Severe Weather Update-Past, Present, and Future

Brian IveyMidwest, Ohio, Ohio Valley, Southern Plains, USLeave a Comment

After a general lull in severe weather across the plains and midwest to begin May, action across the plains has picked up this week.  More is expected today, but the big question is will it continue?  Here we will examine the past, present, and future severe weather across the Great Plains and Midwest. The Past-Thursday, May 18th Yesterday saw nearly … Read More

Active Severe Weather Pattern

Brian IveyInteresting Wx, National, Ohio Valley, Southeast, Southern Plains, Weather NewsLeave a Comment

Tomorrow features a risk of severe weather essentially where Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, and Arkansas all come together. While an isolated tornado can not be ruled out, the main risks look to be from damaging wind and large hail. Tuesday looks to be the beginning of what could be a very active convective weather period. This would stretch from the Great … Read More

Severe Weather Preview: South-Central Plains to Southeast

Mark SpencerLower Mississippi Valley, Southeast, Southern Plains, USLeave a Comment

Severe weather will continue to threaten the south-central plain states Tuesday and shift toward the southeast Wednesday.  Wind and hail will be the biggest threats Tuesday afternoon, where the severe weather is most expected.  The highest risk of tornado will be contained to southern Mississippi and southern Alabama Tuesday. Tuesday: South-Central Plains; North-central/Northeast Gulf Coast The Storm Prediction Center in … Read More

Moderate Risk for Severe Weather across Texas and Louisiana tomorrow

Mark SpencerBreaking Stories, National, Southern Plains, USLeave a Comment

Parts of the south are under the gun for severe weather tomorrow. The SPC ( Storm Prediction Center) has placed an area from Eastern Texas into Western Louisiana into the Moderate category for severe weather tomorrow.   Some cities included in the Moderate Category are Houston and Galveston TX and Lake Charles Louisiana. Storms are expected to develop across Texas Sunday morning and afternoon … Read More

Severe Weather Continues for the South on Wednesday

Mark SpencerLower Mississippi Valley, Midwest, National, Southern Plains, US, Weather NewsLeave a Comment

Severe weather will continue to impact parts of the Gulf Coast states through Wednesday and Thursday as a low pressure system begins to track northeastward into Missouri on Wednesday and will be located just southwest of St. Louis,  MO by Thursday evening.  Severe thunderstorms will develop along a cold front that will advance through the region over the next couple … Read More

Severe Weather Possible Tomorrow in TX and OK

Brian IveyInteresting Wx, National, Southern Plains, USLeave a Comment

The Storm Prediction Center has highlight much of Oklahoma and Texas for a risk of severe thunderstorms Tuesday. An area of higher concern would be in Northwest Texas and Southwest Oklahoma. That is where the SPC has mentioned the risk of significant severe weather (as shown in the hatched area in the picture above). Many of the convective allowing forecast … Read More

TORNADO WATCH for Much of Oklahoma & Parts of Texas Tonight

Mark SpencerBreaking Stories, National, Southern Plains, US, Weather NewsLeave a Comment

The Storm Prediction Center has issued a TORNADO WATCH for much of Oklahoma and parts of Northern Texas until 11 PM CDT.     Conditions across the watch area are becoming favorable to supercellular thunderstorms capable of producing tornadoes,  hail to 3″ in diameter,  and damaging wind gusts in excess of 70 MPH.  It is possible that a few tornadoes … Read More

Critical Fire Danger for South Central Plains Friday

Mark SpencerBreaking Stories, National, Southern Plains, US, Weather NewsLeave a Comment

The National Weather Service’s Storm Prediction Center has highlighted an area where they expect critical fire conditions to occur on Friday. Major cities included in this area are Amarillo,  TX; Salina,  KS; Hutchinson,  KS ; Garden City,  KS; and Dodge City,  KS. They are all within a region expanding across Kansas,  Oklahoma,  Texas,  and New Mexico has been in a long-term … Read More

Cold Weather Returns to Much of the US

Mark SpencerMid-Atlantic, Northeast, Northern Plains, Ohio Valley, Southeast, Southern Plains, US, Weather NewsLeave a Comment

Much of the central and eastern United States have seen a reprieve from frigid temperatures over the last 10 days, however that will soon change as a large “blocking ridge” in the jet stream develops over Alaska and allows the Arctic floodgates to open into the continental United States later this week, sending cold weather into much of the country: … Read More