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Thursday, October 6, 2022

SPC Oct 6, 2022 0600 UTC Day 1 Convective Outlook

LIVE MAP (ABOVE) ... SPC 1200Z Day 1 Outlook Day 1 Convective Outlook NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 1252 AM CDT Thu Oct 06 2022 Valid 061200Z - 071200Z ...NO SEVERE THUNDERSTORM AREAS FORECAST... ...SUMMARY... Severe storms are unlikely today and tonight across the continental United States. ...DISCUSSION... An upper-level low will move slowly southwestward from southern Arizona into northwestern Mexico today. Some instability will develop from near the upper-level low in the Desert Southwest northeastward into the southern Rockies by this afternoon. In response to surface heating, scattered thunderstorms are expected to form in the higher terrain from Arizona into New Mexico and west Texas. Thunderstorms are also expected to develop across parts of the Great Lakes ahead of an upper-level trough moving to the east. Isolated thunderstorms may also form in parts of eastern New York and western New England ahead of a lead shortwave trough this afternoon evening. Further west, a few storms will also be possible tonight across parts of the northern High Plains and central Plains ahead of a shortwave trough moving southeastward. Conditions are not expected to support a severe threat across the continental U.S. today or tonight. ..Broyles/Squitieri.. 10/06/2022 Read more CHECK UPDATE ZOOM GRAPHIC
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