Thursday, May 30, 2013

UPDATED: Severe Weather Expected This Afternoon and Tonight

Tornado Watch until 9PM

Conditions have become more unstable, and the severe weather threat has increased for the Ozarks.  There is an active Tornado Watch until 9PM tonight that includes SW MO and surrounding areas.  The National Weather Service in Springfield now list today's risks as:
  • Elevated tornado risk
  • Elevated hail risk
  • Elevated thunderstorm wind damage risk
  • Significant flooding risk
  • Significant lightning risk

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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