Severe thunderstorms can and do happen every month out of the year in Texas. Outlooks for upcoming severe weather threats are issued nationally by the Storm Prediction Center. They issue multiple outlooks daily for a timeframe extending out to eight days. Each day’s severe weather potential is based off a five-level probability scale.
Severe weather outlooks for the Day 1 period (7 AM CDT Today to 7 AM CDT Tomorrow) are regularly updated five times a day. They’re usually updated at 1 AM, 8 AM, 11:30 AM, 3 PM, and 8 PM (CDT). Click any outlook graphic for the full meteorological discussion and an enlarged graphic.
Severe weather outlook for ‘the day after tomorrow’, or the ‘Day 3’ time period. Each Day 3 outlook is typically issued around 2:30 AM CDT. Click any outlook graphic for the full meteorological discussion and an enlarged graphic.
The severe weather outlook for tomorrow and tomorrow night. These outlooks are regularly updated twice a day. Once at 1 AM CDT and again at 12:30 PM CDT. Click any outlook graphic for the full meteorological discussion and an enlarged graphic.
Learn more about the five-level risk scale utilized by the Storm Prediction Center and fellow reputable sources of weather information across the United States. Did you know the outlooks include hazard-specific probabilities? Click here or on the image above to learn about the science behind the making of the severe weather outlooks in the United States.