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”

“Ring of Fire”: Afternoon Strong to Severe Thunderstorms Possible through Sunday; Relief In Sight Next Week!

The upper level ridge of high pressure which is responsible for the ongoing heat wave across much of the nation produces sinking air from the upper levels of our atmosphere all the way to the surface.  Ever wonder why it isn’t storming with such ample heat and humidity? The answer is because it is tooContinue reading ““Ring of Fire”: Afternoon Strong to Severe Thunderstorms Possible through Sunday; Relief In Sight Next Week!”