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Severe Weather and Heavy Rain Threat over the Central U.S.; Dangerous Heat In the South

Widespread strong to severe storms and heavy rain remain possible tonight across parts of the central and southern Plains into southern Missouri. The threat will move over parts of the middle Mississippi Valley and Ohio Valley from Sunday into Monday morning. A dangerous early-season heat wave continues over south Texas and southern Florida. Read More >

Station     PAFC     Elevation  144 FT
Sat May 25 13:20:03 UTC 2024

Morning Vent Factor:

Temperature           46 Deg F
Mixing Depth MSL      174 m
Mixing Depth AGL      130.8 m
Transport Wind        1.54 m/s
Vent Factor           200

Forecast for Afternoon Vent Factor:

Temperature           57 Deg F
Mixing Depth MSL      2194.2 m
Mixing Depth AGL      2151 m
Transport Wind        3.09 m/s
Vent Factor           6639

 Vent Factor is considered a measure of the volume rate of horizontal transport of air within the mixing layer, per unit distance, normal to the wind. Units are measured in square meters per second or knot-feet.