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Storm Chase Day #8: Predictions

The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has issued a Moderate Risk for the central Great Plains. Associated with this risk is a bull’s eye 15% hatched Tornado Threat ring over western Kansas. The surface map shows a light southeasterly breeze, morning … Continue reading

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4/19/20: Moderate Risk Follow Up

It is time to follow up on the SPC Moderate Risk that occurred on 4/19/20.  According to the Storm Prediction Center (SPC), there were 12 tornado reports and the data is still being processed. The SPC Storms Reports graphic is … Continue reading

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Moderate Risk: 4/19/20

The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has issued a Moderate Risk for Dixie Alley. Associated with the Moderate Risk is a hatched 15% tornado threat, labeled SIG SEVERE. To summarize the SPC:  The warm sector ahead of a shortwave trough will … Continue reading

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4/12/20: Moderate Risk Follow Up

It is time to follow up on the SPC Moderate Risk that occurred on 4/12/20.  According to the Storm Prediction Center (SPC), there were 54 tornado reports and the data is still being processed.  Unfortunately, there were at least five … Continue reading

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Moderate Risk: 4/12/20

The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has issued a Moderate Risk for Dixie Alley. Associated with the Moderate Risk is a hatched 15% tornado threat. To summarize the SPC:  An ongoing Mesoscale Convective System (MCS) that produced tornadoes overnight continues on … Continue reading

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Moderate Risk: 3/28/20

The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has issued a Moderate Risk for northern Illinois. Associated with the Moderate Risk is a hatched 15% tornado threat ring, marked “SIG SEVERE”. To summarize the SPC:  A mid- and upper-level trough and associated cold … Continue reading

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1/10/20: Moderate Risk Follow Up

I meant to follow up on the SPC Moderate Risk that occurred back on 1/10/20.  According to the Storm Prediction Center (SPC), there were 18 tornadoes across MO, OK, AR, TX, and LA.  Unfortunately, there were three reported fatalities and … Continue reading

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Moderate Risk: 1/10/20

The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has issued a Moderate Risk for eastern TX, LA, southern AR, southeastern OK, and western MS. Associated with the Moderate Risk is a hatched 15% tornado threat ring, marked “SIG SEVERE”. To summarize the SPC:  … Continue reading

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5/26/19: Storm Chase Predictions

Today was shaping up to be a severe weather day.  However, we were limited in our travels, as we had to be to Denver, CO, by the evening. The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) issued a Moderate Risk for western Kansas. … Continue reading

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Moderate Risk: 2/23/19

The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has issued a Moderate Risk in Dixie Alley for this afternoon. Associated with the Moderate Risk is a hatched 15% tornado threat ring. The 18 Z upper air sounding from Jackson, MS, shows a rich … Continue reading

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