Hazards Monitor Debuts
A new feature has debuted on the NWS Indianapolis website: the Hazards Monitor. The Hazards Monitor gives you a quick look at the possible weather hazards for today and tonight. The Monitor displays threat levels for 8 different hazards that impact Central Indiana: Thunderstorms, Tornadoes, Hail, Wind, Flash Flood, Temperature, Fog, and Winter Precipitation. The four different threat levels are None, Low, Moderate, and High.
The threat level colors represent the highest hazard threat for anywhere in Central Indiana for the today and tonight periods. Each hazard has its own threat level definitions. Below is an example of the categories for the Winter Precipitation hazard:
The graphic is located below the small images of the radar and satellite. Click any of the hazard indicators to get a key of each hazard’s threat level definitions. The Hazards Monitor is updated as needed, at a minimum of two times per day.
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