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Dangerous Winter Storm over the Northern Plains, Severe Weather in the southeast U.S.

A significant winter storm will bring heavy snow and blizzard conditions over portions of the northern Plains, primarily North Dakota through Tuesday. Snowfall amounts could reach one foot leading to dangerous travel conditions. Strong winds and very cold temperatures will also yield sub zero wind chill readings. Over the southeast U.S, strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible on Tuesday. Read More >

Radar-Derived Precipitation Estimates

 

Radar-derived Precipitation Estimates are a combination of Radar data and rain gauge observations. These estimates may be referred to as MPE values because they are derived by using the Multi-Sensor Precipitation Estimator (MPE) Program. This data may also be referred to as Stage III data, because the MPE process is the third stage of quality control on the radar-derived precipitation amounts. Hourly Radar rainfall estimates are compared to hourly gauge values to produce hourly MPE values.



Precipitation Analysis Page -- Daily values from AHPS


RFC Precipitation Page (includes hourly values) -- From NWS Southern Region