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Wednesday, November 3, 2021

SPC Nov 3, 2021 Day 4-8 Severe Weather Outlook

Day 4-8 Outlook Day 4-8 Convective Outlook NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 0254 AM CDT Wed Nov 03 2021 Valid 061200Z - 111200Z ...DISCUSSION... A quiet upper-air pattern for severe weather will encompass much of the extended period. A series of progressive mid-level shortwave troughs will move across the northern half of the contiguous United States beginning this weekend through Tuesday (day 7). Recent model guidance indicates a powerful jet will begin to nose into the Great Plains by Wednesday (day 8) with an associated surface low. Southerly low-level flow in response to the developing surface cyclone will advect moisture north into the southern-central Great Plains and Ozarks. Predictability is still low regarding specific details by mid week next week, thus a predictability-too-low highlight is warranted. Read more LIVE:
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