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Thursday, January 26, 2023

SPC Jan 26, 2023 0600 UTC Day 1 Convective Outlook

LIVE MAP (ABOVE) ... SPC 1200Z Day 1 Outlook Day 1 Convective Outlook NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 1142 PM CST Wed Jan 25 2023 Valid 261200Z - 271200Z ...NO THUNDERSTORM AREAS FORECAST... ...SUMMARY... No thunderstorms are forecast to develop across the continental United States today or tonight. ...DISCUSSION... A large-scale upper-level troughing pattern will be in place today from the Great Plains to the East Coast. At the surface, a cold front will move eastward across the western Atlantic, as a surface low moves through northern New England. Over most of the United States, a dry and relatively cold airmass will be in place. This will be unfavorable for thunderstorm development today and tonight. ..Broyles/Flournoy.. 01/26/2023 Read more CHECK UPDATE ZOOM GRAPHIC
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