Monday, the Big Day?

day2probotlk_0600_anyAlthough I will be out in the field looking for storms today/SUnday, the next day that really captures my attention is Monday.

This is just a quick overview before I hit the road, but the Storm Prediction Center is already highlighting parts of the upper Midwest/upper Plains for a risk of significant severe weather, including damaging winds, very large hail and tornadoes.

As far as tornadoes are concerned, the data that I have seen so far indicates the potential for at least a few tornadoes. There is also the possibility that there could be a particularly intense (EF-2 or stronger) tornado given the combined amount of wind shear and instability in the forecast.

Here’s the 12z NAM forecast Significant Tornado parameter for 4 p.m. local time Monday:
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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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