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ALERT: Tornado risk today, highest we’ve seen since 6-2012… Storm chasers are out in full force… Please be safe!


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ZCZC SPCPWOSPC ALL
WOUS40 KWNS 171132
KSZ000-MOZ000-OKZ000-TXZ000-171800-

PUBLIC SEVERE WEATHER OUTLOOK
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
0632 AM CDT WED APR 17 2013

…SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED OVER PARTS OF THE
SOUTHERN/CENTRAL PLAINS LATER TODAY AND TONIGHT…

THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER IN NORMAN OK IS FORECASTING THE
DEVELOPMENT OF TORNADOES…LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS OVER PARTS
OF THE SOUTHERN/CENTRAL PLAINS LATER TODAY AND TONIGHT.

THE AREAS MOST LIKELY TO EXPERIENCE THIS ACTIVITY INCLUDE

SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS
FAR WESTERN MISSOURI
MUCH OF OKLAHOMA
FAR NORTHERN TEXAS

ELSEWHERE…SEVERE STORMS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE FROM CENTRAL TEXAS INTO
ILLINOIS.

WARM MOIST AND UNSTABLE AIR AT THE SURFACE WILL ADVANCE NORTHWARD
INTO OKLAHOMA…MISSOURI…AND KANSAS LATER THIS AFTERNOON AS
SOUTHERLY WINDS STRENGTHEN IN ADVANCE OF AN UPPER DISTURBANCE OVER
THE WESTERN UNITED STATES. SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS WILL
FORM THIS AFTERNOON AND NIGHT ALONG THE LEADING EDGE OF THIS
UNSTABLE AIRMASS FROM CENTRAL OKLAHOMA INTO EASTERN KANSAS AND
WESTERN MISSOURI. THESE STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING VERY
LARGE HAIL…DAMAGING WINDS…AND A COUPLE OF TORNADOES. FARTHER
SOUTH OVER SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF OKLAHOMA AND NORTHERN
TEXAS…ISOLATED THUNDERSTORM DEVELOPMENT IS EXPECTED TO OCCUR
DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THE COMBINATION OF STRONG
INSTABILITY AND INCREASING WINDS ALOFT WILL RESULT IN A THREAT FOR
VERY LARGE HAIL AND A FEW TORNADOES…SOME OF WHICH MAY BE STRONG.
DURING THE OVERNIGHT…STORMS ACROSS THE ENTIRE REGION WILL MERGE
INTO A SQUALL LINE WITH A CONTINUED THREAT FOR DAMAGING WINDS AND
ISOLATED TORNADOES.

STATE AND LOCAL EMERGENCY MANAGERS ARE MONITORING THIS DEVELOPING
SITUATION. THOSE IN THE THREATENED AREA ARE URGED TO REVIEW SEVERE
WEATHER SAFETY RULES AND TO LISTEN TO RADIO…TELEVISION…AND NOAA
WEATHER RADIO FOR POSSIBLE WATCHES…WARNINGS…AND STATEMENTS LATER
TODAY.

..GARNER/HART.. 04/17/2013

$$

http://www.spc.noaa.gov/products/outlook/day1otlk.html

 

DAMN! SPC just issued a Tornado Watch UNTIL 10pm for a HUGE AREA….

An 11 hour long tornado watch? WTF

WOUS64 KWNS 171607
WOU4

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
TORNADO WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WT 114
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
1110 AM CDT WED APR 17 2013

TORNADO WATCH 114 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 PM CDT FOR THE
FOLLOWING LOCATIONS

ILC001-009-013-061-083-117-149-180300-
/O.NEW.KWNS.TO.A.0114.130417T1610Z-130418T0300Z/

IL
. ILLINOIS COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

ADAMS BROWN CALHOUN
GREENE JERSEY MACOUPIN
PIKE

KSC011-021-037-091-103-107-121-209-180300-
/O.NEW.KWNS.TO.A.0114.130417T1610Z-130418T0300Z/

KS
. KANSAS COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

BOURBON CHEROKEE CRAWFORD
JOHNSON LEAVENWORTH LINN
MIAMI WYANDOTTE

MOC007-009-011-013-015-019-021-025-027-029-033-037-039-041-04?3-
047-049-051-053-055-057-059-067-071-073-077-083-085-089-095-0?97-
099-101-105-107-109-113-115-117-119-121-125-127-131-135-137-1?39-
141-145-151-159-161-163-165-167-169-173-175-177-183-185-189-1?95-
205-209-213-217-219-221-225-229-510-180300-
/O.NEW.KWNS.TO.A.0114.130417T1610Z-130418T0300Z/

MO
. MISSOURI COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

AUDRAIN BARRY BARTON
BATES BENTON BOONE
BUCHANAN CALDWELL CALLAWAY
CAMDEN CARROLL CASS
CEDAR CHARITON CHRISTIAN
CLAY CLINTON COLE
COOPER CRAWFORD DADE
DALLAS DOUGLAS FRANKLIN
GASCONADE GREENE HENRY
HICKORY HOWARD JACKSON
JASPER JEFFERSON JOHNSON
LACLEDE LAFAYETTE LAWRENCE
LINCOLN LINN LIVINGSTON
MACON MARIES MARION
MCDONALD MILLER MONITEAU
MONROE MONTGOMERY MORGAN
NEWTON OSAGE PETTIS
PHELPS PIKE PLATTE
POLK PULASKI RALLS
RANDOLPH RAY SALINE
SHELBY ST. CHARLES ST. CLAIR
ST. LOUIS STONE TANEY
VERNON WARREN WASHINGTON
WEBSTER WRIGHT

MISSOURI INDEPENDENT CITIES INCLUDED ARE

ST. LOUIS CITY

ATTN…WFO…LSX…SGF…EAX…

 

 BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
1117 AM CDT WED APR 17 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
NORTHERN COOK COUNTY IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS…
EASTERN DE KALB COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS…
NORTHERN DUPAGE COUNTY IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS…
KANE COUNTY IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS…
SOUTHERN LAKE COUNTY IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS…
SOUTHEASTERN MCHENRY COUNTY IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS.
..

* UNTIL 1215 PM CDT

* AT 1115 AM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR MAPLE
PARK…AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 45 MPH.

HAZARD…QUARTER SIZE HAIL AND 60 MPH WIND GUSTS.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT…HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES AND CROPS IS EXPECTED. EXPECT WIND
DAMAGE TO ROOFS…SIDING AND TREES.

* THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR…
ST. CHARLES AROUND 1130 AM CDT.
WAYNE AROUND 1135 AM CDT.
ELGIN AND BARTLETT AROUND 1140 AM CDT.
STREAMWOOD AND HANOVER PARK AROUND 1145 AM CDT.
HOFFMAN ESTATES AND SCHAUMBURG AROUND 1150 AM CDT.
PALATINE AND ROLLING MEADOWS AROUND 1155 AM CDT.

OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE PINGREE GROVE…SOUTH ELGIN…
BARRINGTON HILLS…SOUTH BARRINGTON…DEER PARK AND HIGHWOOD.

THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF CHICAGO.

OTHER LOCATIONS AFFECTED…
COLLEGE OF DUPAGE…DUPAGE COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS…ELGIN COMMUNITY
COLLEGE…FERMILAB…GREAT LAKES NAVAL TRAINING CENTER…HARPER
COLLEGE…

 

URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 114
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
1110 AM CDT WED APR 17 2013

THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF
WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS
EXTREME EASTERN KANSAS
WESTERN AND CENTRAL MISSOURI

* EFFECTIVE THIS WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH THIS EVENING FROM 1110 AM
UNTIL 1000 PM CDT.

* PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE…
SEVERAL INTENSE TORNADOES POSSIBLE
SEVERAL LARGE HAIL EVENTS WITH A FEW VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO
2.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
SEVERAL DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE

THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 110 STATUTE
MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 65 MILES NORTH NORTHEAST OF
COLUMBIA MISSOURI TO 25 MILES SOUTH OF MONETT MISSOURI. FOR A
COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE
UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU4).

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

REMEMBER…A TORNADO WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR
TORNADOES AND SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH
AREA. PERSONS IN THESE AREAS SHOULD BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR
THREATENING WEATHER CONDITIONS AND LISTEN FOR LATER STATEMENTS
AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS.

&&

OTHER WATCH INFORMATION…CONTINUE…WW 113…

DISCUSSION…THUNDERSTORM DEVELOPMENT IS EXPECTED TO RAPIDLY
INCREASE IN COVERAGE THIS AFTERNOON…POSSIBLY INCLUDING AN EVOLVING
MESOSCALE CONVECTIVE SYSTEM…IN ADDITION TO DISCRETE SUPERCELLS.
THE ENVIRONMENT…PARTICULARLY ACROSS PARTS OF WESTERN INTO CENTRAL
MISSOURI MAY BECOME INCREASINGLY CONDUCIVE TO A STRONG TORNADO OR
TWO…IN ADDITION TO THE RISK FOR LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WIND
GUSTS.

Check out the Radar

http://radar.weather.gov/Conus/full_loop.php

 

storm chasers are out in full force

http://www.chasertv.com/

 

Wednesday – Maximum TOR:CON – 7 south-central and
central OK; 5 southwest Missouri

Wednesday night – Maximum TOR:CON – 6 south-central OK, 5 north-central TX; 4 central MO, central IL.

Stay safe everyone!

http://www.weather.com/news/tornado-torcon-index

 

ULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
120 PM EDT WED APR 17 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MORRISTOWN HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
MORGAN COUNTY IN EAST TENNESSEE…

* UNTIL 215 PM EDT 

* AT 114 PM EDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL…AND
DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED 10
MILES NORTHWEST OF WARTBURG…AND WAS MOVING EAST AT 10 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE…
WARTBURG AND SUNBRIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

IN ADDITION TO LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS…CONTINUOUS CLOUD TO
GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. MOVE INDOORS
IMMEDIATELY! LIGHTNING IS ONE OF NATURES NUMBER ONE KILLERS.
REMEMBER…IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER…YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE
STRUCK BY LIGHTNING.

 

Severe Weather Update – 1230pm Wed Apr 17 2013


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