Thursday, April 2, 2015

Severe Weather Potential Today - Thursday 4/2/15

The Storm Prediction Center has much of the Midwest in a slight risk box for severe weather, with an enhanced risk in extreme SE KS, extreme NE OK, Southern MO, extreme Northern AR and on to the east in small parts of IL, IN, KY, and TN.  The National Weather Service in Springfield lists the risks in the Ozarks as:
  • Elevated tornado risk  ***UPDATED***
  • Significant hail risk
  • Elevated thunderstorm wind damage risk
  • Elevated flooding risk
  • Significant lightning risk
The potential for severe weather will be late afternoon into tonight.
You should stay tuned to local weather forecasts, as the information at is only current at the time of posting.  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.

Springfield, MO NWS - Hazardous Weather Outlook

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