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Severe Weather Threat Will Continue Through the Weekend

The risk for severe thunderstorms continues through the weekend. The main threat will shift from parts of eastern Texas into the Ozark Plateau and spread into the lower Mississippi Valley by Saturday afternoon and evening. Severe storms are possible in the Tennessee Valley and southern Plains Sunday. Storms may contain damaging winds, hail and an isolated tornado. Read More >

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We are one of one hundred and twenty-two forecast offices located throughout the nation, including the U.S. Territory of Guam and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.

The National Weather Service (NWS) is a government agency which is part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), which falls under the United States Department of Commerce (DoC).

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