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Satellite Image of the Week #30

This week’s Satellite Image of the Week shows severe storms firing over Colorado and Wyoming. Notice first the finely-grained cumulus field to the southeast of the storms.  This marks the humid and unstable environment that is forming these storms.  Also … Continue reading

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SPC Outlook: Days 1-8

Now that I am back in NM for a few days, it is worth looking ahead to see when I may go out chasing again. Day 1: The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has issued a Slight Risk today for parts … Continue reading

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Slight Risk: 5/7/16

The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has issued a Slight Risk today for two separate areas across the Great Plains and the Midwest. This forecast will focus on the Slight Risk area over the High Plains. Associated with this Slight Risk … Continue reading

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Outflow Boundary

Everything in the world is due 4/29. I left the office at midnight last night, and overslept this morning (didn’t get up until around 6!), so I won’t be doing a full prediction today. There is still a Slight Risk … Continue reading

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Slight Risk: 4/16/16

The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has issued a Slight Risk today for parts of Texas, Oklahoma and extreme southwestern Kansas. Associated with the Slight Risk is a sliver of 5% Tornado Threat Ring, stretching through western Oklahoma and through north … Continue reading

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Weather Events

I started a prediction this morning, based on the Slight Risk and the 5% Tornado Threat Ring.  However, I was having trouble logging into my picture grabbing utility, and I troubleshot that instead of finishing the prediction. Currently, there are … Continue reading

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Enhanced Risk: 3/13/16

Last night, I was not sure which weather event to write about: parts of my state had a Fire Weather Watch, and parts of the south had a Slight Risk for severe weather. This morning, I see that the Slight … Continue reading

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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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SPC Outlooks: 10/26/15 to 11/2/15

It is time for another Storm Prediction Center Outlook (SPC). The SPC Outlook post is designed to show where and when severe weather may occur over the next week, in a broad, synoptic sense. Day 1: Today, The SPC has … Continue reading

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SPC Outlook: 10/19/15 – 10/26/15

It is time for another look ahead at the potential for severe weather, as forecasted by the Storm Prediction Center (SPC). Day 1: The SPC has issued a Marginal Risk for parts of Arizona, Utah and western Colorado. This severe … Continue reading

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