Monday, June 20, 2011

Strong to Severe Storms Likely Tonight - 6/20/11

Strong to severe storms are likely to occur this evening into tonight. An isolated tornado threat exists be west of the Highway 71 corridor. Large hail and damaging winds are possible west of the Highway 65 corridor. The Springfield NWS Office lists the threats as:
  • Tornado Risk: Limited
  • Hail Risk: Elevated
  • T-Storm Wind Risk: Elevated
  • Lightning Risk: Elevated
  • Non T-Storm Wind Risk: Elevated
  • Heat Risk: Limited
Severe storms will be possible on Tuesday as well.

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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