Friday, April 22, 2011

Severe Storms Possible Today - 4/22/11

UPDATE: SPC has now changed the risk to moderate. NWS upped the tornado risk to elevated. The timing is later afternoon into tonight. Please pay attention to local forecasts.

The Storm Prediction Center has our area in a moderate light risk box for severe weather. They note the chance for super cell thunderstorms this afternoon and evening. The Springfield National Weather Service Office Hazardous Weather Outlook lists today's risks as:
  • Tornado Risk - Elevated
  • Hail Risk - Significant
  • Lightning Risk - Significant
  • Thunderstorm Wind Risk - Elevated
  • Flooding Risk - Elevated
You should stay tuned to local weather forecasts. Make sure your NOAA All Hazards Radio is on and backed up by battery. If you don't own a NOAA All Hazards Radio, you should. Click the link for a previous blog post on selecting one.

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