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Graphical Hazardous Weather Outlook

The graphical hazardous weather page is a depiction of the degree to which a particular hazard is expected to affect the local forecast area in the upcoming day. Each category is broken down into low, moderate and high levels, which reflect the expected impact on daily activities. A more detailed explanation of each hazard level is contained within each individual hazard page, which is accessible by clicking on the desired graphic below. The hazards use the following color table:

Winter Weather Hazards
Local Snow Hazard Graphic
Sleet Hazards Graphic
Local Freezing Rain Hazard Graphic
Freezing Rain
Local Wind Chill Hazards Graphic
Wind Chill
Local Frost & Freeze Hazards Graphic
Thunderstorm Hazards
Local Lightning Hazards Graphic
Local Wind Gusts Hazards Graphic
Wind Gusts
Local Hail Hazards Graphic
Local Tornadoes Hazards Graphic
Heavy Precipitation Hazards
Local Flash Flooding Hazards Graphic
Short Term Flooding
Local River Flooding Graphic
River Flooding
Coastal / Marine Hazards
Local Coastal Flooding Hazards Graphic
Coastal Flooding
Local High Surf Hazards Graphic
High Surf
Local Boating Hazards Graphic
Boating (Wind / Seas)
Other Hazards
Local Non-Thunderstorm Wind  Hazards Graphic
Non-Thunderstorm Winds

Outlooks for the day

The Local Weather Threats graphics are generally VALID FOR A 24 HOUR PERIOD from the time of issuance. The graphics will be issued daily between 4 a.m. and 6 a.m., and remain valid until 8 a.m. the next day. Afternoon updates will be posted as time permits. As the weather threat increases throughout the day, or becomes imminent, Watches and Warnings will be issued as appropriate. The highest possible threat for the day will be highlighted for each county. On some maps multiple threats may be represented.

The Graphical Weather Threats Assesment is an outlook for planning purposes only !!!
This Local Weather Threats web page is an effort to improve the utility of our outlooks and statements. This product is provided for emergency managers, lLocal media, businesses, schools, law enforcement, and the public.  Use the Graphical Hazardous Weasther Outlook to factor the threat of hazardous weather into your daily plans.

DISCLAIMER: This is a service designed to supplement pre-existing, official means of communication. Timeliness and reliability of products obtained from  the Internet are not guaranteed.

Send email with your comments and suggestions to John Cole This project is being developed in an effort to achieve goals set forthin the National Weather Service's Strategic Plan. Updated 4/15/2006
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