Monday, July 11, 2011

July 11 Moderate Risk Severe Weather Discussion

A Moderate Risk is in effect for the following areas:
-Southwest MI
-Northeast IL
-West Ohio

A MCS is currently moving across the Lower Great Lakes at this hour and producing very strong winds and torrential rain.
Damage has been observed in these storms, to the extent of trees falling on houses.
MCS means Mesoscale Convective System, or a cluster of thunderstorms in a fairly big area.
This moderate risk was ignited by the risk of damaging winds.

Today's Hail Threat

Today's Tornado Threat

today's wind risk

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