Saturday April 14, the main event that the three of us were waiting for had finally arrived. A high risk day across the central plains, one that had already made the record books before it even began! The team was excited and we all thought and said to each other ‘if we don’t see a tornado today, we are doing something wrong!’.
Very strong rotation over eastern Dallas headed east into Mesquite at this time. Tornado reports from Corinth, west of Justin, & Springtown already. High wind reports and storm damage from Saginaw and Fort Worth. Large hail up to 4.25 inches in Irving already. The night isnt over people, stay tuned to your local weather service [read more...]
Storms have kicked up off the dryline in western Oklahoma and north west Texas. Storm movement is NE to ENE at 25-30 kts. Several rotating supercells have emerged over west central Oklahoma, while convection is just now beginning across north west Texas. Radar snap from Frederick, OK radar site at 3:22pm CDT. Radar snap from Vance AFB, [read more...]
PDS Tornado Watch # 356 has been issued for all of central Oklahoma and parts of north central and north west Texas. Storm initiation is expected by 2 – 3pm CDT, and move ENE at 25-30kts. This means the DFW Metroplex and I-35 corridor is likely to be affected by 5-8pm CDT. URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED [read more...]
The Storm Prediction Center in Norman, OK is forecasting a large tornado outbreak on Tuesday across much of Kansas, Oklahoma, and north Texas, including the DFW Metroplex. Very favorable conditions are coming into place for Tuesday afternoon to create a ‘classic plains tornadic outbreak’ as the SPC has mentioned. EDIT: The SPC has upgraded areas [read more...]