Thursday, May 3, 2012

Large Hail, Damaging Wind Threats Dominate Today

Overall Risk

Hail Risk

Tornado Risk

Damaging Wind Risk
There is a threat for large hail and damaging winds today, mainly from northern Missouri into Michigan.

Storm clusters are ongoing in the midst of fair instability. Some of these storm cells are severe. Forecasts from the WRF are showing that this was indeed predicted, and that model is showing these storms to eventually impact the eastern half of the highlighted area in the Damaging Wind graphic. When they come through, it is looking like these storms won't be extremely severe, but be warned that models can underestimate severe weather, so I will trust the SPC on this one and believe that the storms will live up to the risk.

No comments: