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Severe Storms Shift into the Lower Mississippi Valley and Lower Ohio Valley Monday

The focus for severe storms will shift to the Lower Mississippi Valley and portions of the Tennessee Valley and Ohio Valley Monday. Damaging winds, hail and an isolated tornado or two will all be possible. Elsewhere, a wintry mix will impact portions of New England while heavy rain and high elevation snow continue in the northwest U.S. Read More >

A potent storm system will impact the region during the middle of the week. Showers and thunderstorms will approach from West Texas late Tuesday, with widespread heavy rainfall expected during the day Wednesday. This will likely be the most significant widespread rain event in many weeks. Severe weather will be possible, but flooding issues will be the greater concern. Rain chances will diminish on Thursday.
A very interesting and active weather week ahead for North and Central Texas. Monday looks dry and mild for most of the region, however the next chance for showers and storms arrive Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday. Widespread heavy rain is expected during the day Wednesday. Rain chances will end on Thursday, and Friday will be a dry and pleasant day.
We will host the LAST SKYWARN class of the year this Monday, March 27th, from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM at the Somervell County Fire Department in Glen Rose, Texas. You do NOT have to be a resident of Somervell County to attend. Classes are FREE with no registration required. If you want to become a SKYWARN spotter and do your part to help the NWS Fort Worth and other local agencies and jurisdictions during severe weather, you'll definitely want to attend.

 
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Experimental Convective Parameters For North Texas

The National Weather Service in Fort Worth is now offering Experimental Convective Parameters on this website!

The analysis is computed using surface observation data and the latest RUC model for all upper level data.  This is different from the SPC mesoanalysis web page, because no model analysis is used for the surface fields.  This means our analysis is heavily weighted to the latest surface observation. Thus, some small "bulls-eye" type areas may occur if a surface observation is outlying or incorrect.  Bad observations are periodically quality controlled by forecasters and removed.  The advantage to this technique is that our convective parameters will have a higher resolution and be capable of rapid adjustments if the atmosphere is rapidly changing.

The parameters are generated hourly, with the generation process starting around 15 minutes past the hour. The images should be available by 20 past each hour.

We are currently producing the following images: