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@NWS 3 hours
here s the latest outlook from portions of texas arkansas and louisiana are in an enhanced risk for severe wea
Here's the latest outlook from @NWSSPC ...portions of Texas, Arkansas, and Louisiana are in an Enhanced Risk for severe weather today. Large hail and damaging winds are the main threats.
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@NWS 3 hours
so when severe weather threatens your location immediately take shelter in a safe location btwtaking shelter u
So, when severe weather threatens your location, immediately take shelter in a safe location. BTW...taking shelter under one of these is NOT a good idea. It leads to traffic backups and causes accidents.
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@NWS 3 hours
hailstones bump into raindrops and other hailstones inside the thunderstorm and this bumping slows down their
Hailstones bump into raindrops and other hailstones inside the thunderstorm, and this bumping slows down their fall. Drag and friction also slow their fall. If the winds are strong enough, they can even blow hail so that it falls at an angle.
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@NWS 3 hours
how fast does hail fall we only have estimates about the speed hail falls one estimate is that a small hailsto
How fast does hail fall? We only have estimates about the speed hail falls. One estimate is that a small hailstone roughly 1/2" in diameter falls at about 20 mph...while baseball to softball sized stones can reach speeds near a major league fastball-100 mph ⚾️⛈️ #txwx #arwx #lawx
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@NWS 4 hours
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getting all the best weather and water safety tips at and have fun relax enjoy the warm weather grill out yada
#KickOffTheSummerBy getting all the best weather and water safety tips at

...and have fun, relax, enjoy the warm weather, grill out, yada yada...
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@NWS 17 hours
as summer heats up it s a good time to head to the coasts and relax on the beach but don t let your guard down
As summer heats up, it's a good time to head to the coasts and relax on the beach. But, don't let your guard down! Stay weather-ready both in and out of the water to make your time at the beach totally tubular!
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@NWS 20 hours
summertime youth sports are in full swing for much of the country and that means many evenings spent outdoors
Summertime youth sports are in full-swing for much of the country and that means many evenings spent outdoors. When the forecast calls for storms, the winning strategy is to be weather-ready. Lightning means Game Over! When thunder roars, go indoors!
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@NWS 21 hours
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make a habit of checking your back seat when strapping a child into a car seat leave a reminder like a cell p
✔️ Make a habit of checking your back seat.

✔️ When strapping a child into a car seat, leave a reminder like a cell phone or even your left shoe in back with them.

✔️ After parking your car, lock it. Children who get inside an unlocked vehicle can become trapped.
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@NWS 21 hours
the start of summer can be a start of a change in daily routines changes in routine can result in forgetfulnes
The start of summer can be a start of a change in daily routines.
Changes in routine can result in forgetfulness for anyone.
It can take only a few minutes for a car to heat to deadly temperatures, especially in the summer heat.
Where's baby? Look before you lock.
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@NWS 1 day
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is back since 1980 what is the longest stretch of consecutive days with at least 8 tornado reports per day in
#TwisterTestTuesday is BACK!
Since 1980, what is the longest stretch of consecutive days with at least 8 tornado reports per day in the U.S.?

Answer at 3pm Eastern Time.

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@NWS 1 year
this event is unprecedented amp all impacts are unknown amp beyond anything experienced follow orders from off
This event is unprecedented & all impacts are unknown & beyond anything experienced. Follow orders from officials to ensure safety. #Harvey
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@NWS 1 year
in perspective so much rain has fallen we ve had to update the color charts on our graphics in order to effect
#Harvey in perspective. So much rain has fallen, we've had to update the color charts on our graphics in order to effectively map it.
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@NWS 9 months
important note as continues to close in on the carolina coastline storm surge is not just an ocean problem ton
Important note as #Florence continues to close in on the Carolina coastline, storm surge is not just an "ocean" problem tonight. Significant surge is expected to occur in the NC inlets and rivers, some areas in excess of 9 feet!
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@NWS 1 year
keep your eyes out for fake forecasts this is what an official noaa advisory looks like note forecast only goe
Keep your eyes out for fake forecasts. THIS is what an official NOAA advisory looks like. Note: forecast only goes out 5 days. #Irma
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@NWS 1 year
for our friends in tx if experiencing life threatening flooding move to a higher floor with windows or to the
For our friends in TX, if experiencing life-threatening flooding, move to a higher floor with windows or to the roof. #Harvey
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@NWS 9 months
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is very large and incredibly dangerous follow local evacuation orders prepare for life threatening catastrophi
#HurricaneFlorence is very large and incredibly dangerous.

✅Follow local evacuation orders!
✅Prepare for life-threatening, catastrophic flooding over portions of the Carolinas and Mid-Atlantic states late this week into early next week.
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@NWS 1 year
it s been a long 5 days with w more long days to come hang tough stay prepared stay informed
It's been a long 5 days with #Irma #Jose #Katia w/ more long days to come. Hang tough. Stay prepared. Stay informed.
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@NWS 1 year
if you then don t you won t prepare be ready at my at my
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@NWS 1 year
there are now 3 hurricanes in the atlantic get the latest forecast tracks from prepare plan stay informed
There are now 3 hurricanes in the Atlantic. Get the latest forecast tracks from Prepare. Plan. Stay informed. 💻📱📺📻
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@NWS 10 months
is your area impacted by wildfire smoke surgical and dusk masks will not protect you choose a mask called a pa
Is your area impacted by wildfire smoke? Surgical and dusk masks will NOT protect you.
Choose a mask called a “particulate respirator” that has the word “NIOSH” and either “N95” or “P100” printed on it. More info here from :
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