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Strong Winds Over Portions of the Rockies & Plains; Chilly for Much of the Eastern U.S.

Low pressure pushing eastward will generate strong winds over parts of the Rockies and Plains through Saturday with some light precipitation. Meanwhile, a much cooler air mass will overtake the eastern half of the country with frost and freeze concerns. Elevated fire weather conditions are expected for the Great Basin and parts of California, along with poor air quality in some locales. Read More >

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Welcome to the Storm Spotter Resource Center. This page is designed to be a companion to the official storm spotter training conducted by the Norman National Weather Service office. If you are a new spotter or interested in getting involved, check out this link to get started.
 
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The table below provides links to web pages that give essential information to spotters. Follow the links to reach more detailed pages.
   
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During times of severe weather, the web pages available via the NWS Enhanced Data Display can be especially handy to storm spotters. These pages include "auto-refreshing" maps of warnings, storm reports, etc.