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Strong to Severe Storms in the Northern and Central High Plains; Very Hot Temperatures in South Texas and Florida

Scattered strong to severe thunderstorms capable of producing severe winds and hail are likely to develop this afternoon in the northern and central High Plains. Isolated large hail and heavy rainfall will also be possible in southwest Texas. The combination of high surface temperatures and high humidity will lead to heat index values up to 110 degrees in portions of south Texas and Florida. Read More >

Station     PAFC     Elevation  144 FT
Wed Jun 29 14:20:02 UTC 2016

Morning Vent Factor:

Temperature           57 Deg F
Mixing Depth MSL      29.7 m
Mixing Depth AGL      0 m
Transport Wind        2.06 m/s
Vent Factor           0

Forecast for Afternoon Vent Factor:

Temperature           69 Deg F
Mixing Depth MSL      2224.8 m
Mixing Depth AGL      2181.6 m
Transport Wind        4.12 m/s
Vent Factor           8976

 Vent Factor is considered a measure of the volume rate of horizontal transport of air within the mixing layer, per unit distance, normal to the wind. Units are measured in square meters per second or knot-feet.