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Storm Prediction Center

The Storm Prediction Center is responsible for forecasting (identifying, describing, and quantifying) the risk of severe weather caused by severe convective storms (specifically, those producing tornadoes, hail 3/4" or larger, and winds 58 MPH or greater), as well as winter and fire weather.

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