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Tornado Watches and Warnings: 12/23/15

A strong system is passing through the middle of the country. The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has issued a Moderate Risk for the area. Associated with the Moderate Risk is a Significant Severe, 15% Hatched Tornado Ring. The visible satellite … Continue reading

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Follow Up, Slight Risk: 6/18/14

Yesterday, there were a few tornadic storms that developed across Nebraska and South Dakota. There were some amazing photos of tornadoes in South Dakota, most of which can be found on social media sights. I was watching my Twitter feed … Continue reading

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6-9-11: Check out the hook.

A bunch of discrete cells are firing across KS and OK. Of the most interest to me would be the one with the “hook echo”, where precipitation is wrapping around a spinning storm. The hook has been tornado warned, hence … Continue reading

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