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Daphne Thompson

Daphne Thompson

Daphne is the Content Marketing Manager. Her prior experience includes working at the National Weather Center, Norman Emergency Management, and National Weather Service. With a degree in Meteorology from OU and previous outreach experience, she is able to bridge the gap between science and the general public.

Recent Posts by Daphne Thompson:

by Daphne Thompson, on Nov 8, 2018 3:40:33 PM

Residents of Butte County, California, are being asked to evacuate as a massive wildfire developed, then quickly expanded in coverage over the course of just a few hours. It has …

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Topics:Wildfire

by Daphne Thompson, on Nov 6, 2018 2:59:03 PM

Overnight on November 5, tornadoes were spotted across the southern states. Nocturnal tornadoes are especially tough on communities since they are near impossible to see, and many are asleep and …

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Topics:RadarScopeTornado

by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 29, 2018 2:03:10 PM

It's been a busy year, and many can probably name at least a few of the hurricanes that impacted the US. So, how many did we have and how strong …

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Topics:HurricaneWeatherOps

by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 24, 2018 12:20:02 PM

Super Typhoon Yutu has made landfall on the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Currently tracking north of Guam, Yutu has winds of near 180 mph, stronger than Hurricane Michael …

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Topics:HurricaneWeatherOps

by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 22, 2018 2:38:31 PM

Hurricane Willa is now a category 5 storm with winds of 160 mph. While currently in the Pacific Ocean and expected to hit the west coast of Mexico, its remnants …

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Topics:WeatherOpsHurricane

by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 16, 2018 1:33:43 PM

The Llano River, located west of Austin, approached record level flooding today. Evacuations were ordered overnight as the water rose multiple feet and flooded homes. Rain chances remain high for …

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Topics:WeatherOpsRadarScopeFlood

by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 10, 2018 2:19:44 PM

Hurricane Michael entered the Florida Panhandle as a strong category 4 storm, and catastrophic damage is expected. Not only will there be long-term power outages and flooding, but the wind …

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Topics:HurricaneWeatherOps

by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 8, 2018 2:02:03 PM

A hurricane is currently approaching the Gulf Coast. Intensifying quickly over the weekend, Michael is now a Cat 1 with maximum winds of 75 mph. Further strengthening is expected before …

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Topics:HurricaneTropical

by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 2, 2018 2:13:47 PM

Every year multiple people die from lightning strikes, cattle are killed, crops can be damaged, and fires started, impacting both homes and land. With a temperature 5x hotter than the …

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Topics:WeatherOpsLightning

by Daphne Thompson, on Sep 25, 2018 1:34:55 PM

Super Typhoon Trami is currently heading for Japan. This massive cyclone has winds equivalent to that of a Cat 4 hurricane. There are numerous small islands in its path, including …

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Topics:HurricaneWeatherOps