Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Severe Storms Possible - Tuesday 4/26/11

The Storm Prediction Center has SW MO, NE OK and much of the country to the east in a slight risk box. Further south, there is a moderate and high risk box. A severe weather outbreak is expected in NE TX and Southern AR.

The National Weather Service in Springfield lists the risk in SW MO as:
  • Tornado risk: Limited
  • Flooding risk: Significant
  • Hail risk: Elevated
  • Thunderstorm wind damage: Elevated
  • Lightning risk: Elevated
The biggest threat will be the southern most counties in MO, especially south central MO.

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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