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Friday, January 27, 2023

SPC Jan 27, 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 1154 PM CST Thu Jan 26 2023 Valid 271200Z - 281200Z ...NO THUNDERSTORM AREAS FORECAST... ...SUMMARY... Thunderstorms are not forecast today or tonight across the continental United States. ...DISCUSSION... A series of shortwave troughs will move eastward across the Mississippi Valley and Appalachians today, while northwest flow remains in place across much of the western half of the nation. At the surface, a cold front will advance southeastward across the central U.S., as a large surface high remains dominant in the Gulf Coast region. The dry and relatively cold airmass associated with the area of high pressure will be unfavorable for thunderstorm development today and tonight across the continental United States. ..Broyles/Flournoy.. 01/27/2023 Read more CHECK UPDATE ZOOM GRAPHIC
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