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”

Scattered Severe Thunderstorms Possible Friday Afternoon

The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has placed parts of the D.C. Metropolitan Area under a “Slight Risk” for Severe Thunderstorms on Friday afternoon. The main threat from the thunderstorms will be damaging wind gusts in excess of 60 mph and hail although the risk of an isolated tornado can’t be ruled out as wind shearContinue reading “Scattered Severe Thunderstorms Possible Friday Afternoon”