Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Severe Storms Possible Today and Tomorrow

The Storm Prediction Center has SW MO, SE KS, NE OK and NW AR (and many other areas) in a slight risk box for severe weather, both today and tomorrow. According to the National Weather Service office in Springfield, MO, the risks include:

  • Elevated Risk for Hail
  • Elevated Risk for Severe TStorm Winds
  • Elevated Risk for Lightning
  • Limited Risk for Tornadoes
As of Wednesday afternoon, there is already a Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 10pm for a large area west of Springfield, 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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