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Storms in the Plains; Fire Weather Threats in the Southwest and Southeast

A slow moving weather system will bring potential for scattered strong to severe storms with damaging wind and hail with areas of locally heavy rain in the South and Central Plains. Strong storms may also develop in the Central Great Basin and North Plains. Dry, gusty winds will produce critical fire weather in the Southwest, and elevated threats in U.P. of Michigan and the Southeast. Read More >

The NWS is exploring potential changes and improvements to the way it displays and communicates frost and freeze events. NWS is soliciting comments on public and partner use of and needs for frost and freeze information through December 17, 2020. Currently, the NWS issues five products to alert the public and partners on these hazards: Frost Advisory, Freeze Watch, Freeze Warning, Hard Freeze Watch and Hard Freeze Warning.

No changes are being proposed at this time, but NWS will use information gathered during this public comment period to inform future plans. Please use the survey link below to provide your feedback by December 17, 2020:

Frost Freeze Survey