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Slight Risk: 3/7/16

The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has issued a Slight Risk for severe weather today over the southern Great Plains. Associated with the Slight Risk is a 5% Tornado Threat ring. The SPC is basing this threat on the combination of … Continue reading

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Severe Weather Today: 11/17/14

There were several reports of tornadoes yesterday across the Gulf Coast. Thankfully, there were no injuries. The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has issued two Slight Risk areas for separate parts of the same line of storms. Associated with the Slight … Continue reading

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Follow Up, Slight Risk: 7/12/14

There were no tornado reports yesterday, but there were some storms that formed near the Colorado and Nebraska border. These storms produced large hail and strong winds. This was not far from my target area, but the storms were not … Continue reading

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Slight Risk: 7/8/14

The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has issued a Slight Risk for a large stripe across the United States today. Associated with this Slight Risk is a 5% Tornado Threat Ring across Pennsylvania and New York. The SPC issued the Slight … Continue reading

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Slight Risk: 7/6/14

The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has issued a Slight Risk today. Associated with the Slight Risk is a 5% Tornado Threat Ring. The SPC issued the Slight Risk based on an approaching cold front interacting with a rich moisture plume … Continue reading

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Follow Up: 6/14/14

As you may recall from my last post, there was a Moderate Risk issued for parts of the Northern Great Plains yesterday. I targeted Alma, NE. I would have done well yesterday, if I had driven to Alma, NE. There … Continue reading

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Slight Risk: 6/13/14

The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has issued a Slight Risk for today. Associated with the Slight Risk is a 5% Tornado Ring. Realistically, I would be much more likely to chase the NM/TX threat than the NE/SD/WY threat due to … Continue reading

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Slight Risk: 6/7/14

I wrote this post at 8:30 am local time, but forgot to hit “Publish” The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has issued a Slight Risk for parts of the southern Great Plains today. Associated with this risk is a 5% Tornado … Continue reading

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Slight Risk: 6/4/14

Yesterday, I was not too far off- at least for storms. I called the northwest corner of Kansas, and if I’d dropped south, I would have seen some discrete cells near Garden City. Or, I could have ventured north into … Continue reading

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