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Satellite Image of the Week 2020 #18

This week’s image was taken earlier this week over the southern Great Plains This week’s image is of the severe weather that was firing over the southern Great Plains. The SPC had issued a Moderate Risk for this area. Storms … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week 2020 #17

This week’s image was taken earlier today over the center of the United States today. This week’s image is of a mid-latitude cyclone crossing northeast through the middle of the country. If you follow the clouds, you can find the … 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: 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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Little Rock, AR, to Atlanta, GA, Weather: 12/21/19

I will be traveling from Little Rock, AR, to Atlanta, GA, today.  This will be day 3 of our annual Christmas trip.  We probably could have pushed a little farther last night, but there isn’t a good place to stop … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week 2019 #30

This week’s image was taken this evening over the upper Midwest. The satellite image shows a few thunderstorms forming along the warm front that stretches through central Iowa, west to east. The storms are forming in the Storm Prediction Center’s … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week 2019 #29

This week’s image was taken this evening of some severe thunderstorms over southeastern Colorado. The satellite image shows the overshooting tops from the most severe storms and a large anvil. The anvil extends in all directions because the upper-level winds … Continue reading

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