Category: Severe Outlooks

AR/KS/MO/OK Severe Threat: Thursday, March 9th

Thursday PM is gradually becoming more interesting with respect to a localized severe threat across the southeastern KS/southwestern MO/northeastern OK/northern AR vicinity. The large scale pattern is not particularly interesting, but a wave of...

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Midwest/Lakes Severe Setup: June 22, 2016

A threat for severe thunderstorms with large hail, destructive winds and a few tornadoes is taking aim at portions of the Midwest and Great Lakes late this afternoon into tonight. Chicago is very close...

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Closing Out April With A Bang?

April is seen as a transition month during the severe weather season, as the frequency of tornadoes typically picks up rather quickly through the month. Despite what the calendar has to say, tornado activity...

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Arkansas Severe Threat: Sunday, March 13th

Graphics courtesy of College of DuPage A localized threat of severe thunderstorms, including possible tornadoes, targets Arkansas Sunday afternoon into the evening hours. A compact shortwave trough approaches from Oklahoma during the afternoon, with...

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Looking A Month Ahead: March Week 2

It’s Monday evening and the new Euro weeklies are out, so it’s time to look ahead at what the rest of March may have in store, as well as early April. Despite all the...

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A Casual Look at the Rest of March

A pattern change is soon underway that will leave much of the U.S., especially the eastern two thirds, feeling spring fever. Unlike patterns in recent years, a prevalent ridge of high pressure off or...

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Tornado Outbreak Expected Tuesday

A tornado outbreak appears likely on Tuesday into Tuesday night across portions of Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee. Over a broad area from the lower Mississippi Valley to the Tennessee and lower Ohio valleys, scattered...

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Tuesday Tornado Threat – Sunday PM Update

A tornado threat is still being closely monitored for Tuesday, as computer model forecasts and trends have been fairly consistent with the potential for severe weather on February 2nd for quite some time. There really are...

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