Severe Weather Forecast for Saturday Feb 23rd

Medium-range model output continues to indicate strong cyclogenesis will commence across the southern Plains by 12Z Saturday, before continuing northeastward through the Great Lakes region by 12Z Sunday. The guidance indicates that the rapid evolution of a broad and deep cyclone is likely, aided by a vigorous short wave impulse emerging from the Southwest. It […]

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National Weather Forecast for 02/12/2019

  Coastal and lower elevation rain, along with heavy mountain snow, is forecast to continue across much of the western states as multiple fronts move onshore through the end of the week. Conditions will be favorable for heavy rain along the central and southern Californian coast which will maintain an elevated risk for flash flooding, […]

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It’s Been 6 Years since a Violent EF4 Tornado Impacted Hattiesburg, MS

The 2013 Hattiesburg, Mississippi tornado was a large violent EF4 multiple-vortex wedge tornado that, on Sunday, February 10, 2013, devastated the city of Hattiesburg, Mississippi as well as portions of surrounding areas of West Hattiesburg, Hattiesburg, and Petal. The tornado was one of eight that touched down in southern Mississippi and southwestern Alabama that day. It reached a maximum path width of 0.75 mi (1.21 km) in its path through the Hattiesburg area and […]

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What are Straight-Line Winds?

Each severe weather season, tornadoes, destructive hail, and straight-line winds wreak havoc across the U.S. All are dangerous, but of these, one is more likely to impact you than any other. This distinction belongs to straight-line winds. Straight-line winds are damaging winds (typically 60mph or greater) that travel in a uniform direction as they propagate […]

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