Extreme Weather Preparedness

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Severe Weather to Ramp Down This Weekend, Temporarily
By Dr. Jeff Masters
Director of Meteorology, Weather Underground

A brief break in our multi-day spate of U.S. severe weather appears to be forthcoming, but not until one more day of widespread severe storms. Pockets of severe weather may continue through the weekend, but the fast pace of upper-level lows and troughs will make it difficult for adequate instability to get into the right place for a major outbreak. [...]

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