Plan ahead for the threat of severe weather for portions of Central Florida on Thursday. The SPC has issued their standard slight risk for severe weather for much of the Peninsula of Florida. Locations included in the risk are Tampa, St. Petersburg, Melbourne, Ft. Myers, and all of Lake Okeechobee. Travel could be impacted on […]
It is National Severe Weather Preparedness week across the country. Now is the time to make any plans on how you and your loved ones will be prepared and ready for the next time your location is impacted by severe weather.
The first day of National Severe Weather Preparedness Week begins with a threat of severe weather across the Lower Mississippi River Valley. A strong storm system will cause a threat of severe weather today from eastern Texas to western Mississippi. If you are traveling in these areas, which does include Interstates 10, 20, & 35, use caution as all modes of severe weather will be possible.
A very busy day of severe weather ahead as the SPC has a slight risk for severe weather from the Gulf Coast to the Ohio River Valley. Within this risk area, there is an enhanced threat and the SPC has issued a moderate risk foe severe weather for northern Mississippi, northwestern Alabama, Tennessee, and Kentucky. […]
Severe weather is back in the forecast. The next several day will be quite active from the Ozarks to the East Coast as a storm system will be impacting these areas and will bring with it the chance for organized and widespread severe weather. Plan ahead and stay weather aware as severe weather will occur during the overnight hours.
Saturday, December 21, 2013, which is the first day of winter, will greet many areas of the U.S. with a significant threat of severe weather. The SPC has issued a slight risk for severe weather from the Gulf Coast to the Ohio River Valley. Within this slight risk, and enhanced area of very strong thunderstorms […]
A rare November outbreak of severe weather across the Midwest and Great Lakes caused widespread damage as several large tornadoes occurred across the region. Millions of people were included in three risks of severe weather that stretched from the Southeast to the Northeast. A great forecast leading up the the event had many people informed and prepared for this threat.
Over an 18 month period, the National Weather Service Doppler Radars have undergone a drastic upgrade in order to make the U.S. a weather ready nation. These upgrades, known as Dual-polarization are making radars even more powerful and proving to provide additional life-saving information about the weather.
Things were quite a bit different in April 1974 as the U.S. braced for a serious severe weather outbreak. While forecasters knew it was going to be bad, they had no idea it would be a generational tornado outbreak as 147 tornadoes struck the U.S. in 24 hours. The forecasts and warnings were incredible given the state of technology in 1974. Many improvements came out of that disaster.