 Tropical Storm Kenneth Discussion Number 19 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL EP132017 800 PM PDT Tue Aug 22 2017 Kenneth continues to slowly weaken. The eye feature that was evident several hours ago has filled in, and a recent SSMIS microwave pass shows that the system is now more asymmetric due to southerly shear. A pair of ASCAT passes from around 1800 UTC showed maximum winds in the 55-60 kt range. Assuming some weakening since the time of that data, the initial wind speed is lowered to 55 kt. This estimate is also in agreement with a blend of the latest T- and CI-numbers from TAFB/SAB and ADT values from CIMSS at the University of Wisconsin. Kenneth is over cool 24 deg C waters, surrounded by dry air, and moving toward an environment of even higher southerly wind shear. These hostile conditions should cause the system to keep weakening, and the NHC forecast now calls for Kenneth to becomeread more »

SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 463 Status Reports

10:30 pm Eastern | U.S. News

WW 0463 Status Updates STATUS REPORT ON WW 463 SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES RIGHT OF A LINE FROM 25 ESE MSV TO 15 W EEN TO 70 NE BML. ..GLEASON..08/23/17 ATTN...WFO...ALY...BOX...GYX...BTV... STATUS REPORT FOR WS 463 SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS CTC003-005-013-230340- CT . CONNECTICUT COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE HARTFORD LITCHFIELD TOLLAND MEC007-017-230340- ME . MAINE COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE FRANKLIN OXFORD MAC003-011-013-015-230340- MA . MASSACHUSETTS COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE BERKSHIRE FRANKLIN HAMPDEN HAMPSHIRE read more »

SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 463

10:30 pm Eastern | U.S. News

WW 463 SEVERE TSTM CT MA ME NH NY VT 221955Z - 230400Z URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 463 NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 355 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017 The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of Western Connecticut Western Massachusetts Western Maine New Hampshire Eastern New York Vermont * Effective this Tuesday afternoon from 355 PM until Midnight EDT. * Primary threats include... Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely A tornado or two possible SUMMARY...Lines of thunderstorms will move east from western and central New York through this evening. Scattered damaging winds from strong gusts are likely with a tornado or two pread more »

SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 464 Status Reports

22 Aug 21:37 | U.S. News

WW 0464 Status Updates STATUS REPORT ON WW 464 SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES RIGHT OF A LINE FROM 35 NNW BWI TO 25 SSE CXY TO 25 WSW ABE TO 20 SSW MSV TO 40 SW ALB. ..JEWELL..08/23/17 ATTN...WFO...PHI...OKX...BGM...CTP... STATUS REPORT FOR WS 464 SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS CTC001-230240- CT . CONNECTICUT COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE FAIRFIELD NJC003-013-017-019-027-031-037-039-041-230240- NJ . NEW JERSEY COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE BERGEN ESSEX HUDSON HUNTERDON MORRIS PASSAIC SUSSEX UNION WARREN NYC071-079-087-105-119-230240- NY . NEW YORK COUNTIES INCLUDED ARread more »

SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 464

22 Aug 21:37 | U.S. News

WW 464 SEVERE TSTM NJ NY PA 222020Z - 230400Z URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 464 NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 420 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017 The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of Western New Jersey Southeast New York Central and eastern Pennsylvania * Effective this Tuesday afternoon from 420 PM until Midnight EDT. * Primary threats include... Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible SUMMARY...Multiple thunderstorm lines should move east from western New York and Pennsylvania through this evening. Scattered damaging winds are the primary hazard. The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 70 statute miles eread more »

SPC Aug 23, 2017 0100 UTC Day 1 Convective Outlook

22 Aug 21:04 | U.S. News

SPC 0100Z Day 1 Outlook Day 1 Convective Outlook NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 0800 PM CDT Tue Aug 22 2017 Valid 230100Z - 231200Z ...THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS EASTERN PA...NORTHERN NJ...SOUTHEAST NY INTO NEW ENGLAND... ...THERE IS A MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS SURROUNDING THE NORTHEAST U.S. SLIGHT RISK AREA... ...THERE IS A MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS FROM PARTS OF MIDDLE AND EASTERN TN INTO NORTHERN AL... ...THERE IS A MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS FOR PART OF THE SOUTHERN PLAINS... ...SUMMARY... Scattered strong to severe storms remain a threat across eastern Pennsylvania into parts of New England this evening and perhaps to the early overnight. ...Northeast Statread more »

SPC Tornado Watch 461 Status Reports

22 Aug 20:28 | U.S. News

WW 0461 Status Updates STATUS REPORT ON WW 461 SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES RIGHT OF A LINE FROM 30 WNW AVP TO 20 NNE GFL TO 10 NNW RUT. WW 461 WILL BE ALLOWED TO EXPIRE AT 230100Z. ..GLEASON..08/23/17 ATTN...WFO...BUF...BGM...BTV...ALY...CTP...CLE... STATUS REPORT FOR WT 461 SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS NYC091-093-115-230100- NY . NEW YORK COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE SARATOGA SCHENECTADY WASHINGTON PAC115-230100- PA . PENNSYLVANIA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE SUSQUEHANNA THE WATCH STATUS MESSAGE IS FOR GUIDANCE PURPOSES ONLY. PLEASE REFER TO WATCH COUNTY NOTIFICATION STATEMENTS FOR OFFICIAL INFORMATION ON COUNTIES...INDEPENDENT CITIES AND MARINE ZONES CLread more »

SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 462 Status Reports

22 Aug 20:00 | U.S. News

WW 0462 Status Updates STATUS REPORT ON WW 462 SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES RIGHT OF A LINE FROM 55 ENE BWG TO 15 SW LEX TO 25 ENE LEX TO 45 WNW HTS TO 30 SSW UNI TO 5 W PKB TO 40 W MGW TO 25 SSE MGW. ..JEWELL..08/22/17 ATTN...WFO...LMK...ILN...JKL...RLX...PBZ...CTP... STATUS REPORT FOR WS 462 SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS KYC011-019-021-025-043-045-049-063-065-067-079-087-089-109-113- 115-127-129-137-151-153-155-159-165-173-175-189-197-203-205-237- 230040- KY . KENTUCKY COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE BATH BOYD BOYLE BREATHITT CARTER CASEY CLARK ELLIOTT ESTILL FAYETTE read more »

SPC MD 1556

22 Aug 17:50 | U.S. News

MD 1556 CONCERNING SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 463... FOR PORTIONS OF VT...NH...NY...MA...CT...ME Mesoscale Discussion 1556 NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 0449 PM CDT Tue Aug 22 2017 Areas affected...Portions of VT...NH...NY...MA...CT...ME Concerning...Severe Thunderstorm Watch 463... Valid 222149Z - 222345Z The severe weather threat for Severe Thunderstorm Watch 463 continues. SUMMARY...The severe-thunderstorm threat is expected to continue increasing across WW 463 this evening. Portions of the region will be monitored for possible new Tornado Watch issuance. DISCUSSION...Radar imagery indicates a QLCS with embedded bowing segments and preceding supercell structures from northern and central NY to central PA. The environment across WW 463 isread more »

SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 463 Status Reports

22 Aug 17:45 | U.S. News

WW 0463 Status Updates STATUS REPORT ON WW 463 THE SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES ACROSS THE ENTIRE WATCH AREA. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION SEE MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 1555 ..ELLIOTT/COHEN..08/22/17 ATTN...WFO...ALY...BOX...GYX...BTV... STATUS REPORT FOR WS 463 SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS CTC005-222240- CT . CONNECTICUT COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE LITCHFIELD MEC007-017-222240- ME . MAINE COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE FRANKLIN OXFORD MAC003-011-013-015-222240- MA . MASSACHUSETTS COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE BERKSHIRE FRANKLIN HAMPDEN HAMPSHIRE Read moreread more »

SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 463

22 Aug 17:45 | U.S. News

WW 463 SEVERE TSTM CT MA ME NH NY VT 221955Z - 230400Z URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 463 NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 355 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017 The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of Western Connecticut Western Massachusetts Western Maine New Hampshire Eastern New York Vermont * Effective this Tuesday afternoon from 355 PM until Midnight EDT. * Primary threats include... Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely A tornado or two possible SUMMARY...Lines of thunderstorms will move east from western and central New York through this evening. Scattered damaging winds from strong gusts are likely with a tornado or two pread more »

SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 464

22 Aug 17:37 | U.S. News

WW 464 SEVERE TSTM NJ NY PA 222020Z - 230400Z URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 464 NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 420 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017 The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of Western New Jersey Southeast New York Central and eastern Pennsylvania * Effective this Tuesday afternoon from 420 PM until Midnight EDT. * Primary threats include... Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible SUMMARY...Multiple thunderstorm lines should move east from western New York and Pennsylvania through this evening. Scattered damaging winds are the primary hazard. The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 70 statute miles eread more »

SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 464 Status Reports

22 Aug 17:37 | U.S. News

WW 0464 Status Updates STATUS REPORT ON WW 464 THE SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES ACROSS THE ENTIRE WATCH AREA. ..JEWELL..08/22/17 ATTN...WFO...PHI...OKX...BGM...CTP... STATUS REPORT FOR WS 464 SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS NJC019-027-031-037-041-222240- NJ . NEW JERSEY COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE HUNTERDON MORRIS PASSAIC SUSSEX WARREN NYC025-071-079-105-222240- NY . NEW YORK COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE DELAWARE ORANGE PUTNAM SULLIVAN PAC001-011-017-025-029-037-041-043-055-057-067-069-071-075-077- 079-087-089-091-093-095-097-099-103-107-109-119-127-131-133- 222240- PA . PENNSYLVread more »

SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 462 Status Reports

22 Aug 17:36 | U.S. News

WW 0462 Status Updates STATUS REPORT ON WW 462 SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES RIGHT OF A LINE FROM 35 SSE OWB TO 45 NNE BWG TO 30 WNW LEX TO 30 SE LUK TO 35 W UNI TO 25 NE UNI TO 40 ENE PKB TO 20 E PIT TO 20 SSW BFD. ..JEWELL..08/22/17 ATTN...WFO...LMK...ILN...JKL...RLX...PBZ...CTP... STATUS REPORT FOR WS 462 SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS KYC005-011-017-019-021-025-043-045-049-063-065-067-069-073-079- 085-087-089-093-097-099-109-113-115-123-127-129-137-151-153-155- 159-165-167-173-175-179-181-189-197-203-205-209-215-217-229-237- 239-222240- KY . KENTUCKY COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE ANDERSON BATH BOURBON BOYD BOYLE BREATHITT read more »

SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 462

22 Aug 17:36 | U.S. News

WW 462 SEVERE TSTM IN KY MD OH PA WV 221640Z - 230100Z URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 462 NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 1240 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017 The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of Far southern Indiana Central and northern Kentucky Far western Maryland Panhandle Southern and eastern Ohio Western and central Pennsylvania Northern and western West Virginia * Effective this Tuesday afternoon and evening from 1240 PM until 900 PM EDT. * Primary threats include... Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely A tornado or two possible SUMMARY...Scattered damaging winds appear likely as numerous clusters and lines of stormread more »

Back-to-school worries for parents? 1 in 3 very concerned about bullying, cyberbullying

22 Aug 17:16 | U.S. News

Parents may also experience some nerves as their children prepare to head back to school.read more »

FBI Announces Arrest Made in Connection with Two South Florida Bank Robberies

22 Aug 17:00 | U.S. News

Miami News has been updated: https://www.fbi.gov/contact-us/field-offices/miami/news/press-releases/fbi-announces-arrest-made-in-connection-with-two-south-florida-bank-robberies-1

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SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 462

22 Aug 13:45 | U.S. News

WW 462 SEVERE TSTM IN KY MD OH PA WV 221640Z - 230100Z URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 462 NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 1240 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017 The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of Far southern Indiana Central and northern Kentucky Far western Maryland Panhandle Southern and eastern Ohio Western and central Pennsylvania Northern and western West Virginia * Effective this Tuesday afternoon and evening from 1240 PM until 900 PM EDT. * Primary threats include... Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely A tornado or two possible SUMMARY...Scattered damaging winds appear likely as numerous clusters and lines of stormread more »

SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 462 Status Reports

22 Aug 13:45 | U.S. News

WW 0462 Status Updates STATUS REPORT ON WW 462 THE SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES ACROSS THE ENTIRE WATCH AREA. ..SPC..08/22/17 ATTN...WFO...LMK...ILN...JKL...RLX...PBZ...CTP... STATUS REPORT FOR WS 462 SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS INC019-043-061-123-155-221840- IN . INDIANA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE CLARK FLOYD HARRISON PERRY SWITZERLAND KYC005-011-015-017-019-021-023-025-027-029-037-041-043-045-049- 063-065-067-069-073-077-079-081-085-087-089-091-093-097-099-103- 109-111-113-115-117-123-127-129-135-137-151-153-155-159-161-163- 165-167-173-175-179-181-185-187-189-191-197-201-203-205-209-211- 215-217-223-229-237-239-221840- KY . read more »

EPA Proposed Plan Meeting Scheduled for the Continental Cleaners Superfund Site in Miami, Fla.

22 Aug 13:10 | U.S. News

Contact Information: Dawn Harris-Young, harris-young.dawn@epa.gov (mailto:harris-young.dawn@epa.gov)

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People favor highly reviewed products, even when they shouldn't

22 Aug 12:11 | U.S. News

When we're trying to decide which cell phone case to buy or which hotel room to book, we often rely on the ratings and reviews of others to help us choose. But new research suggests that we tend to use this information in ways that can actually work to our disadvantage.read more »

NAVFAC Southeast Awards BOS Contract to Small Business

22 Aug 09:50 | U.S. News

Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast awarded an $8.8 million indefinite-delivery indefinite-quantity contract August 14 to KJS MP Joint Venture, LLC, a small business based in Fort Worth, Texas.read more »

GHWB Begins Tiger Cruise

22 Aug 09:46 | U.S. News

The aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) arrived in Mayport, Florida, to embark friends and family members of GHWB Sailors for a Tiger Cruise, August 19-21 as it makes the transit to its homeport in Norfolk.read more »

SPC - No watches are valid as of Tue Aug 22 03:18:02 UTC 2017

21 Aug 23:17 | U.S. News

No watches are valid as of Tue Aug 22 03:18:02 UTC 2017.read more »

SPC - No MDs are in effect as of Tue Aug 22 03:18:02 UTC 2017

21 Aug 23:17 | U.S. News

No Mesoscale Discussions are in effect as of Tue Aug 22 03:18:02 UTC 2017.read more »

SPC Aug 22, 2017 0100 UTC Day 1 Convective Outlook

21 Aug 21:04 | U.S. News

SPC 0100Z Day 1 Outlook Day 1 Convective Outlook NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 0800 PM CDT Mon Aug 21 2017 Valid 220100Z - 221200Z ...THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS NORTHEAST KS AND THE LOWER MO VALLEY TO WEST-CENTRAL IL... ...THERE IS A MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS SURROUNDING THE SLIGHT RISK FROM EASTERN PORTIONS OF THE CENTRAL PLAINS THROUGH SOUTHERN IA TO IL... ...SUMMARY... The potential for severe storms continues across northeast Kansas into northern Missouri this evening, with a risk for damaging winds, hail, and perhaps a tornado. Otherwise, sporadic strong to locally damaging wind gusts will be possible through tonight from eastern Nebraska through western and southern Iowa into Ilread more »

Smokers 20 Percent More Likely To Quit When Cigarettes Cost $1 Or More

21 Aug 17:18 | U.S. News

Older smokers are usually more set in their ways, but a dollar increase in cigarette prices makes them 20 percent more likely to quit, a new Drexel University study found.read more »

SPC Aug 21, 2017 2000 UTC Day 1 Convective Outlook

21 Aug 15:55 | U.S. News

SPC 2000Z Day 1 Outlook Day 1 Convective Outlook NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 0251 PM CDT Mon Aug 21 2017 Valid 212000Z - 221200Z ...THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS EASTERN NEBRASKA AND MUCH OF IOWA... ...THERE IS A MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS FROM PORTIONS OF THE CENTRAL PLAINS EASTWARD TO THE WESTERN/CENTRAL GREAT LAKES AND PORTIONS OF THE MID-ATLANTIC... ...SUMMARY... Scattered severe hail and wind is anticipated across parts of the Mid-Missouri Valley and Upper Midwest this afternoon and evening. Isolated severe storms are also possible across a broad region from the central Great Plains to the Mid-Atlantic States. ...20Z Outlook Update... Minimal spatial changes were made to the ongoinread more »

SPC Day 2 Fire Weather Outlook

21 Aug 15:06 | U.S. News

SPC Day 2 Fire Weather Outlook Day 2 Fire Weather Outlook NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 0203 PM CDT Mon Aug 21 2017 Valid 221200Z - 231200Z No changes have been made to the ongoing forecast. ..Cohen.. 08/21/2017 .PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 0140 AM CDT Mon Aug 21 2017/ ...Synopsis... Upper ridging will remain prominent over much of the western CONUS on Day 2/Tuesday, while an upper low located off the coast of southern/central CA moves little. Mid-level monsoonal-related moisture will advance northward along the Sierras into the southern Cascades and vicinity on the northern periphery of the upper low by Tuesday afternoon. ...Portions of Northern CA into Southern/Central OR and Far Northwestern NV... Isolread more »

SPC MD 1542

21 Aug 14:54 | U.S. News

MD 1542 CONCERNING SEVERE POTENTIAL...WATCH UNLIKELY FOR PORTIONS OF THE MID-ATLANTIC Mesoscale Discussion 1542 NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 0153 PM CDT Mon Aug 21 2017 Areas affected...Portions of the Mid-Atlantic Concerning...Severe potential...Watch unlikely Valid 211853Z - 212100Z Probability of Watch Issuance...20 percent SUMMARY...Isolated to scattered thunderstorms will continue to develop this afternoon from Virginia northward to Pennsylvania. The strongest storms may be capable of isolated damaging winds and large hail through early evening. However, the threat is expected to remain sufficiently limited to preclude watch issuance. DISCUSSION...Regional radar data depict blossoming convection across the region this afternoon, aidread more »

SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 460 Status Reports

21 Aug 14:33 | U.S. News

WW 0460 Status Updates STATUS REPORT ON WW 460 SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES RIGHT OF A LINE FROM 15 SE ANW TO 25 WNW YKN TO 15 E BKX. ..DEAN..08/21/17 ATTN...WFO...FSD...OAX...LBF... STATUS REPORT FOR WS 460 SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS IAC021-035-041-059-093-119-133-141-143-149-167-193-211940- IA . IOWA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE BUENA VISTA CHEROKEE CLAY DICKINSON IDA LYON MONONA O'BRIEN OSCEOLA PLYMOUTH SIOUX WOODBURY MNC033-063-101-105-117-133-211940- MN . MINNESOTA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE COTTONWOOD JACKSON MURRAread more »

SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 460

21 Aug 14:33 | U.S. News

WW 460 SEVERE TSTM IA MN NE SD 211635Z - 220000Z URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 460 NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 1135 AM CDT Mon Aug 21 2017 The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of Northwest Iowa Southwest Minnesota Northeast Nebraska Southeast South Dakota * Effective this Monday morning and evening from 1135 AM until 700 PM CDT. * Primary threats include... Scattered damaging winds and isolated significant gusts to 75 mph possible Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2 inches in diameter possible SUMMARY...Cluster of severe storms over south-central South Dakota should continue east-southeast wiread more »

SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 459 Status Reports

21 Aug 13:41 | U.S. News

WW 0459 Status Updates STATUS REPORT ON WW 459 SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES RIGHT OF A LINE FROM 20 NE ANW TO 25 SSE 9V9 TO 15 NNE MHE. ..DEAN..08/21/17 ATTN...WFO...FSD...ABR...UNR... STATUS REPORT FOR WS 459 SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS SDC003-023-035-043-053-211840- SD . SOUTH DAKOTA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE AURORA CHARLES MIX DAVISON DOUGLAS GREGORY THE WATCH STATUS MESSAGE IS FOR GUIDANCE PURPOSES ONLY. PLEASE REFER TO WATCH COUNTY NOTIFICATION STATEMENTS FOR OFFICIAL INFORMATION ON COUNTIES...INDEPENDENT CITIES AND MARINE ZONES CLEARED FROM SEVERE THUNDERSTORM AND TORNADO WATCHES. read more »

SPC Aug 21, 2017 1730 UTC Day 2 Convective Outlook

21 Aug 13:05 | U.S. News

SPC 1730Z Day 2 Outlook Day 2 Convective Outlook NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 1203 PM CDT Mon Aug 21 2017 Valid 221200Z - 231200Z ...THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS FROM THE OHIO VALLEY NORTHEASTWARD INTO WESTERN NEW ENGLAND... ...THERE IS A MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS FROM THE SOUTHERN GREAT PLAINS EAST-NORTHEASTWARD TO THE OHIO VALLEY...MID-ATLANTIC...AND WESTERN NEW ENGLAND... ...SUMMARY... Severe thunderstorms are possible Tuesday afternoon and evening across the lower Great Lakes region and Ohio Valley into parts of the Northeast, accompanied mainly by the risk for potentially damaging wind gusts. Scattered strong thunderstorms may also impact parts of the Ozark Plateau into the south centralread more »

Health Care Reform Is A Top Issue Concerning Americans

21 Aug 12:04 | U.S. News

According to the latest wave of KJT Group's LightSource Poll, American adults are divided in their perceptions of the top issue facing the United States today.read more »

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21 Aug 07:21 | U.S. News

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SPC Aug 21, 2017 0100 UTC Day 1 Convective Outlook

20 Aug 21:05 | U.S. News

SPC 0100Z Day 1 Outlook Day 1 Convective Outlook NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 0801 PM CDT Sun Aug 20 2017 Valid 210100Z - 211200Z ...THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS FAR NORTHEAST/EAST-CENTRAL NEBRASKA INTO MUCH OF NORTHERN AND CENTRAL IOWA... ...THERE IS A MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS SURROUNDING THE SLIGHT RISK FROM EASTERN NEBRASKA TO EASTERN IOWA AND FAR SOUTHERN MINNESOTA... ...THERE IS A MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS A SMALL PART OF SOUTHWEST MISSOURI... ...SUMMARY... A swath of scattered severe storms with large hail and damaging gusts are possible over parts of north Iowa and vicinity later tonight. ...Eastern NE and IA... Last several runs of the operational HRRR, othread more »

SPC Aug 20, 2017 2000 UTC Day 1 Convective Outlook

20 Aug 15:52 | U.S. News

SPC 2000Z Day 1 Outlook Day 1 Convective Outlook NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 0248 PM CDT Sun Aug 20 2017 Valid 202000Z - 211200Z ...THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS PARTS OF FAR EASTERN NEBRASKA...IOWA...FAR SOUTHEAST SOUTH DAKOTA AND FAR SOUTHERN MINNESOTA... ...THERE IS A MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS PARTS OF THE CENTRAL PLAINS...MID MISSOURI VALLEY AND MID TO UPPER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY... ...THERE IS A MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS PARTS OF ILLINOIS...INDIANA AND FAR SOUTHWEST LOWER MICHIGAN... ...THERE IS A MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS PARTS OF THE OZARKS AND MID MISSISSIPPI VALLEY... ...SUMMARY... A swath of scattered severe storms with large hail anread more »

SPC Aug 20, 2017 1730 UTC Day 2 Convective Outlook

20 Aug 13:24 | U.S. News

SPC 1730Z Day 2 Outlook Day 2 Convective Outlook NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 1222 PM CDT Sun Aug 20 2017 Valid 211200Z - 221200Z ...THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS PARTS OF THE MID MISSOURI VALLEY AND MID TO UPPER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY... ...THERE IS A MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS PARTS OF THE CENTRAL PLAINS...LOWER TO MID MISSOURI VALLEY...MID TO UPPER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY AND WESTERN GREAT LAKES... ...SUMMARY... Severe thunderstorms associated with wind damage and hail are forecast to impact parts of the mid Missouri Valley east-northeastward into the mid to upper Mississippi Valley on Monday afternoon and evening. ...Mid Missouri Valley/Mid to Upper Mississippi Valley/Central Plains/Weread more »

SPC Day 1 Fire Weather Outlook

20 Aug 12:45 | U.S. News

SPC Day 1 Fire Weather Outlook Day 1 Fire Weather Outlook NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 1143 AM CDT Sun Aug 20 2017 Valid 201700Z - 211200Z No changes have been made to the elevated area over portions of southern ID into western WY. A combination of sustained 15-20 mph winds and minimum RH values of 10-15% are expected to result in elevated conditions this afternoon. Locally critical conditions will be possible in terrain-favored areas where winds will be slightly stronger. ..Dean.. 08/20/2017 .PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 0102 AM CDT Sun Aug 20 2017/ ...Synopsis... A large-scale trough will continue moving eastward across central Canada today, with a belt of enhanced mid-level westerly winds remaining confread more »

SPC Aug 20, 2017 1630 UTC Day 1 Convective Outlook

20 Aug 12:36 | U.S. News

SPC 1630Z Day 1 Outlook Day 1 Convective Outlook NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 1127 AM CDT Sun Aug 20 2017 Valid 201630Z - 211200Z ...THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS IA... ...THERE IS A MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS UPPER MS VALLEY TO CENTRAL GREAT PLAINS... ...THERE IS A MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS IL/IN... ...THERE IS A MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS MO/AR... ...SUMMARY... A swath of scattered severe storms with large hail and damaging gusts are possible over parts of Iowa and vicinity late tonight. ...IA and vicinity... An MCV over east-central IA should drift east across northern IL/IN through tonight. A few multicell clusters are ongoing to the south and west of this MCV withiread more »

SPC Aug 20, 2017 1300 UTC Day 1 Convective Outlook

20 Aug 08:53 | U.S. News

SPC 1300Z Day 1 Outlook Day 1 Convective Outlook NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 0749 AM CDT Sun Aug 20 2017 Valid 201300Z - 211200Z ...THERE IS A MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH TONIGHT FOR PARTS OF MO...KS...NE...AND IA... ...THERE IS A MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON FROM NORTHERN WI INTO UPPER MI... ...SUMMARY... Isolated large hail and damaging gusts will be possible mainly this afternoon into tonight across parts of Missouri, northern and eastern Kansas, eastern Nebraska, and Iowa. Isolated severe storms will also be possible across northern Wisconsin into Upper Michigan this afternoon. ...NE/IA/MO/KS through tonight... A weakening MCS and associated MCV will move across southern IA/read more »

SPC Aug 20, 2017 0600 UTC Day 2 Convective Outlook

20 Aug 02:11 | U.S. News

SPC 0600Z Day 2 Outlook Day 2 Convective Outlook NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 1200 AM CDT Sun Aug 20 2017 Valid 211200Z - 221200Z ...THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS LATE MONDAY AFTERNOON INTO MONDAY NIGHT ACROSS PARTS OF THE MID AND LOWER MISSOURI VALLEY INTO THE UPPER MIDWEST... ...THERE IS A MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS SURROUNDING AREAS OF THE CENTRAL PLAINS...MISSISSIPPI VALLEY AND GREAT LAKES REGION... ...SUMMARY... Severe thunderstorms may impact a corridor from portions of the mid and lower Missouri Valley into the Upper Midwest late Monday afternoon into Monday night, accompanied by a risk for potentially damaging wind gusts and perhaps some hail. ...Synopsis... Within the primary beread more »

SPC Aug 20, 2017 0600 UTC Day 1 Convective Outlook

20 Aug 02:09 | U.S. News

SPC 1200Z Day 1 Outlook Day 1 Convective Outlook NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 0100 AM CDT Sun Aug 20 2017 Valid 201200Z - 211200Z ...THERE IS A MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS PARTS OF THE CENTRAL PLAINS/MIDDLE MO VALLEY TO THE MIDDLE/UPPER MS VALLEY... ...THERE IS A MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS IN VICINITY AND NORTH/NORTHEAST OF THE BLACK HILLS LATER TONIGHT... ...SUMMARY... A few severe storms are expected today into tonight producing hail and damaging wind gusts from southern Minnesota, Iowa to western Illinois and northern Missouri to central and eastern Nebraska, and part of northern Kansas today into tonight. Later tonight, a marginal severe hail risk will be possible in vicinity and to the norread more »

SPC MD 1531

19 Aug 16:44 | U.S. News

MD 1531 CONCERNING SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 457... FOR EASTERN OHIO...SOUTHWEST AND CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA Mesoscale Discussion 1531 NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 0343 PM CDT Sat Aug 19 2017 Areas affected...Eastern Ohio...Southwest and Central Pennsylvania Concerning...Severe Thunderstorm Watch 457... Valid 192043Z - 192245Z The severe weather threat for Severe Thunderstorm Watch 457 continues. SUMMARY...A wind damage and hail threat will likely continue for several more hours as cells move across southwestern and central Pennsylvania. The storms will likely approach the eastern edge of the watch by early evening but the issuance of another watch appears unlikely. DISCUSSION...The latest radar data shows a mult-segmented line from about 80read more »

SPC Aug 19, 2017 2000 UTC Day 1 Convective Outlook

19 Aug 15:41 | U.S. News

SPC 2000Z Day 1 Outlook Day 1 Convective Outlook NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 0234 PM CDT Sat Aug 19 2017 Valid 192000Z - 201200Z ...THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS FROM EASTERN OHIO INTO PENNSYLVANIA... ...THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS NORTHWEST KANSAS INTO CENTRAL NEBRASKA... ...THERE IS A MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE CENTRAL PLAINS... ...THERE IS A MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS FROM OHIO INTO SOUTHWEST NEW YORK... ...SUMMARY... Scattered severe thunderstorms are possible across parts of Nebraska and Kansas late this afternoon and through the evening. Other storms will persist from central Ohio into central Pennsylvania during the afternoon and ending read more »

SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 457 Status Reports

19 Aug 15:32 | U.S. News

WW 0457 Status Updates STATUS REPORT ON WW 457 THE SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES ACROSS THE ENTIRE WATCH AREA. ..BROYLES..08/19/17 ATTN...WFO...PBZ...CTP... STATUS REPORT FOR WS 457 SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS OHC013-019-029-031-059-067-081-111-119-121-157-192040- OH . OHIO COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE BELMONT CARROLL COLUMBIANA COSHOCTON GUERNSEY HARRISON JEFFERSON MONROE MUSKINGUM NOBLE TUSCARAWAS PAC003-005-007-009-013-019-021-023-027-031-033-035-041-047-051- 053-055-057-059-061-063-065-067-073-081-085-087-099-109-111-119- 121-125-129-192040- PA . PENNSYLVANIA COUread more »

SPC Aug 19, 2017 1730 UTC Day 2 Convective Outlook

19 Aug 13:25 | U.S. News

SPC 1730Z Day 2 Outlook Day 2 Convective Outlook NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 1221 PM CDT Sat Aug 19 2017 Valid 201200Z - 211200Z ...THERE IS A MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS PARTS OF THE CENTRAL PLAINS INTO THE MID MISSOURI/UPPER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY... ...THERE IS A MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS NORTHWEST SOUTH DAKOTA AND VICINITY... ...SUMMARY... A few storms may be severe from northern Kansas across Nebraska and into southern Minnesota and Iowa Sunday night with wind and hail, and overnight in the vicinity of the Black Hills with marginal hail. ...Synopsis... Generally westerly flow aloft will exist across the northern CONUS with an upper low over central Canada along with rising heights acrread more »

SPC - No MDs are in effect as of Sat Aug 19 03:42:05 UTC 2017

18 Aug 23:42 | U.S. News

No Mesoscale Discussions are in effect as of Sat Aug 19 03:42:05 UTC 2017.read more »

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