A cold front over the Northern Rockies will move eastward to the Upper Mississippi Valley/Central Plains by Monday. Rain will develop along the boundary over the Upper Midwest and move into the Upper Great Lakes by Monday. Some of the thunderstorms could become severe in portions of Texas through Monday.
Twitter feeds and tweets do not always reflect the most current information. For current official info, visit: http://www.weather.gov/. Twitter feeds are an experimental service provided by NWS to explore the use of Twitter to extend the reach of NWS information.
The National Weather Service (NWS) provides weather, hydrologic, and climate forecasts and warnings for the United States, its territories, adjacent waters and ocean areas, for the protection of life and property and the enhancement of the national economy. NWS data and products form a national information database and infrastructure which can be used by other governmental agencies, the private sector, the public, and the global community.
NWS will be using Twitter as a supplemental channel to experimentally disseminate environmental information and promote weather awareness activities including outreach and educational efforts. For more detailed information on this experimental service, see http://products.weather.gov/PDD/twitter_sdd.pdf.
NWS will be accepting comments on this experimental service through December 31, 2012. Comments may be provided at http://www.weather.gov/survey/nws-survey.php?code=Twitter.
As an experimental service:
Responses to tweets are made on a time-available basis and may be extremely limited during periods of severe weather.
The National Weather Service (NWS) is using Twitter as a supplemental channel for improving weather awareness. Postings to this page highlight activities of interest and importance to both the weather community and the public, and include NWS meetings, constituent and partner engagement activities, and public education efforts.
Questions or comments about local forecasts or local advisories/watches/warnings need to be submitted to the issuing local Weather Forecast Offices. The local Weather Forecast Offices are listed at: http://www.weather.gov/organization.
There is no endorsement, implied or otherwise, by the NWS of any fan posts, links, or photos. Writers/fans are fully responsible for the content they submit.
Your comments are important to us and others who follow these feeds. It's important to remember that our weather community includes people of all ages and backgrounds. What seems funny to one person might be truly offensive to another. From our experience, the people who join in the dialog on these pages mostly self-moderate each other. The NWS posting policy is intended to set clear guidelines on what is appropriate for these pages. Above all, posted comments must be appropriate for all ages and be courteous and respectful of others and related to matters, activities, programs, policies or operations relevant to the NWS. NWS has established the following posting policies and reserves the right to delete postings that are inconsistent with them. Therefore, it is our policy to remove any tweet that:
For more about NWS use of Twitter and other social networking services, see the page at: http://www.weather.gov/socialmedia