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Sunday, February 11, 2024

This may be a reality during the game tonight for some. People have a shit fit when they interrupted a repeat of a golf game (the one scheduled was cancelled due to weather) last week with tornado warnings and live reports from the local TV station reporters and weather folks. Interrupting regularly scheduled broadcasts regardless of what's being shown, for tornado warnings is required of broadcast meteorologists, per FCC regulations.

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Particularly with tornado warnings, so we can go outside and watch. I'll take the radio with me so I can continue to follow the Superbowl.

#1 | Posted by mattm at 2024-02-11 04:22 PM | Reply | Funny: 1

Tornado Watch 20

www.spc.noaa.gov

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TORNADO WATCH PROBABILITIES FOR WT 0020
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
1210 PM CST SUN FEB 11 2024

WT 0020
PROBABILITY TABLE:
PROB OF 2 OR MORE TORNADOES : 70%
PROB OF 1 OR MORE STRONG /EF2-EF5/ TORNADOES : 40%
PROB OF 10 OR MORE SEVERE WIND EVENTS : 60%
PROB OF 1 OR MORE WIND EVENTS >= 65 KNOTS : 20%
PROB OF 10 OR MORE SEVERE HAIL EVENTS : 80%
PROB OF 1 OR MORE HAIL EVENTS >= 2 INCHES : 80%
PROB OF 6 OR MORE COMBINED SEVERE HAIL/WIND EVENTS : >95%

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A map of the area affected is at the link.

#2 | Posted by lamplighter at 2024-02-11 05:03 PM | Reply

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