Archive for May, 2011
Looks like we could be heading for a slow start to June. It’s my plan to take advantage of the next two weeks to work on my forecasting knowledge. I have some reading in I have been wanting to get in and a few super cell/tornado case studies I want to study. Also planning to [...]
Cell moving through Bowling Green, MO… just north of me. SPC has a Meso Discussion up about it. Not sure I wanna go chasing a hail storm today. I will wait and see what happens behind this run.
SPC has a narrow 5% hatch running through northern/central MO today and most of IL (central). We will have to see how morning convection plays out this morning and see what the cap does. STL area through central IL may see some some super cell development. Not sure there is enough potential to get me [...]
Slight chance of tornadic super cells in southern-central OK tomorrow afternoon/evening. Seem most likely to be hail producers more than anything, but it is May. It has been a very busy day, so I have not looked at the forecast models in any detail myself. Mikey Gribble has pointed out that mid and upper level [...]
Picture taken on 05/25/2011 of a wall cloud in Warenton, MO. Wall cloud only produced a few small funnel clouds. Only thing I was able to catch on this high risk day. Missed a tornado later that evening by less than 3 miles in Mount Vernon, IL.