Saturday Night, Sunday-Tuesday Spring Storm Update

29 03 2008

Spring Storm/Map Updates


A major spring storm is set to hit the region Sunday into Tuesday. This storm will be capable of producing flooding rains, severe storms, and snow. Heavy flooding rains look to hit the Mississippi Vally, some areas may pick up 3-4 inches of rain out of this event, which will lead to more flooding problems. Another threat with this system will be a severe weather outbreak. The first severe event will occur Sunday and Sunday Night, severe storms will develop along a cold front in Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas, while other severe storms may develop along a warm front in Missouri, and Iowa. On Monday and Monday Night the second part of the outbreak will occur, with severe storms developing along a cold front in Texas, Oklahoma, Missouri, and Iowa. These storms will from into a squall line and bow echos, and push east across Missouri, Arkansas, and Illinois. Both rounds of severe storms will be capable of producing tornadoes, damaging winds, and hail. This looks like it may turn out to be a major outbreak, please stay tuned for further updates. On the backside of this system several inches of snow will fall in Nebraska, South Dakota, Minnasota, and Northern Wisconsin. Below are updated maps showing where severe storms, flooding and snow will be possible.





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