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This is our main severe weather forecast product or "convective outlook", for the coverage region for today. This product is routinely updated several times during the period so that you can keep current on the latest severe weather information. If a significant severe weather outbreak is forecast, such information will be highlighted in the appropriate section of this product.

THE OUTLOOK DETAILS AT A GLANCE

Categorical
NO SEVERE STORMS
LIMITED
SLIGHT
ELEVATED
MODERATE
HIGH
Thunderstorm Mode
None
Sub-Severe
QLCS - Quasi-Linear Convective System
Multicell - Clusters/lines
Supercell
Storms in progress
Thunderstorm Timing
None
After 9:00 am
After 1:00 pm
After 4:00 pm
After 7:00 pm
Storms In Progress
Probabilities
Tornadoes (F0-F2)
Large Diameter Hail
Damaging Winds


Violent Tornadoes (F3-F5)


Very Large Hail (2"+)

Derecho Event

Thunderstorm Coverage

No coverage
Isolated
Widely Scattered
Scattered
Scattered to numerous
Widespread

2000 UTC DAY 1 SEVERE WEATHER OUTLOOK GRAPHICS

Categorical Tornado Winds Large Hail
 Population  Cities/Towns  CWAs  Interstates  Counties



RACDY1

DAY 1 CONVECTIVE OUTLOOK  
SCO/MIDWEST WEATHER SERVICE STEVENS POINT/WHITING WI
228 PM CDT WED JUL 18 2018
 
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM FORECAST DISCUSSION...
SUMMARY OF THE 2000 UTC...300 PM...INFORMATION.

REGIONAL HIGHLIGHTS...

No thunderstorms forecast.

CATEGORICAL RISK HEADLINES...

None.

SYNOPSIS...

Belt of westerlies remains confined to along and just north of the Canadian border, and this is expected to continue over the next several
days. Meanwhile, a potent mid level shortwave trough within the westerlies over Saskatchewan Canada will dive southeast across northern
MN thursday, then into southern lake Michigan by Friday, and become cut off from the westerlies. 

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM FORECAST DISCUSSION...

Across the region attm, no convection was noted. This is expected through the remainder of this forecast period.

THE NEXT UPDATE:

The next forecast update is scheduled for 800 PM.

FORECASTER: Roach

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