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Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain for the South-Central U.S.

Severe thunderstorms capable of very large hail, damaging wind, and a couple of tornadoes will be possible Monday afternoon into the night from portions of the central and southern High Plains into southwest Texas. A heavy rain event with flooding is expected in the southern Plains into western Arkansas through the end of the week. Read More >

Station     PAFC     Elevation  144 FT
Sun May 16 13:20:02 UTC 2021

Morning Vent Factor:

Temperature           41 Deg F
Mixing Depth MSL      80.4 m
Mixing Depth AGL      37.2 m
Transport Wind        1.54 m/s
Vent Factor           57

Forecast for Afternoon Vent Factor:

Temperature           52 Deg F
Mixing Depth MSL      1481.4 m
Mixing Depth AGL      1438.2 m
Transport Wind        4.63 m/s
Vent Factor           6657

 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.