04/22/05: TALK: Midwest into the Southeast

The deep convection that has developed in southeast MO/southwest IL will likely strengthen as it moves into a more favorable low-level environment, allowing for the activity to become more surface-based -- increasing the potential for damaging winds (quite possibley a few significant gusts with bow echo structures). The background environment is charactorized by more than 1000j/kg of SBCAPE and 40 knots of effective shear.

Still no WW issued...

..Nick..
 
The cell just W of Mount Vernon, IL is looking rather potent, with good development extending southward from there.

I am ready for some action as this activity gets it's act together and moves toward me later. It's good to see something on the scope after what has been a rather storm deprived season for my area thus far this season.
 
BTW, just in case anyone would like to listen in to severe weather coverage, here's a couple of radio station streams that provide severe weather coverage:

In the Lousiville, KY area (includes SRN IN):

www.whas.com

And in the Lexington, KY area:

www.wlap.com

Just go there and click the "listen live" option.
 
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