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Flooding Concerns in Puerto Rico; Thunderstorms Across the Southeast U.S.

Showers and thunderstorms capable of producing widespread heavy rainfall will be possible across much of Puerto Rico today. Heavy rainfall will likely lead to flash, urban and small stream flooding. Some areas may face life-threatening flooding. In the Southeast U.S., strong to marginally severe thunderstorms will be possible this afternoon. Read More >

Automatically generated image showing areas of 0-6km vertical shear.

 

Thumbnail of an automatically generated image showing areas of 0-6km vertical shear. Thumbnail of an automatically generated image showing areas of 0-6km vertical shear. Thumbnail of an automatically generated image showing areas of 0-6km vertical shear.
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Shear (0-6Km) 

The 0-6 km shear vector.  Values generally greater than 40 knots are supportive of supercells, although in high instability environments this can be as low as 30 knots. 

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