tornadoes

  1. Russell Jones

    Minnesota Severe Storms Conference -- Worth Attending!

    If you're within a day's drive of the Twin Cities, you might want to seriously consider attending our Minnesota Severe Storms Conference held at the College of St. Thomas downtown Minneapolis campus on Saturday, April 27th, 2019. This year's Keynote Speaker is going to be: Dr. Jana Houser...
  2. Lou Ruh

    Outbreak in Pennsylvania (et al) October 2, 2018

    Very interesting event/outbreak this week in the NE US. Numerous EF2 and EF1 tornadoes occurred. The Capital Weather Gang has a nice writeup at...
  3. Ash Bray

    Meteorology student looking to chase

    Hello, weather enthusiasts! My name is Ash and I'm an Atmospheric Science and Meterology student through the The University of Arizona, residing in West Virginia. Upon graduation, I hope to work with a weather team to develop new radar programs and help increase tornado warning times. With that...
  4. Georgia leads country in number of tornadoes for 2017

    http://www.wsbtv.com/news/local/atlanta/georgia-leading-country-in-number-of-tornadoes-for-2017/509474131 Georgia is leading the country in the number of tornadoes that have broken out across the country in 2017 so far. As of April 3, Georgia has had 55 confirmed tornadoes touch down in the...
  5. Taylor Wright

    2016-11-27 REPORTS

    What an interesting day. Knew the day had low-topped supercell potential, so decided to venture out with an initial target of Osborne, KS. We figured that was the best combination of low level SRH and moisture. At a glance, parameters were marginal, but CAPE profiles through the depth of the...
  6. Kyle Brittain

    Nocturnal Tornadoes

    If this thread has been discussed at length elsewhere, feel free to re-direct. I was reading about this event the other day and it had me wondering: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1998_Kissimmee_tornado_outbreak Why do nocturnal tornadoes tend to occur with a greater frequency in Dixie Alley...
  7. KendraReed

    Extreme Tornado Outbreaks Have Become More Common

    Thoughts? "Now, a new study shows that the average number of tornadoes in these outbreaks has risen since 1954, and that the chance of extreme outbreaks —tornado factories like the one in 2011—has also increased." http://iri.columbia.edu/news/tornado-outbreaks/
  8. Justin Bailey

    2015-11-11 EVENT: KS, NE, MO, IL, IA, AR, TN, KY, TX, OK, LA

    several model runs in a row now have shown a strong storm system moving though the srn plains, mid ms river valley, tn valley, and ohio valley areas next wednesday and thursday. Some understandable uncertainty exists to strenght and timing of this system due to it still being several days away...
  9. KendraReed

    The Most Tornado-Prone Counties In America

    "This week I came across an analysis by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)’s Storm Prediction Center showing what counties in the United States experience the most tornadoes. The top spot went to Weld County, Colorado." ~ Marshall Shepherd...