National Weather Service Changes Criteria for Winter Storm Warnings

Just like every other year, we’re sure to get some snowy, wintry weather in the next few months, but the definition of one of the lines of products issued by the National Weather Service has changed a bit.

Peter Rogers, a warning coordination meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Sioux Falls, says what constitutes a “winter storm warning” has changed slightly…

Rogers explains what kind of an impact that will have…

Rogers says since this has the effect of slightly loosening the criteria for winter storm warnings, it’s possible that more of the warnings could be issued.

(thanks to Community First Broadcasting station KIWA in Sheldon)


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