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Ice Storm Across the South; Arctic Air for the Northeast

Significant ice and sleet accumulations will continue to have impacts across portions of the South and Southeast through Thursday. For locations across the Deep South and Southeast, the threat of heavy rainfall increases as the storm tracks across the region. Meanwhile, the arctic boundary will track south and east with bitterly cold temperatures from the Plains to the Northeast by this weekend. Read More >

  Weather Impact Levels  

Lightning Tornado Prevailing Wind TS wind and/or Hail Inland
Flood
Coastal
Flood
Surf & Rip Current Waves Visibility Heat/Cold
Lightning Tornado Wind TS Wind and or Hail Inland Flooding Coastal Flooding Surf & Rip Current Seas/Waves Visibility Heat/Cold
Lightning Tornado Wind Hail Inland Flooding Coastal Flooding Surf & Rip Current Seas/Waves Visibility Heat/Cold
 
 Lightning Hazard
 
 Lightning Information
 
 Legend (Click for Impacts)
None No lightning
Slight Frequency <45 strikes per 15 min (<3 strikes per min)
Moderate Frequency 45-80 strikes per 15 min (3-6 strikes per min)
High Frequency 81-120 strikes per 15 min (6-8 strikes per min)
Extreme Frequency >120 strikes per 15 min (>8 strikes per min)
 
 
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