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Stormy Weather in the Northwest; Fire Weather Threat Redeveloping in Southern California this Weekend

An active fall storm pattern in the Pacific Northwest is bringing heavy rain and high elevation snow to the region which will persist through this weekend. Strong winds associated with this system will bring a renewed period of critical fire weather to southern California later this weekend into next week. Read More >

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Figure 3: Diurnal distribution of tornadoes in the immediate Oklahoma City, Oklahoma area by CST hour, 1890-Present.

Figure 3. Diurnal distribution of tornadoes in the immediate Oklahoma City, Oklahoma area by CST hour, 1890-Present. Data based on initial tornado touchdown times, with hour HH defined as the period HH-30 to HH+29. Data from 12 am CST (1 am CDT) to 6 am CST (7 am CDT) are repeated in order to show the trend across the 12 am CST (midnight) (1 am CDT) period.