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Have mercy on the TV weather departments

The poor weather staff just wants to do the best job they can while making the fewest number of people mad while providing timely information to those that need it. It is the Holy Grail. It can never be reached.

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How to Prepare for a Severe Weather Outbreak

These are the things I’m doing to pre­pare for the storms. They are dif­fer­ent than yours may be, as I will be out in the storms and may be called to help in any response to a storm-impacted com­mu­nity I’m close to. I’ve high­lighted the things I think are impor­tant for any­one to do before a major storm.

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Comparing SPC Risk Categories and the Categories We Use

SPC has posted an infographic concerning the meaning of their five-tier system for communicating storm risk in their outlooks. Our terminology matches SPC and our usage is generally identical. However, the areas we serve are different, which can lead to occasional discrepancies.

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