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Western Storm Spreads East

A western storm will slowly spread accumulating snow into the Intermountain West and Rockies, while heavy snow persists across the southern Sierra-Nevada mountains. Locally heavy rain will be possible from parts of southeastern Arizona into western new Mexico. A strong Bering Sea storm will bring an accumulating wintry mix, coastal flooding and ice shoves to western Alaska. Read More >

Watches and Warnings
Pictured: Meteorologist Trent Davis
During significant weather events, the meteorologist working the radar shift monitors current weather conditions, and to issue short-fused warnings and statements (usually one hour or less) as necessary. Other meteorologists are able to provide assistance issuing warnings if necessary as radar data can be viewed on any AWIPS workstation.

Here are some of the short-fused warnings and statements issued from this workstation:
  • Flash Flood Warning
  • Severe Thunderstorm Warning
  • Tornado Warning
  • Special Marine Warning
  • Severe Weather Statement
  • Short Term Forecast (NOWCAST)
  • Special Weather Statement

To view all current watches and/or warning in effect for our area, visit our homepage.

For more information on Severe Weather, please see the NWS Severe Weather Awareness page.

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