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What Is a Severe Thunderstorm?

Wind Gusts: Greater than 58 mph.

Hail: Equal to or larger than quarters. 1 inch in diameter.
A Thunderstorm which produces a tornado of any strength.
*Lots of lightning and heavy rain do not make a thunderstorm severe. It must have one or more of the characteristics listed above.*

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Weather Updates

Updated: 05/25/2017 - The new GOES-16 satellite will replace the aging GOES-13.

Updated: 05/25/2017 - Weak or no El Niño season could have impact on the Atlantic hurricane season.

Updated: 05/24/2017 - UPDATE (3:40 pm): The risk for severe weather is beginning to decrease as the front nears our area.

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