Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Severe Weather Risk Today: UPDATED


SPC Tornado Probability
The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) shows all of MO in some risk for tornado development along with other areas.  In the picture to the right from the SPC, the areas in green are a 2% risk of tornado development within 25 miles of any point, and the brown area is a 5% risk of the same.
The National Weather Service Forecast Office in Springfield, MO lists the risks for today as:
  • Limited tornado risk
  • Elevated thunderstorm wind damage risk
  • Elevated lightning risk
  • Significant non-thunderstorm wind damage risk
  • Significant fire weather risk
SPC Sever Weather Risk
Please note the picture above is filtered on tornado risk only.  The picture on the lower right is overall severe weather risks today.

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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