Tag Archives: tornado warning

Port Royal, VA Storm

Typically, I post about articles or books that I have been reading on Thursdays. ¬†However, a tornado-warned storm just passed near my home town in Virginia. The radar image from Sterling, VA, shows the strong, messy storm, which had a … Continue reading

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Severe Weather Today: 11/16/14

There were no severe storms yesterday. The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has issued a Slight Risk for parts of the Gulf Coast today. Associated with the Slight Risk area is a 5% Tornado Threat Ring. There are storms already firing, … Continue reading

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4-17-13: Likely an intense chase day

I captured several beautiful radar images showing rotation in discrete cells across southwestern Oklahoma. Of the most interest was a tornado warning (though no reported tornado, according to SPC this morning) in Manitou, which is about 9 miles north of … Continue reading

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MCS in target area

Well, it looks like there is an MCS raging in the target area. The tornado threat looks to have shifted a bit north. The cells are more discrete to the northeast as well- Woodward, OK area, which I thought was … 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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