Extreme Severe Weather Setup

untitled 2 c7009e9edc6a72e8 9b28178bc1ebc07b eae15874da75d0431 Extreme Severe Weather Setup
And incredible low at 992mb is bombing out in the midwest this morning and afternoon, gradually progressing to the northeast. Associated with it is plenty of mild, moist air and vertical forcing, as well as strong wind speed and shear. This spells trouble.

SPC has forecast a HIGH RISK for portions of Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee. Severe weather threats include the high likelihood of strong, damaging tornadoes, large hail, and damaging winds. It’s pretty early in the season to be seeing this kind of severe weather event. Is it a sign of things to come for the rest of the severe weather season? Will we be seeing any of this, this year? With La-Nina waning and going neutral, then trending toward a El-Nina pattern. . . it could happen.

More updates tonight on the number of tornadoes reported (An unconfirmed 15 thus far) and areas impacted hard by the severe weather.


WTNH NEWS8 provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Also, you can now block any inappropriate user by simple selecting the drop down menu on the right of any comment and selection "Block User" from there.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s