Monthly Archive: April 2014

Monday Recap and Looking Ahead

Monday was another day with numerous tornadoes and severe thunderstorms. We started the day in Arkansas and moved into Mississippi. By early afternoon, Tornado Warnings were rapidly firing. The first storm we came close...

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Close Call in Mayflower

I got a little too close for comfort to a destructive tornado in Mayflower, Arkansas last night. The day was relatively quiet in terms of severe weather up until about 7 p.m. A severe...

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3-Day Severe Weather Outbreak

On Sunday, a significant severe weather outbreak that will likely last at least three days will get underway. I will be storm chasing each day Sunday through Tuesday as I work back east. Should...

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Saturday Storms and Beyond

Click here for an update from Saturday afternoon. A multi-day severe weather outbreak is likely over the next several days from the Plains eventually eastward into the Southeast. For late Saturday afternoon and Saturday...

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Severe Threats Saturday Thru Tuesday

Severe weather appears likely across a large portion of the south-central and southeastern United States between Saturday night and Tuesday. The above image compares a severe outbreak in April 2005 that has some similarities...

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Panhandle Severe Threat

There is a severe thunderstorm threat late this afternoon and into the evening hours near the extreme eastern Texas panhandle and much of adjacent Oklahoma. While this is not a classic severe setup, as...

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Upcoming Severe Weather Threats

The severe weather season out in the Plains is starting to gear up, at least for the next week or so. Scattered severe thunderstorms are forecast for Wednesday afternoon/evening from north Texas up into...

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Updated Eastern U.S. Snowfall

Here is an updated look at snowfall season-to-date across the eastern U.S. There has been additional snowfall over the last three weeks, particularly near the Canadian border. Locally, some measurable snow was reported across...

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