Sunday, August 12, 2012

Strong to Severe Storms Possible Today

The Storm Prediction Center has SW MO, extreme SE KS, eastern OK and NW AR in a slight risk box for severe weather, including a 2% chance for tornado development.  The Springfield National Weather Service office in Springfield, MO lists the risks as:

  • Limited hail risk
  • Elevated thunderstorm wind damage risk
  • Limited lightning risk
  • Elevated fire weather risk
These storms are expected late this afternoon and evening, mainly after 5pm.

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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