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SPC - No watches are valid as of Mon Feb 20 21:35:01 UTC 2017

4:34 pm Eastern | U.S. News

No watches are valid as of Mon Feb 20 21:35:01 UTC 2017.read more »

SPC MD 198

3:38 pm Eastern | U.S. News

MD 0198 CONCERNING SEVERE POTENTIAL...WATCH UNLIKELY FOR PARTS OF LOUISIANA AND INTO FAR SOUTHWEST MISSISSIPPI Mesoscale Discussion 0198 NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 0237 PM CST Mon Feb 20 2017 Areas affected...Parts of Louisiana and into far southwest Mississippi Concerning...Severe potential...Watch unlikely Valid 202037Z - 202230Z Probability of Watch Issuance...20 percent SUMMARY...A slow increase in storm intensity is ongoing, along with low-probability risk for an isolated damaging wind gust or two, or a brief tornado. At this time, it appears that risk will remain sufficiently limited to preclude the need for WW issuance. DISCUSSION...Latest surface analysis shows persistent southeasterly flow off the north-central Gulf of Mexicoread more »

Communications Expert Explains How Science Should Respond To Fake News

3:20 pm Eastern | U.S. News

The rise of fake news has dominated the world of politics since the last U.S. election cycle. But fake news is not at all new in the world of science, notes University of Wisconsin-Madison Life Sciences Communication Professor Dominique Brossard. read more »

SPC Feb 20, 2017 2000 UTC Day 1 Convective Outlook

3:05 pm Eastern | U.S. News

SPC 2000Z Day 1 Outlook Day 1 Convective Outlook NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 0200 PM CST Mon Feb 20 2017 Valid 202000Z - 211200Z ...THERE IS A MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS PARTS OF LOUISIANA... ...SUMMARY... Thunderstorms will move across parts Louisiana into the lower Mississippi Valley this afternoon through tonight. An isolated damaging gust will be possible. The only change to the outlook is to move the marginal threat line eastward to near the Texas and Louisiana state-line behind a band of thunderstorms moving into southwestern Louisiana. A marginal severe threat will continue with this convection as it moves across southern Louisiana where a moist airmass is in place. Afternoon forecast soundings aread more »

SPC Day 2 Fire Weather Outlook

2:39 pm Eastern | U.S. News

SPC Day 2 Fire Weather Outlook Day 2 Fire Weather Outlook NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 0134 PM CST Mon Feb 20 2017 Valid 211200Z - 221200Z Only minor changes have been made to the periphery of the elevated areas. ...Front range of Colorado... Latest guidance suggests that relative humidity will fall into the low teens, with the potential for single digits. Thus, despite modest surface winds, have pulled the elevated farther south. ...Southwest Kansas northeast to south-central Nebraska... Modest southwest winds will combine with a dry airmass to support elevated fire-weather conditions. This forecast expands the initial elevated area to the southwest and northeast to better align with the belt of relativeread more »

MDS Foods Inc, of Massillon, OH is Expanding the Current Recall to include Products Identified by Deutsch Kase Haus, LLC of Middlebury, Indiana from their 02/15/2017 Product Recall

1:36 pm Eastern | U.S. News

Deutsch Kase Haus, LLC of Middlebury, Indiana, supplied MDS Foods with cheeses that have been found to be contaminated with the pathogenic organism Listeria Monocytogenes which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women. At the time of this release, no illnesses have been reported.read more »

SPC Feb 20, 2017 1730 UTC Day 2 Convective Outlook

12:28 pm Eastern | U.S. News

SPC 1730Z Day 2 Outlook Day 2 Convective Outlook NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 1125 AM CST Mon Feb 20 2017 Valid 211200Z - 221200Z ...NO SEVERE THUNDERSTORM AREAS FORECAST... ...SUMMARY... Organized severe thunderstorms are not forecast across the contiguous United States on Tuesday or Tuesday night. ...Discussion... An upper-level low will move eastward from the Arklatex into the lower Mississippi Valley on Tuesday as upper-level trough approaches the West Coast. Ahead of the West Coast trough, southwest low to mid-level flow will be in place across California. Strong large-scale ascent, steep lapse rates and cold air aloft ahead of the upper-level trough will create conditions supportive of thunderstorm development from nread more »

'Alternative Facts' Not Just In Politics And Media

11:05 am Eastern | U.S. News

A Michigan State University scholar is warning those who read about the latest groundbreaking research to proceed with caution.read more »

SPC - No watches are valid as of Sun Feb 19 13:10:01 UTC 2017

19 Feb 08:09 | U.S. News

No watches are valid as of Sun Feb 19 13:10:01 UTC 2017.read more »

SPC - No MDs are in effect as of Sun Feb 19 13:10:01 UTC 2017

19 Feb 08:09 | U.S. News

No Mesoscale Discussions are in effect as of Sun Feb 19 13:10:01 UTC 2017.read more »

SPC Feb 19, 2017 1300 UTC Day 1 Convective Outlook

19 Feb 08:04 | U.S. News

SPC 1300Z Day 1 Outlook Day 1 Convective Outlook NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 0700 AM CST Sun Feb 19 2017 Valid 191300Z - 201200Z ...THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS FROM THE RED RIVER REGION OF NORTHWEST TX AND SOUTHWEST OK...ACROSS THE HILL COUNTRY...TO THE RIO GRANDE SOUTHWEST OF SAN ANTONIO.... ...THERE IS A MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ELSEWHERE FROM CENTRAL OK TO DEEP SOUTH TX... ...SUMMARY... Severe thunderstorms are possible across parts of the southern Plains late today and this evening, developing farther southward across the Hill Country and perhaps into much of south Texas tonight. Large hail and sporadic wind damage are possible, and a tornado or two cannot be ruled out. ...Synopsis...read more »

SPC Day 2 Fire Weather Outlook

18 Feb 15:01 | U.S. News

SPC Day 2 Fire Weather Outlook Day 2 Fire Weather Outlook NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 0156 PM CST Sat Feb 18 2017 Valid 191200Z - 201200Z ...NO CRITICAL AREAS... Localized areas of elevated fire weather conditions appear possible in portions of the Colorado Front Range and eastern New Mexico. 15-25 mph surface winds along with 20-30 percent afternoon RH values should persist in these areas as temperatures rise into the 60s and low 70s F during peak heating hours. The remainder of the previous forecast is on track with no changes needed. See the previous discussion below for more information. ..Cook.. 02/18/2017 .PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 1126 PM CST Fri Feb 17 2017/ ...Synopsis... A negatively tiread more »

SPC - No watches are valid as of Sat Feb 18 20:02:02 UTC 2017

18 Feb 15:01 | U.S. News

No watches are valid as of Sat Feb 18 20:02:02 UTC 2017.read more »

SPC - No MDs are in effect as of Sat Feb 18 20:02:02 UTC 2017

18 Feb 15:01 | U.S. News

No Mesoscale Discussions are in effect as of Sat Feb 18 20:02:02 UTC 2017.read more »

SPC Feb 18, 2017 2000 UTC Day 1 Convective Outlook

18 Feb 14:40 | U.S. News

SPC 2000Z Day 1 Outlook Day 1 Convective Outlook NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 0134 PM CST Sat Feb 18 2017 Valid 182000Z - 191200Z ...NO SEVERE THUNDERSTORM AREAS FORECAST... ...SUMMARY... While severe thunderstorms are not expected, isolated thunderstorms will be possible in portions of the Southeast States as well as the Desert Southwest. ...20Z Update... Observational trends over the past few hours have shown a general decrease in intensity with the line of storms approaching the west-central FL peninsula. Continued displacement from the stronger forcing for ascent and meager instability suggest this trend will continue. Even so, some isolated lightning is still possible across portions of the central FL peninsula. Farthread more »

SPC Feb 18, 2017 1730 UTC Day 2 Convective Outlook

18 Feb 12:35 | U.S. News

SPC 1730Z Day 2 Outlook Day 2 Convective Outlook NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 1134 AM CST Sat Feb 18 2017 Valid 191200Z - 201200Z ...THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS PARTS OF NORTH-CENTRAL TEXAS AND FAR SOUTHWESTERN OKLAHOMA... ...THERE IS A MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS FROM CENTRAL OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWESTERN TEXAS INTO CENTRAL AND EAST TEXAS... ...SUMMARY... Isolated severe thunderstorms are possible across parts of the southern Great Plains states on Sunday and Sunday night. ...Synopsis... Strong, low-latitude shortwave trough will track northeastward through the Four Corners and central Rockies as its parent upper trough gradually shifts eastward from the western CONUS towards the Plains. While thread more »

SPC Feb 18, 2017 1630 UTC Day 1 Convective Outlook

18 Feb 11:30 | U.S. News

SPC 1630Z Day 1 Outlook Day 1 Convective Outlook NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 1027 AM CST Sat Feb 18 2017 Valid 181630Z - 191200Z ...NO SEVERE THUNDERSTORM AREAS FORECAST... ...SUMMARY... While severe thunderstorms are not expected, isolated thunderstorms will be possible in portions of the Southeast States as well as the Desert Southwest. ...Florida... An upper low currently centered over the lower Mississippi River Valley/Mid-South region will continue generally eastward and reach the southern Appalachians this evening. An ongoing quasi-linear convective cluster over the eastern Gulf of Mexico will continue to move toward the western Florida peninsula today before likely weakening. While modest low-level moistening willread more »

Google Cloud at HIMSS: engaging with the healthcare and health IT community

17 Feb 15:00 | Media

At Google Cloud, we’re working closely with the healthcare industry to provide the technology and tools that help create better patient experiences, empower care teams to work together and accelerate research. We're focused on supporting the digital transformation of our healthcare customers through data management at scale and advancements in machine learning for timely and actionable insights.Next week at the HIMSS Health IT Conference, we're demonstrating the latest innovations in smart data, digital health, APIs, machine learning and real-time communications from Google Cloud, Research, Search, DeepMind and Verily. Together, we offer solutions that help enable hospital and health IT customers to tackle the rapidly evolving and long standing challenges facing the healthcare industry. Here’s a preview of the Google Cloud customers and partners who are joining us at HIMSS.For customers like the Colorado Center for Peread more »

Researchers Say Zero Tolerance Policies Unfairly Punish Black Girls

17 Feb 13:08 | U.S. News

Black girls are disproportionately punished in American schools - an "overlooked crisis" that is populating the school-to-prison pipeline at rising rates, two education scholars argue in a new paper.read more »

Get in the game with NBA VR on Daydream

17 Feb 13:00 | U.S. News

Can't get enough dunks, three pointers, and last-second jumpers? Experience the NBA in a whole new way with the new NBA VR app, available on Daydream.Catch up with highlights in your own virtual sports lounge or watch the NBA’s first original VR series, “House of Legends,” where NBA legends discuss everything from pop culture to the greatest moments of their career. The series tips off today with seven-time NBA Champion Robert Horry. New episodes featuring stars like Chauncey Billups and Baron Davis will debut regularly. read more »

Two Synthetic Drug Wholesalers Sentenced To Over 40 Years In Federal Prison

17 Feb 10:06 | U.S. News

Two men who acted as wholesalers for synthetic drugs across the Midwest, including Iowa, have been sentenced to a total of more than 40 years in federal prison.read more »

Saputo Inc. Recalls Certain Gouda Cheese Products Due to Potential Contamination of Listeria Monocytogenes

16 Feb 17:52 | U.S. News

Saputo Inc. (Saputo), is voluntarily recalling certain Gouda cheese products in the United States after having been notified by Deutsch Kase Haus, LLC of Middlebury, Indiana that some specialty Gouda cheese products that it supplied to Saputo’s Green Bay, Wisconsin facility may have been contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.read more »

President Donald J. Trump Nominates R. Alexander Acosta to be Secretary of Labor

16 Feb 15:19 | World

Today, President Donald J. Trump announced his intent to nominate R. Alexander Acosta for the position of Secretary of Labor. Mr. Acosta is currently Dean of Florida International University Law School. Mr. Acosta has had a long and distinguished career in public service. He has served in three Presidentially appointed, Senate-confirmed positions, including as a member of the National Labor Relations Board. Mr. Acosta was the first Hispanic to hold the rank of Assistant Attorney General and went on to serve as the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida. Since 2013, Mr. Acosta has also served as Chairman of U.S. Century Bank, the largest domestically owned Hispanic community bank in Florida. “Throughout his career, Alex Acosta has been a passionate advocate for equal opportunity for all Americans,” said President Trump. “His extensive experience has tremendously impressed me and my team and makes us confident that he will lead the Dread more »

Man Admits Scheme To Defraud Women Over Telephone Dating Services

16 Feb 13:11 | U.S. News

An Atlantic County man who was previously sentenced in 2007 in connection with a scheme to defraud women over telephone dating services and in 2015 for violating the conditions of his federal supervised release has admitted to traveling in order to launder money in connection with a similar scheme.read more »

Remarks by President Trump in Listening Session with Members of Congress

16 Feb 12:23 | World

Roosevelt Room 10:53 A.M. EST THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you all for being here.  I had a lot of good discussions this morning.  I'm negotiating a lot of contracts that are saving billions and billions of dollars for the American people and for all of us, and I'm very proud of it. You know, the F-35 fighter jet, the Air Force One program, which was totally out of control and now it's back where it's supposed to go, and many other things.  In addition, I had a very good phone call this morning about a major plant that's moving back into the United States.  We'll be talking about it soon.   And what I do have is a little free time at about 12 o'clock.  So I don't think the press will want to show up, but I think I'll have a press conference probably at 12 o'clock in the East Room.  We had a little time in between things.  So if read more »

Readout of the Vice President's Meeting with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel

16 Feb 10:55 | US Politics and Govt

This morning, Vice President Mike Pence hosted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for breakfast at the Vice President's Residence at the Naval Observatory. The two leaders reaffirmed the special relationship between the United States and Israel and underscored the unbreakable bond between our two countries. The Vice President reiterated the United States' unwavering commitment to Israel's security and pledged to work with Prime Minister Netanyahu to address the shared challenges we face throughout the Middle East, including the threats posed by Iran and its proxies as well as ISIS and other radical Islamic terrorist organizations. The two leaders discussed ways that the United States and Israel can work more closely together on critical issues such as cyber security, intelligence cooperation, and energy.  They also agreed to work together against one-sided actions against Israel at the United Nations and other international forums, as well as boycotts tread more »

Motor Vehicle Deaths In 2016 Estimated To Be Highest In Nine Years

16 Feb 10:06 | U.S. News

For the first time in nearly a decade, preliminary 2016 data from the National Safety Council estimates that as many as 40,000 people died in motor vehicle crashes last year. read more »

SPC - No watches are valid as of Thu Feb 16 13:23:02 UTC 2017

16 Feb 08:22 | U.S. News

No watches are valid as of Thu Feb 16 13:23:02 UTC 2017.read more »

SPC - No MDs are in effect as of Thu Feb 16 13:23:02 UTC 2017

16 Feb 08:22 | U.S. News

No Mesoscale Discussions are in effect as of Thu Feb 16 13:23:02 UTC 2017.read more »

SPC Feb 16, 2017 1300 UTC Day 1 Convective Outlook

16 Feb 07:55 | U.S. News

SPC 1300Z Day 1 Outlook Day 1 Convective Outlook NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 0652 AM CST Thu Feb 16 2017 Valid 161300Z - 171200Z ...NO SEVERE THUNDERSTORM AREAS FORECAST... ...SUMMARY... Isolated thunderstorms are possible today mainly from the Oregon coast to near the Oregon/Idaho line, southwestward to northern and coastal central California. Late tonight into tomorrow morning, thunderstorms may develop over deep south Texas and the Texas coastal bend region. ...Synopsis... A reasonably high-amplitude, yet progressive, upper-air pattern will persist through the period. The major deep-layer cyclone now covering much of the Northeast, and centered off the Maine coast, will eject northeastward across the Gulf of St. Lawrread more »

SPC - No watches are valid as of Thu Feb 16 03:01:01 UTC 2017

15 Feb 22:00 | U.S. News

No watches are valid as of Thu Feb 16 03:01:01 UTC 2017.read more »

SPC - No MDs are in effect as of Thu Feb 16 03:01:01 UTC 2017

15 Feb 22:00 | U.S. News

No Mesoscale Discussions are in effect as of Thu Feb 16 03:01:01 UTC 2017.read more »

Joint Readout of Meeting Between President Donald J. Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

15 Feb 20:39 | US Politics and Govt

Today, President Donald J. Trump welcomed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to the Oval Office and reaffirmed the special relationship and unbreakable bond between the United States and Israel. The tremendous strength of the United States-Israel relationship is reflected in the close partnership between our governments, and also in the ties that connect the peoples of Israel and the United States. Our deep-rooted political, military, economic, and social ties reflect our shared values, strategic interests, and dynamic economic and trade relationship. In today's meeting, President Trump and Prime Minister Netanyahu agreed that there will be no daylight between the United States and Israel. The President underscored the United States' unwavering commitment to Israel's security, and that his Administration will safeguard and strengthen the overall security relationship. The President and Prime Minister agreed on the need to counter the threatread more »

SPC Feb 16, 2017 0100 UTC Day 1 Convective Outlook

15 Feb 19:55 | U.S. News

SPC 0100Z Day 1 Outlook Day 1 Convective Outlook NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 0651 PM CST Wed Feb 15 2017 Valid 160100Z - 161200Z ...NO SEVERE THUNDERSTORM AREAS FORECAST... ...SUMMARY... Isolated thunderstorms are possible this evening across south Florida. ...South Florida... Isolated thunderstorms have developed along a pre-frontal wind shift that is sagging southeast across the southern peninsula. 00z soundings from MFL and KEY both exhibit substantial instability, more than adequate for deep updrafts and lightning discharge with the strongest convection. This activity should remain isolated as low-level convergence is not particularly strong within strengthening westerly flow. Thunderstorms should weaken, or move read more »

Green earthquake alert (4.5M,depth:45.65km) in Chile at 2/16/2017 12:19:20 AM

15 Feb 19:35 | U.S. News

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System Green Earthquake in Chileread more »

SPC - No watches are valid as of Wed Feb 15 19:37:01 UTC 2017

15 Feb 14:36 | U.S. News

No watches are valid as of Wed Feb 15 19:37:01 UTC 2017.read more »

SPC Feb 15, 2017 2000 UTC Day 1 Convective Outlook

15 Feb 14:36 | U.S. News

SPC 2000Z Day 1 Outlook Day 1 Convective Outlook NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 0130 PM CST Wed Feb 15 2017 Valid 152000Z - 161200Z ...THERE IS A MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS FROM NORTHERN FL INTO COASTAL GA AND SC... ...SUMMARY... Only isolated strong storms are expected for the remainder of the afternoon across mainly northern Florida into southeast Georgia with locally strong wind gusts or small hail. ...Discussion... The main surface low and strongest frontal surge has exited the coastal Carolinas, with the trailing weaker portion of the front extending southwest across southern GA and northern FL. Scattered showers and a few thunderstorms currently exist ahead of this front due to heating and weak instability. read more »

California Wine Exports Reach Record $1.62 Billion In 2016

15 Feb 13:08 | U.S. News

U.S. wine exports, 90% from California, reached $1.62 billion in winery revenues in 2016, a new record. Despite challenges from a strong dollar, winery revenues were up 1% from 2015. Volume was 412.7 million liters or 45.9 million cases.read more »

EPA, Four States Host Radon Stakeholders’ Meeting March 7 in Manhattan, Kan.

15 Feb 12:48 | U.S. News

(Lenexa, Kan., Feb. 15, 2017) - EPA Region 7 and its state partners will host the 11th Annual Region 7 EPA/State Radon Stakeholders’ Meeting from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on March 7, 2017, at the Hilton Garden Inn and Conference Center, 410 South 3rd St., Manhattan, Kan. This meeting is being held at no cost for those who have a stake in protecting the public from unnecessary exposure to radon in homes, schools and businesses.

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Red Cross Shelters Open In California As Thousands Evacuated Due To Compromised Dam

15 Feb 10:06 | U.S. News

An estimated 4,800 people in northern California are in 28 Red Cross and community shelters after being forced to leave their homes due to compromised Oroville Dam spillways which could potentially cause catastrophic flooding.read more »

NAVSTA Mayport Named East Coast Base for MQ-4C Triton UAS

15 Feb 06:05 | U.S. News

The U.S. Navy has selected Naval Station (NS) Mayport in Florida as the East Coast Forward Operating Base (FOB) for the MQ-4C Triton Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS), Feb. 15, 2017.read more »

SPC - No MDs are in effect as of Wed Feb 15 06:29:02 UTC 2017

15 Feb 01:28 | U.S. News

No Mesoscale Discussions are in effect as of Wed Feb 15 06:29:02 UTC 2017.read more »

SPC - No watches are valid as of Wed Feb 15 06:29:02 UTC 2017

15 Feb 01:28 | U.S. News

No watches are valid as of Wed Feb 15 06:29:02 UTC 2017.read more »

SPC Day 2 Fire Weather Outlook

15 Feb 01:28 | U.S. News

SPC Day 2 Fire Weather Outlook Day 2 Fire Weather Outlook NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 1220 AM CST Wed Feb 15 2017 Valid 161200Z - 171200Z ...NO CRITICAL AREAS... ...Synopsis... Fire weather concerns will remain low on Thursday. The eastern upper trough will continue to slowly migrate eastward toward the western Atlantic while the western upper trough shifts eastward into the Plains. Another upper trough will move inland across the Pacific Northwest, bringing more wet weather to that region. Some dry and breezy conditions are expected through the central and southern High Plains, but concerns are expected to be limited once again by fuel conditions. ..Leitman.. 02/15/2017 ...Please see www.spc.noaa.gov/fread more »

SPC Day 1 Fire Weather Outlook

15 Feb 01:26 | U.S. News

SPC Day 1 Fire Weather Outlook Day 1 Fire Weather Outlook NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 1220 AM CST Wed Feb 15 2017 Valid 151200Z - 161200Z ...NO CRITICAL AREAS... ...Synopsis... Fire weather conditions will be limited today as a deep upper trough persists over the eastern third of the country and an upper ridge encompasses the western U.S. Some elevated meteorological conditions are expected across parts of southeast WY where a favorable surface pressure gradient will lead to gusty downslope winds to the east of the Laramie Range. Warm temperatures and low RH values will combine with breezy conditions in what would normally be consideration for the addition of an elevated area. However, fuel conditions do read more »

SPC Feb 15, 2017 0700 UTC Day 2 Convective Outlook

15 Feb 00:40 | U.S. News

SPC 0700Z Day 2 Outlook Day 2 Convective Outlook NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 1136 PM CST Tue Feb 14 2017 Valid 161200Z - 171200Z ...NO SEVERE THUNDERSTORM AREAS FORECAST... ...SUMMARY... Isolated thunderstorms might occur from northern California into western Oregon during the day Thursday. Other thunderstorms will be possible over deep south Texas later Thursday night. ...Northern California and western Oregon... Steepening lapse rates and cold air aloft attending a low-amplitude shortwave trough will move through Oregon and northern California during the day, accompanied by the potential for showers and possibly a few thunderstorms. ...Deep South Texas... Model consensus is that the upper low currently near the nortread more »

SPC Feb 15, 2017 0600 UTC Day 1 Convective Outlook

15 Feb 00:37 | U.S. News

SPC 1200Z Day 1 Outlook Day 1 Convective Outlook NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 1132 PM CST Tue Feb 14 2017 Valid 151200Z - 161200Z ...THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS FROM EXTREME NORTHEAST FL TO EXTREME SOUTHERN SC... ...THERE IS A MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS SURROUNDING THE SLGT RISK FROM THE CENTRAL FL PENINSULA TO SOUTHERN SC... ...SUMMARY... Isolated severe thunderstorms with marginally severe hail and wind are possible Wednesday across the southeastern US. A few tornadoes are also possible, especially from extreme northeast Florida, across southeast Georgia, to extreme southern South Carolina. ...Southeastern US... Late evening water vapor imagery depicts a positive-tilt short-wave trough ovread more »

Suspect Wanted for Indiana Homicide Arrested in Lansing

14 Feb 23:48 | U.S. News

February 14, 2017 - A suspect wanted in connection with a 2016 homicide in Lake County, Indiana, was arrested by a joint law enforcement fugitive task force. The suspect, Lacindo Luckett, is charged with Murder in the perpetration of a robbery, two counts of Robbery and one count of Auto Theft in Lake County.read more »

CFTC Charges Carlos Javier Ramirez and His Companies, Gold Chasers, Inc. and Royal Leisure International, Inc., with Misappropriation, Fraudulent Sales Solicitation, and Issuing False Statements in Fraud Schemes Involving Gold

14 Feb 16:32 | U.S. News

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Over 100 Defendants Charged With Stealing Tens of Thousands Of Personal Identities

14 Feb 13:06 | U.S. News

Federal charges have been laid against more than 100 defendants in 81 separate cases, dealing with over 30,000 stolen identities and the intended theft of over $60 million dollars from individuals, businesses and government agencies through fraudulent schemes.read more »

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