severe weather threat index

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A numerical index used to indicate the probability of extreme convection and the accompanying thunderstorms and tornadoes. It takes into account the dew point at 850 hPa, the wind speeds and difference in wind directions (i.e. the wind shear) at 850 and 500 hPa, and a temperature index.

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