DAMAGING WIND AND TORNADOES — A FEW
OF WHICH COULD BE STRONG – SPC – Storm Prediction Center
Happy Groundhog Day! Punxsutawney Phil did not see his shadow today – Spring is coming early this year! It certainly feels like spring in the Southeastern US today- especially as severe weather threatens.
(However, it does not feel like spring from where I’m writing this post – digging out from the over 10in of ‘upslope’ driven snows near Boulder, CO)
Currently there are 2 Tornado Watches in effect:
As of writing this post 3:10pm Eastern, there are now 3 active tornado warnings (a Tornado Warning means a tornado is occurring or imminent). Here’s a look at the Tornado Warning approaching Starkville, MS:
Here is a current look at the Surface Analysis from HPC NCEP
Scott Peake and Kevin Rolfs are in Mississippi. Stay tuned for updates!
Make sure your NOAA Weather Radios are powered up & tune into TV/Radio for warnings. (Know ahead of time where your shelter is) If you are under a tornado warning- seek shelter immediately!
– Lauren Forney
WAS*IS (Weather and Society Integrated Studies) & Vortex 2
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