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Oklahoma City, OK, to Rio Rancho, NM, Weather: 1/1/23

We had an uneventful drive down I-44, but gave up early in Oklahoma City. Oklahoma City is cloudy and cool this morning. My weather station in Rio Rancho, NM, says: The NWS in Norman, OK, forecasts (for Oklahoma City, OK) … Continue reading

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Rolla, MO, to Amarillo, TX, Weather: 12/31/22

We had a pleasant drive through rural Arkansas and Missouri yesterday. Rolla is mostly sunny and cool this morning. The NWS in Springfield, MO, forecasts (for Rolla, MO) a mostly sunny day, with a high temperature of 57 F. The … Continue reading

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Willow Springs, MO, to Elk City, OK, Weather: 11/27/21

We are continuing on our new trek west! This morning, the weather has been overcast, with cold temperatures and calm winds. The NWS in Springfield, MO, forecasts (for Willow Springs, MO) a sunny morning, with a windchill that will make … Continue reading

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Storm Chase Day #9: Predictions

The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has issued an Enhanced Risk for the central Great Plains. Associated with this risk is a 5% Tornado Threat ring stretching from the Texas Panhandle into Illinois. The surface map shows a light southeasterly breeze, … Continue reading

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Slight Risk: 4/23/14

The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has issued a Slight Risk today for parts of the Great Plains. Associated with this Slight Risk is a 5% Tornado Threat Ring. The key players in storm development today are a cold front that … Continue reading

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Moderate Risk: 5-29-13

The Storm Prediction Center has issued a moderate risk: Included with this risk is a 15% hatched tornado ring. Wow. Today is going to be nuts. From the SPC description, there will be ample CAPE, plenty of shear, and a … Continue reading

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Driving Through the Plains

I am currently driving through Texas and Oklahoma as part of a cross-country Christmas road trip. ¬†Yesterday, I traveled from Albuquerque, NM to Oklahoma City, OK, and today we will go as far as Birmingham, AL. It is always nice … Continue reading

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