SPC Infographic explains new convective outlook categories

Explanation of new categories the National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center is using on its convective outlooks.
Explanation of new categories the National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center is using on its convective outlooks.

The  National Weather Service (NWS) Storm Prediction Center (SPC) worked closely with NWS offices, social scientists, communication specialists, FEMA, forecasters, and the general public, to arrive at this description of severe thunderstorm risk categories that SPC  uses in official NWS severe weather outlooks. More details are available here: http://www.spc.noaa.gov/misc/about.html#Severe

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