Thursday, November 5, 2015

Severe Storm Potential for 11/5/2015

Storm Prediction Center - Tornado Risk
All of Missouri, Arkansas, most of Oklahoma and the Eastern half of Kansas have a marginal risk for severe weather today.  The National Weather Service in Springfield expects severe weather to move into Eastern Kansas later today. If instability in the atmosphere develops this afternoon, all modes of severe weather will be possible, including a limited risk for tornado development. While this isn't a severe weather outbreak situation, there is some possibility, so please remain aware of the potential.

The NWS in Springfield lists the risks as:
  • Limited tornado risk
  • Limited hail risk
  • Limited thunderstorm wind risk damage
  • Significant lighting risk
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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