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NWS Service Assessments describe past extreme weather events

On Twitter today, I found a reference to an interesting set of National Weather Service reports that describe past extreme weather events, including a number in the Southeast such as large hurricane events like Michael and Katrina and tornado outbreaks such as the major outbreak of 2011. These reports are geared toward both describing the events and discussing how the NWS response to the event before, during and after the event helped or hindered the public and emergency agencies’ responses. You can find these historical records at You can find summaries of additional storms across the US from the Weather Prediction Center’s storm summary archives at