Severe Outlook: March 15th

outlook_20140315A severe thunderstorm threat tomorrow includes damaging winds for much of eastern Texas into the Ark-latex region. An isolated tornado is possible. While more than ample shear is forecast, instability becomes a wildcard in determining the extent of the event.

Here’s a look at a post-event verification:
verification_20140315I underestimated the amount of hail reports. This could be partially due to the terrain and lack of trees across central Texas. Also, severe reports were noted west of the area that I had outlined.

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Quincy

Quincy is a meteorologist and storm chaser who travels around the country documenting and researching severe weather. He has on-air experience with stations such as WTNH-TV in New Haven, CT and WREX-TV in Rockford, IL. He was most recently a digital meteorologist for weather.com.

After achieving his B.S. degree in Meteorology at Western Connecticut State University (WCSU) in 2009, he returned as a University Assistant to help produce weather broadcasts. He also gave guest lectures and worked on website design.

He has over nine years of professional weather forecasting experience and his forecasts have been featured in newspapers and on radio stations in multiple states.

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