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Month: May 2018

May 2, 2018: Another Round of Severe Weather in the Central Plains

May 2, 2018: Another Round of Severe Weather in the Central Plains

Update: 9:00 PM CDT May 2 While it looks like things have not been too bad in the Oklahoma City area, there have been a few tornado warnings. The most interesting looking storm at the moment is what could be a possible tornado embedded in a line of thunderstorms that just passed through the northeast side of Norman, Oklahoma. Radar showed rotational velocity of about 30 knots, which while not terribly strong, was at an altitude of only 300 feet….

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May 1, 2018: Moderate Risk in the Central Plains

May 1, 2018: Moderate Risk in the Central Plains

Update: 9:15 PM Tuesday Taking a look at today’s storm reports from SPC, it looks like we have had quite the severe weather day. As of this writing, there are 20 tornado reports (note that some of these reports are likely the same tornado, so the actual number of tornadoes is almost certainly less than this number), 15 damaging wind reports (including a wind gust to 80 MPH near Wymore, Neb.), and an astounding 116 large hail reports (the largest…

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