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New “Destructive” Severe Thunderstorm Warning category to trigger Wireless Emergency Alerts on mobile phones

Severe thunderstorms can be life-threatening, but not all severe storms are the same. Hazardous conditions range from tornadoes, large hail storms, and widespread straight-line winds called Derechos, to cloud-to-ground lightning and flash flooding . Starting August 2, the National Weather Service will better convey the severity and potential impacts from thunderstorm winds and hail by adding […]