Tracking Potential Severe Weather Outbreak Thursday

The necessary ingredients are present on Thursday afternoon and evening for storms containing damaging winds, hail and even an isolated tornado or two. Steepening lapse rates ahead of a strong cold front and a strengthening wind field will allow for storms to form into bowing segments containing wind damage as well as some hail. HodographsContinue reading “Tracking Potential Severe Weather Outbreak Thursday”

Watching Second Round of Storms

The first round of showers and thunderstorms have now cleared the Washington Area with little fanfare outside of some widespread heavy rainfall early this morning. Southerly winds of 20 to 30 mph with occasional gusts over 40 mph are likely due to the strong low-level jet stream located across our region. The next line ofContinue reading “Watching Second Round of Storms”