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Sunday, December 25, 2022

SPC Dec 25, 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 1105 PM CST Sat Dec 24 2022 Valid 251200Z - 261200Z ...NO THUNDERSTORM AREAS FORECAST... ...SUMMARY... No thunderstorms are expected across the continental United States today or tonight. ...DISCUSSION... An upper-level ridge will move eastward across the western U.S. today as a shortwave trough moves southeastward into the northern Plains. The pattern will help drive an area of high pressure into the western Gulf coast region. Northerly flow, associated with the high, will suppress moisture return and keep a cold, dry airmass in place over much of the continental U.S. As a result, no thunderstorms are expected to develop today or tonight. ..Broyles/Wendt.. 12/25/2022 Read more CHECK UPDATE ZOOM GRAPHIC
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