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Monday, March 6, 2023

SPC Mar 6, 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 1155 PM CST Sun Mar 05 2023 Valid 061200Z - 071200Z ...NO SEVERE THUNDERSTORM AREAS FORECAST... ...SUMMARY... Isolated thunderstorms will be possible today in parts of the southern Great Lakes and along parts of the West Coast, but no severe threat is expected. ...DISCUSSION... A low-amplitude anticyclonic flow pattern will be in place today across the central and southern U.S. Several shortwave troughs will move across the northern states. Ahead of one of the troughs, isolated thunderstorm development will be possible in the southern Great Lakes. Along the West Coast, a few lightning strikes may occur as a shortwave trough moves inland. No severe threat is expected across the continental United States today and tonight. ..Broyles/Bentley.. 03/06/2023 Read more CHECK UPDATE ZOOM GRAPHIC
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