Heads up for northern US chasers. Moderate Risk is up today for MN/NE/IA/SD/ND. Main threats are hail and wind, with 5% tornado probabilities. Could be an interesting day with surface low, +70F dewpoints and a cooperative cap.
TORNADO WATCH LIKELY WILL BE ISSUED FOR PORTIONS OF ERN SD...SWRN MN ...NERN NEB AND NWRN IA WITHIN THE NEXT 1 TO 2 HOURS.
MONITORING PORTIONS OF SWRN IA/NWRN MO...AND PERHAPS EXTREME SERN NEB AND NERN KS FOR A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH.
Originally posted by James McCormick
Jason, if you have to cross south, there is a good road south out of Yankton and a road south out of Vermillion. If you get to Vermillion and think you will need to get further south, that is the place to cross, though it will cause problems with visibility given trees and such.
THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A
TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF
EXTREME NORTHWEST IOWA
EASTERN SOUTH DAKOTA
EFFECTIVE THIS SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 315 PM UNTIL 1000
TORNADOES...HAIL TO 3 INCHES IN DIAMETER...THUNDERSTORM WIND GUSTS
TO 80 MPH...AND DANGEROUS LIGHTNING ARE POSSIBLE IN THESE AREAS.