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Thursday, March 2, 2023

SPC Center Public Severe Weather Outlook (PWO)

LIVE MAP (ABOVE) ... Public Severe Weather Outlook PUBLIC SEVERE WEATHER OUTLOOK NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK 1249 AM CST THU MAR 02 2023 ...Severe thunderstorms expected over parts of the southern Plains to ArkLaMiss region later today and tonight... * LOCATIONS... North-central to northeast Texas Southern Arkansas Northwestern Louisiana Southeastern Oklahoma * HAZARDS... Widespread damaging winds, some hurricane force Several tornadoes, a few intense Scattered large hail, some baseball size * SUMMARY... A regional severe-thunderstorm outbreak appears likely across parts of the southern Plains into the ArkLaTex and ArkLaMiss regions today into tonight. Widespread damaging winds, large hail, and tornadoes are all expected. A few long-lived, intense tornadoes are possible. Preparedness actions... Review your severe weather safety procedures for the possibility of dangerous weather today. Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio,, or other media for watches and warnings. A watch means that conditions are favorable for severe thunderstorms over the next several hours. If a severe thunderstorm warning is issued for your area, move to a place of safety, ideally in an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. && Read more CHECK UPDATE ZOOM GRAPHIC
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