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Remarks by Vice President Mike Pence Commemorating the 34th Anniversary of the 1983 Bombing of the Marine Barracks in Beirut, Lebanon

4:46 pm Eastern | U.S. News

Marine Barracks Washington, D.C 11:22 A.M. EDT THE VICE PRESIDENT: Rabbi Resnicoff, Secretary Shulkin, Acting Secretary Duke, General McMaster, General Walters, Colonel Zagurski, Lieutenant Colonel Gerlach, Ambassador Araud, Chargé Jazzar, and to all the members of the United States Marine Corps, all of our armed forces, our honored veterans, and the family members of our beloved fallen: It is deeply humbling for me to join you today to commemorate the 34th anniversary of the Beirut Marine barracks bombing. is no more fitting place in our nation’s capital to mark this solemn day than here, at the oldest post of the United States Marine Corps, the Marine Barracks of Washington, D.C. And, Colonel, we are grateful for your leadership and for the hospitality of all these Marines. This facility is an enduring testament to the fortitude and valor of America’s Marines. It has stood here for morread more »

Remarks by President Trump at Presentation of Medal of Honor to Captain Gary Michael Rose, United States Army

4:41 pm Eastern | U.S. News

East Room 3:27 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you very much, Chaplain Hurley.  Vice President Pence, Secretary Shulkin, members of Congress, members of the Armed Forces, and distinguished guests, please join me in welcoming Captain Gary Michael Rose to the White House.  (Applause.)  For many years, the story of Mike’s heroism has gone untold.  But today we gather to tell the world of his valor and proudly present him with our nation’s highest military honor.  Joining Mike today is his wife, Margaret, their three children, Sarah, Claire, and Michael, and their two grandchildren, Kaitlyn and Christian.  Kaitlyn and Christian, I want you to know that the medal that we will present today will forever enshrine your grandfather -- and he is a good man.  We just spoke to him for a long time, and you are great, great young people.  But this will enshrine him into the history of read more »

Two Nominations and One Withdrawal Sent to the Senate Today

4:39 pm Eastern | Weather

NOMINATIONS SENT TO THE SENATE:        Kenneth J. Braithwaite, of Pennsylvania, to be Ambassador    Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to    the Kingdom of Norway.        Christopher Caldwell, of Arkansas, to be Federal Cochairperson,    Delta Regional Authority, vice Christopher A. Masingill. WITHDRAWAL SENT TO THE SENATE:        Tom Marino, of Pennsylvania, to be Director of National Drug    Control Policy, vice Michael A. Botticelli, resigned, which was sent    to the Senate on September 5, 2017.   read more »

Text of a Letter from the President to the Congress of the United States

3:39 pm Eastern | World

TO THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES:      Section 202(d) of the National Emergencies Act (50 U.S.C. 1622(d)) provides for the automatic termination of a national emergency unless, within 90 days of the anniversary date of its declaration, the President publishes in the Federal Register and transmits to the Congress a notice stating that the emergency is to continue in effect beyond the anniversary date.  In accordance with this provision, I have sent to the Federal Register for publication the enclosed notice stating that the national emergency with respect to the situation in, or in relation to, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, declared in Executive Order 13413 of October 27, 2006, is to continue in effect beyond October 27, 2017.      The situation in, or in relation to, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, which has been marked by widespread violence and atrocities that continue to threaten regional read more »

Notice Regarding the Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to the Democratic Republic of the Congo

3:37 pm Eastern | US Politics and Govt

NOTICE - - - - - - - CONTINUATION OF THE NATIONAL EMERGENCY WITH RESPECT TO THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO On October 27, 2006, by Executive Order 13413, the President declared a national emergency with respect to the situation in, or in relation to, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and, pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701-1706), ordered related measures blocking the property of certain persons contributing to the conflict in that country.  The President took this action to deal with the unusual and extraordinary threat to the foreign policy of the United States constituted by the situation in, or in relation to, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, which has been marked by widespread violence and atrocities and continues to threaten regional stability.  The President took additional steps to address this national emergenread more »

Remarks by President Trump and Prime Minister Lee of Singapore in Joint Statements

3:22 pm Eastern | Weather

Rose Garden 1:51 P.M. EDT PRESIDENT TRUMP:  Thank you very much.  Please sit.  I'm honored to welcome Prime Minister Lee of Singapore to the White House today.  Thank you, Mr. Prime Minister. PRIME MINISTER LEE:  Thank you, Mr. President. PRESIDENT TRUMP:  I want to thank you for visiting us, and your entire group of very, very talented people that we're dealing with.  Our friendship has never been stronger than it is right now.   Singapore is one of our closest strategic partners in Asia.  The United States is proud of the deep and enduring partnership we have built since Singapore gained its independence more than half-a-century ago.  Singapore’s rapid development from a poor island nation to an economic powerhouse, under the leadership of the Prime Minister’s great father -- he was a great man; he really was a great man -- has bread more »

Prozac in ocean water a possible threat to sea life

3:18 pm Eastern | U.S. News

Oregon shore crabs exhibit risky behavior when they're exposed to the antidepressant Prozac, making it easier for predators to catch them, according to a new study from Portland State University (PSU).read more »

Florida Man Pleads Guilty to Hate Crime for Making Telephonic Threat to Shoot Congregants at The Islamic Center of Greater Miami

2:48 pm Eastern | U.S. News

Miami News has been updated: https://www.fbi.gov/contact-us/field-offices/miami/news/press-releases/florida-man-pleads-guilty-to-hate-crime-for-making-telephonic-threat-to-shoot-congregants-at-the-islamic-center-of-greater-miami

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FBI is Seeking Information About a Bank Robbery in Miami

2:16 pm Eastern | U.S. News

Miami News has been updated: https://www.fbi.gov/contact-us/field-offices/miami/news/press-releases/fbi-is-seeking-information-about-a-bank-robbery-in-miami-1

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Five San Diego Bank Robberies in Two Weeks

2:16 pm Eastern | U.S. News

San Diego News has been updated: https://www.fbi.gov/contact-us/field-offices/sandiego/news/press-releases/five-san-diego-bank-robberies-in-two-weeks

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Dual Israeli/Russian Citizen Extradited to United States To Face Money Laudering Charges

2:15 pm Eastern | U.S. News

Washington News has been updated: https://www.fbi.gov/contact-us/field-offices/washingtondc/news/press-releases/dual-israelirussian-citizen-extradited-to-united-states-to-face-money-laudering-charges

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Iowa Sex Offender Indicted for Attempting to Produce Child Pornography

2:15 pm Eastern | U.S. News

Kansas City News has been updated: https://www.fbi.gov/contact-us/field-offices/kansascity/news/press-releases/iowa-sex-offender-indicted-for-attempting-to-produce-child-pornography

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Defining Moments in MMWR History: CDC’s Response to Intentional Release of Anthrax -- 2001

11:44 am Eastern | U.S. News

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* Defining Moments in "MMWR" History: CDCs Response to Intentional Release of Anthrax -- 2001*

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3 million Americans carry loaded handguns daily: study

9:23 am Eastern | U.S. News

An estimated 3 million adult American handgun owners carry a firearm loaded and on their person on a daily basis, and 9 million do so on a monthly basis, new research indicates.read more »

SPC - No watches are valid as of Mon Oct 23 13:24:01 UTC 2017

9:23 am Eastern | U.S. News

No watches are valid as of Mon Oct 23 13:24:01 UTC 2017.read more »

SPC - No MDs are in effect as of Mon Oct 23 13:24:01 UTC 2017

9:23 am Eastern | U.S. News

No Mesoscale Discussions are in effect as of Mon Oct 23 13:24:01 UTC 2017.read more »

SPC Oct 23, 2017 1300 UTC Day 1 Convective Outlook

8:55 am Eastern | U.S. News

SPC 1300Z Day 1 Outlook Day 1 Convective Outlook NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 0752 AM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017 Valid 231300Z - 241200Z ...THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS OVER PARTS OF THE CAROLINAS AND VIRGINIA... ...THERE IS A MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ELSEWHERE FROM NORTHERN FLORIDA TO THE MID-ATLANTIC REGION... ...SUMMARY... Severe storms are possible from northern Florida to the Mid-Atlantic this afternoon and evening. The primary threat will be damaging wind gusts, along with potential for a few tornadoes. ...Synopsis... Mean mid/upper troughing over the eastern U.S. will be reinforced with major cyclogenesis late in the period and into day 2. A strong, negatively tilted shortwave trough -- curead more »

SPC Oct 23, 2017 Day 4-8 Severe Weather Outlook

23 Oct 04:23 | U.S. News

Day 4-8 Outlook Day 4-8 Convective Outlook NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 0320 AM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017 Valid 261200Z - 311200Z ...DISCUSSION... In general, initial amplified eastern U.S. upper troughing is expected to continue the process of losing amplitude while accelerating northeast of the Atlantic Seaboard late this week, as another amplifying wave develops southeastward across much of the interior central and eastern United States. This latter feature may be accompanied by significant surface cyclogenesis across parts of the northern Plains/upper Mississippi Valley and Great Lakes region. However, boundary layer moistening and inland advection off the northwestern Gulf of Mexico, in the wake of the prior system, appears read more »

SPC Day 2 Fire Weather Outlook

23 Oct 02:54 | U.S. News

SPC Day 2 Fire Weather Outlook Day 2 Fire Weather Outlook NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 0152 AM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017 Valid 241200Z - 251200Z ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER AREA FOR COASTAL RANGES OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA... ...Synopsis... The overall surface synoptic pattern will change relatively little from D1/Monday, with expansive high pressure remaining anchored across much of the West, a slow-moving and deeply occluded low over the Great Lakes, and a weak surface trough along the California coast. Fire weather concerns will remain high across portions of southern California, the Lower Colorado River Valley, and central Plains. ...Coastal Ranges of southern California... Northeasterly surface flow will continread more »

SPC Day 1 Fire Weather Outlook

23 Oct 02:52 | U.S. News

SPC Day 1 Fire Weather Outlook Day 1 Fire Weather Outlook NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 0150 AM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017 Valid 231200Z - 241200Z ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER AREA FOR COASTAL RANGES OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA... ...Synopsis... A broad anticyclone will continue to overspread areas of the Intermountain West and Great Basin, with 1042mb centered over northern Idaho by the end of the period. East of the high, a low will rapidly deepen to around 988 mb over the Great Lakes region late in the forecast period, setting up a favorable surface pressure gradient for gusty winds in portions of the central and northern Plains. Meanwhile, the high over the Intermountain West and a weak trough along the California coread more »

SPC Oct 23, 2017 0730 UTC Day 3 Severe Thunderstorm Outlook

23 Oct 02:52 | U.S. News

SPC 0730Z Day 3 Outlook Day 3 Convective Outlook NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 0150 AM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017 Valid 251200Z - 261200Z ...THERE IS A MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WEDNESDAY ACROSS EASTERN PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND... ...SUMMARY... Thunderstorms may impact eastern portions of southern New England Wednesday, accompanied by at least some risk for potentially damaging wind gusts. ...Synopsis... Model output indicates increasing uncertainty concerning short wave developments within the larger-scale flow during this period. In general, though, the pattern appears likely to remain amplified, but initial large-scale upper troughing over the East may slowly begin to lose some amplitude and accelerate nortread more »

SPC Oct 23, 2017 0600 UTC Day 2 Convective Outlook

23 Oct 02:03 | U.S. News

SPC 0600Z Day 2 Outlook Day 2 Convective Outlook NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 1153 PM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017 Valid 241200Z - 251200Z ...THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS TUESDAY ACROSS PARTS OF THE NORTHERN MID ATLANTIC COAST NORTHWARD THROUGH THE HUDSON VALLEY... ...THERE IS A MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS SURROUNDING AREAS OF THE NORTHEAST... ...SUMMARY... A few severe thunderstorms are possible Tuesday across parts of the Northeast, particularly near the northern Mid Atlantic coast northward through the Hudson Valley. These storms will be accompanied by the risk for potentially damaging wind gusts and possibly a couple of tornadoes. ...Synopsis... While another short wave trough progresses inlread more »

SPC - No watches are valid as of Mon Oct 23 06:04:01 UTC 2017

23 Oct 02:03 | U.S. News

No watches are valid as of Mon Oct 23 06:04:01 UTC 2017.read more »

SPC - No MDs are in effect as of Mon Oct 23 06:04:01 UTC 2017

23 Oct 02:03 | U.S. News

No Mesoscale Discussions are in effect as of Mon Oct 23 06:04:01 UTC 2017.read more »

SPC Oct 23, 2017 0600 UTC Day 1 Convective Outlook

23 Oct 02:02 | U.S. News

SPC 1200Z Day 1 Outlook Day 1 Convective Outlook NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 1258 AM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017 Valid 231200Z - 241200Z ...THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE CAROLINAS AND INTO CENTRAL VIRGINIA... ...THERE IS A MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS FROM THE DELMARVA AREA SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST GEORGIA AND WEST TO THE APPALACHIANS... ...SUMMARY... Strong/locally severe storms are expected from eastern Georgia to the Mid-Atlantic Monday afternoon into the overnight hours. The primary threat will be damaging wind gusts, along with potential for a few tornadoes. ...Synopsis... A large upper cyclone with broad/surrounding cyclonic flow is progged to become established across the centralread more »

SPC - No watches are valid as of Mon Oct 23 01:02:02 UTC 2017

22 Oct 21:01 | U.S. News

No watches are valid as of Mon Oct 23 01:02:02 UTC 2017.read more »

SPC - No MDs are in effect as of Mon Oct 23 01:02:02 UTC 2017

22 Oct 21:01 | U.S. News

No Mesoscale Discussions are in effect as of Mon Oct 23 01:02:02 UTC 2017.read more »

SPC Oct 23, 2017 0100 UTC Day 1 Convective Outlook

22 Oct 20:57 | U.S. News

SPC 0100Z Day 1 Outlook Day 1 Convective Outlook NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 0753 PM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017 Valid 230100Z - 231200Z ...THERE IS A MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE CENTRAL AND EASTERN GULF COAST REGION... ...SUMMARY... Isolated damaging gusts and a brief tornado or two remain possible tonight across parts of southern Alabama and the Florida Panhandle, and possibly into southwest Georgia. ...Discussion... A large area of pre-frontal convection continues across parts of the southeast U.S. this evening. Prior rotating storms near the Alabama/Florida Panhandle coast have weakened, as the loss of diurnal heating and increasingly widespread convection have reduced the already modest avairead more »

SPC Oct 22, 2017 2000 UTC Day 1 Convective Outlook

22 Oct 16:01 | U.S. News

SPC 2000Z Day 1 Outlook Day 1 Convective Outlook NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 0257 PM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017 Valid 222000Z - 231200Z ...THERE IS A MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS SOUTHERN/CENTRAL ALABAMA AND THE WESTERN FLORIDA PANHANDLE... ...THERE IS A MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS NORTHEAST MONTANA AND NORTHWEST NORTH DAKOTA... ...SUMMARY... Isolated damaging gusts and a brief tornado or two will remain possible into tonight across southern Alabama and the western Florida Panhandle. Isolated strong/damaging gusts may also be possible through this evening across the northern High Plains. ...Discussion... Only noteworthy change is the removal of Louisiana and Mississippi from severe probabilitiesread more »

SPC Day 2 Fire Weather Outlook

22 Oct 15:57 | U.S. News

SPC Day 2 Fire Weather Outlook Day 2 Fire Weather Outlook NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 0256 PM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017 Valid 231200Z - 241200Z ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER AREA FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA... ...Portions of southeastern Montana to northwest Kansas and vicinity... The Day 2/Monday Elevated fire weather area has been expanded farther southeast into portions of western Nebraska, far northeast Colorado, and northwest Kansas. The extension was made to account for the latest fuel guidance, which indicates increasingly receptive fuels across these areas (mainly fine fuels). This is especially true across northwest Kansas and far southwest Nebraska, where AHPS data suggests little meaningful precipread more »

SPC Oct 22, 2017 1730 UTC Day 2 Convective Outlook

22 Oct 13:16 | U.S. News

SPC 1730Z Day 2 Outlook Day 2 Convective Outlook NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 1213 PM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017 Valid 231200Z - 241200Z ...THERE IS A MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS FROM EASTERN GEORGIA TO THE MID-ATLANTIC... ...SUMMARY... A few strong to marginally severe storms are expected from eastern Georgia to the Mid-Atlantic Monday afternoon into the overnight hours. The primary threat will be damaging wind gusts. ...Georgia and the Carolinas... A pronounced mid-level shortwave trough, now crossing east Texas, will progress eastward to the Southeast US on Monday, gradually acquiring a more negative tilt as a powerful upper jet evolves southeastward over the central/northern Plains. In response to the southeastern iread more »

SPC Oct 22, 2017 1300 UTC Day 1 Convective Outlook

22 Oct 08:54 | U.S. News

SPC 1300Z Day 1 Outlook Day 1 Convective Outlook NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 0750 AM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017 Valid 221300Z - 231200Z ...THERE IS A MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS FROM SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA TO PARTS OF THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE... ...THERE IS A MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS OVER PARTS OF THE NORTHERN HIGH PLAINS... ...SUMMARY... A few severe storms will be possible this afternoon through tonight near the central Gulf Coast. ...Synopsis... The main upper-air feature for this forecast will be a full-latitude, synoptic-scale trough -- currently arching from southern MB across western MN, eastern KS, central OK, and southwest TX. Approximately the northern half of this trough will break northeastward read more »

SPC - No watches are valid as of Sun Oct 22 12:28:01 UTC 2017

22 Oct 08:27 | U.S. News

No watches are valid as of Sun Oct 22 12:28:01 UTC 2017.read more »

SPC MD 1734

22 Oct 06:42 | U.S. News

MD 1734 CONCERNING SEVERE POTENTIAL...WATCH UNLIKELY FOR SOUTHEAST LA...SOUTHERN MS Mesoscale Discussion 1734 NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 0541 AM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017 Areas affected...Southeast LA...Southern MS Concerning...Severe potential...Watch unlikely Valid 221041Z - 221245Z Probability of Watch Issuance...5 percent SUMMARY...Persistent thunderstorm clusters will pose a threat for locally damaging wind and/or a brief tornado this morning. DISCUSSION...At 1030Z, a very persistent thunderstorm cluster continues to impact portions of southeast LA and adjacent southwest MS. Broad rotation has occasionally been noted with individual cells within this cluster, and some eastward propagation has recently been noted as cells interact and coread more »

SPC Oct 22, 2017 Day 4-8 Severe Weather Outlook

22 Oct 04:43 | U.S. News

Day 4-8 Outlook Day 4-8 Convective Outlook NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 0340 AM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017 Valid 251200Z - 301200Z ...DISCUSSION... The medium range models continue to suggest that initial amplified upper troughing, approaching the Atlantic Seaboard by the middle of the coming work week, will lose amplitude and accelerate toward the north Atlantic, as another amplifying wave develops upstream, across the interior U.S. late this week into next weekend. Guidance suggests that this will be accompanied by at least some potential for significant surface cyclogenesis to the lee of the Rockies. The varied depictions of this evolution within the model output currently seem most conducive to severe weather potential acrosread more »

SPC Day 2 Fire Weather Outlook

22 Oct 03:27 | U.S. News

SPC Day 2 Fire Weather Outlook Day 2 Fire Weather Outlook NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 0226 AM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017 Valid 231200Z - 241200Z ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER AREA FOR COASTAL RANGES OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA... ...Synopsis... Expansive high pressure will persist across the Intermountain West, with a 1041mb high centered over Idaho late in the forecast period. To the east of this anticyclone, a strong surface low near the Great Lakes will set up a favorable surface pressure gradient for gusty winds in portions of the northern and central Plains. Southwest of the high, a persistent "offshore" pressure gradient will foster gusty winds and heightened fire weather concerns in portions of southern Californiread more »

SPC Day 2 Fire Weather Outlook

22 Oct 03:27 | U.S. News

SPC Day 2 Fire Weather Outlook Day 2 Fire Weather Outlook NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 0226 AM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017 Valid 231200Z - 241200Z ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER AREA FOR COASTAL RANGES OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA... ...Synopsis... Expansive high pressure will persist across the Intermountain West, with a 1041mb high centered over Idaho late in the forecast period. To the east of this anticyclone, a strong surface low near the Great Lakes will set up a favorable surface pressure gradient for gusty winds in portions of the northern and central Plains. Southwest of the high, a persistent "offshore" pressure gradient will foster gusty winds and heightened fire weather concerns in portions of southern Californiread more »

SPC Day 2 Fire Weather Outlook

22 Oct 03:27 | U.S. News

SPC Day 2 Fire Weather Outlook Day 2 Fire Weather Outlook NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 0226 AM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017 Valid 231200Z - 241200Z ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER AREA FOR COASTAL RANGES OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA... ...Synopsis... Expansive high pressure will persist across the Intermountain West, with a 1041mb high centered over Idaho late in the forecast period. To the east of this anticyclone, a strong surface low near the Great Lakes will set up a favorable surface pressure gradient for gusty winds in portions of the northern and central Plains. Southwest of the high, a persistent "offshore" pressure gradient will foster gusty winds and heightened fire weather concerns in portions of southern Californiread more »

SPC Day 1 Fire Weather Outlook

22 Oct 03:25 | U.S. News

SPC Day 1 Fire Weather Outlook Day 1 Fire Weather Outlook NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 0224 AM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017 Valid 221200Z - 231200Z ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER AREA FOR COASTAL RANGES OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA... ...Synopsis... The primary synoptic features of interest are 1) an expansive area of high pressure in the Great Basin an Intermountain West and 2) a weak surface trough along the California coast. A synoptically evident fire weather scenario will evolve throughout the forecast period as the surface pressure gradient between these two systems fosters strong, dry offshore flow across parts of southern California. ...Coastal Ranges of Southern California... An extended period of gusty north to norread more »

SPC Day 1 Fire Weather Outlook

22 Oct 03:25 | U.S. News

SPC Day 1 Fire Weather Outlook Day 1 Fire Weather Outlook NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 0224 AM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017 Valid 221200Z - 231200Z ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER AREA FOR COASTAL RANGES OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA... ...Synopsis... The primary synoptic features of interest are 1) an expansive area of high pressure in the Great Basin an Intermountain West and 2) a weak surface trough along the California coast. A synoptically evident fire weather scenario will evolve throughout the forecast period as the surface pressure gradient between these two systems fosters strong, dry offshore flow across parts of southern California. ...Coastal Ranges of Southern California... An extended period of gusty north to norread more »

SPC Day 1 Fire Weather Outlook

22 Oct 03:25 | U.S. News

SPC Day 1 Fire Weather Outlook Day 1 Fire Weather Outlook NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 0224 AM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017 Valid 221200Z - 231200Z ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER AREA FOR COASTAL RANGES OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA... ...Synopsis... The primary synoptic features of interest are 1) an expansive area of high pressure in the Great Basin an Intermountain West and 2) a weak surface trough along the California coast. A synoptically evident fire weather scenario will evolve throughout the forecast period as the surface pressure gradient between these two systems fosters strong, dry offshore flow across parts of southern California. ...Coastal Ranges of Southern California... An extended period of gusty north to norread more »

SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 507 Status Reports

22 Oct 03:23 | U.S. News

WW 0507 Status Updates STATUS REPORT ON WW 507 SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES RIGHT OF A LINE FROM 10 SSW PRX TO 30 N DEQ TO 35 ESE FYV TO 20 NNE HRO TO 40 SW JEF. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION SEE MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 1732 ..DEAN..10/22/17 ATTN...WFO...LZK...TSA...SHV...SGF... STATUS REPORT FOR WS 507 SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS ARC005-009-019-027-029-051-057-059-061-071-073-081-083-089-091- 097-099-101-105-109-113-115-125-127-129-133-137-141-149- 220840- AR . ARKANSAS COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE BAXTER BOONE CLARK COLUMBIA CONWAY GARLAND HEMPSTEAD HOT SPRING HOWARD JOHNSON Lread more »

SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 507 Status Reports

22 Oct 03:23 | U.S. News

WW 0507 Status Updates STATUS REPORT ON WW 507 SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES RIGHT OF A LINE FROM 10 SSW PRX TO 30 N DEQ TO 35 ESE FYV TO 20 NNE HRO TO 40 SW JEF. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION SEE MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 1732 ..DEAN..10/22/17 ATTN...WFO...LZK...TSA...SHV...SGF... STATUS REPORT FOR WS 507 SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS ARC005-009-019-027-029-051-057-059-061-071-073-081-083-089-091- 097-099-101-105-109-113-115-125-127-129-133-137-141-149- 220840- AR . ARKANSAS COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE BAXTER BOONE CLARK COLUMBIA CONWAY GARLAND HEMPSTEAD HOT SPRING HOWARD JOHNSON Lread more »

SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 507 Status Reports

22 Oct 03:23 | U.S. News

WW 0507 Status Updates STATUS REPORT ON WW 507 SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES RIGHT OF A LINE FROM 10 SSW PRX TO 30 N DEQ TO 35 ESE FYV TO 20 NNE HRO TO 40 SW JEF. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION SEE MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 1732 ..DEAN..10/22/17 ATTN...WFO...LZK...TSA...SHV...SGF... STATUS REPORT FOR WS 507 SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS ARC005-009-019-027-029-051-057-059-061-071-073-081-083-089-091- 097-099-101-105-109-113-115-125-127-129-133-137-141-149- 220840- AR . ARKANSAS COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE BAXTER BOONE CLARK COLUMBIA CONWAY GARLAND HEMPSTEAD HOT SPRING HOWARD JOHNSON Lread more »

SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 507

22 Oct 03:23 | U.S. News

WW 507 SEVERE TSTM AR MO OK TX 220455Z - 221200Z URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 507 NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 1155 PM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017 The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of Western Arkansas Southern Missouri Far Southeast Oklahoma Northeast Texas * Effective this Saturday night and Sunday morning from 1155 PM until 700 AM CDT. * Primary threats include... Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible A tornado or two possible SUMMARY...Linear bands of storms will continue to steadily move generally eastward through the early morning hours. Locally damaging winds will be the primary hazard, but a brief tornado cannot bread more »

SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 507

22 Oct 03:23 | U.S. News

WW 507 SEVERE TSTM AR MO OK TX 220455Z - 221200Z URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 507 NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 1155 PM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017 The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of Western Arkansas Southern Missouri Far Southeast Oklahoma Northeast Texas * Effective this Saturday night and Sunday morning from 1155 PM until 700 AM CDT. * Primary threats include... Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible A tornado or two possible SUMMARY...Linear bands of storms will continue to steadily move generally eastward through the early morning hours. Locally damaging winds will be the primary hazard, but a brief tornado cannot bread more »

SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 507

22 Oct 03:23 | U.S. News

WW 507 SEVERE TSTM AR MO OK TX 220455Z - 221200Z URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 507 NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 1155 PM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017 The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of Western Arkansas Southern Missouri Far Southeast Oklahoma Northeast Texas * Effective this Saturday night and Sunday morning from 1155 PM until 700 AM CDT. * Primary threats include... Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible A tornado or two possible SUMMARY...Linear bands of storms will continue to steadily move generally eastward through the early morning hours. Locally damaging winds will be the primary hazard, but a brief tornado cannot bread more »

SPC Oct 22, 2017 0730 UTC Day 3 Severe Thunderstorm Outlook

22 Oct 03:12 | U.S. News

SPC 0730Z Day 3 Outlook Day 3 Convective Outlook NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 0210 AM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017 Valid 241200Z - 251200Z ...THERE IS A MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING ACROSS PARTS OF THE NORTHERN MID ATLANTIC COAST REGION INTO WESTERN PORTIONS OF NEW ENGLAND... ...SUMMARY... Thunderstorms may impact parts of the Northeast on Tuesday, accompanied by at least some risk for potentially damaging wind gusts. ...Synopsis... While another short wave trough progresses inland across the Canadian Rockies, around the crest of broad upper ridging extending across the eastern Pacific through much of western North America, models indicate that large-scale troughing east of Mississippi Valley read more »

SPC Oct 22, 2017 0730 UTC Day 3 Severe Thunderstorm Outlook

22 Oct 03:12 | U.S. News

SPC 0730Z Day 3 Outlook Day 3 Convective Outlook NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 0210 AM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017 Valid 241200Z - 251200Z ...THERE IS A MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING ACROSS PARTS OF THE NORTHERN MID ATLANTIC COAST REGION INTO WESTERN PORTIONS OF NEW ENGLAND... ...SUMMARY... Thunderstorms may impact parts of the Northeast on Tuesday, accompanied by at least some risk for potentially damaging wind gusts. ...Synopsis... While another short wave trough progresses inland across the Canadian Rockies, around the crest of broad upper ridging extending across the eastern Pacific through much of western North America, models indicate that large-scale troughing east of Mississippi Valley read more »

SPC Oct 22, 2017 0730 UTC Day 3 Severe Thunderstorm Outlook

22 Oct 03:12 | U.S. News

SPC 0730Z Day 3 Outlook Day 3 Convective Outlook NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 0210 AM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017 Valid 241200Z - 251200Z ...THERE IS A MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING ACROSS PARTS OF THE NORTHERN MID ATLANTIC COAST REGION INTO WESTERN PORTIONS OF NEW ENGLAND... ...SUMMARY... Thunderstorms may impact parts of the Northeast on Tuesday, accompanied by at least some risk for potentially damaging wind gusts. ...Synopsis... While another short wave trough progresses inland across the Canadian Rockies, around the crest of broad upper ridging extending across the eastern Pacific through much of western North America, models indicate that large-scale troughing east of Mississippi Valley read more »

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