Thursday May 1st Severe Weather/High Temp. Forecast

30 04 2008

Thursday Severe Weather /High Tempereture Forecast


Another Warm day is on tap for Thursday as a strong system enters the region. High temperatures should reach into the 70’s, 80’s, and 90’s for many areas. Later on Thursday the storm system will start to push through the Plain states. This storm may trigger severe storms to develop late Thursday Afternoon, or Evening. I have issued a moderate risk of severe wx for Thursday. Although there is still some uncertainty on how widespread, or exactly if or when the storms will develop, if they do develop they will have the potential to produce large hail, damaging winds, and tornadoes. Severe storms are also possible on Friday, but I will hold off on an outlook map until more details come in. Below is my severe weather outlook for Thursday, and below that is the high temperature forecast for Thursday.

May 1-2nd Severe Weather Outlook/Wednesday April 30th Temp. Forecast

29 04 2008

Thursday/Friday Severe Weather Possibility/Wednesday Temperature Forecast


Another storm system is getting set to enter the region for thursday and Friday. Ahead of this system on Wednesday temperature are expected to continue to warm into the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, and 90’s for many areas. This storm will also bring the chance of severe storms on Thursday and Friday. There are still several things that have to be worked for this outbreak. Thus I have only issued a regional day-by-day severe weather map, and have not issued a categorical severe weather outlook for each day yet, that will be done tomorrow when more info comes in. For both days the main threat looks to be damaging winds, large hail and an isolated tornado.  Below is my severe weather outlook for Thursday/Friday, and below that is the high temp. forecast for Wednesday.


Tuesday April 29th Temp. Outlook/Late Week Storm Potential

28 04 2008

Tuesday High Temperature Forecast/Late Week Storm Potential


Another warm up is expected to begin on Tuesday ahead of a storm system that will affect the region later this week. Temperatures on Tuesday are expected to rebound back into the 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s for many areas. Later in the week, on Thursday and Friday a storm system will move into the region bringing the chance of snow to the Upper Plains, and a chance of severe weather to the Plains, Midwest, and Great Lakes. There are still many things that need to be worked out on this storm, thus there will be more posts on it in the coming days as we approach the event. Below is the high temperature forecast for Tuesday.

Monday April 28th Severe Weather Potential

27 04 2008

Monday Severe Weather Potential


On Monday a storm system is expected to continue to push east towards the Atlantic Coast. This storm will bring the chance for severe storms on Monday to the East Coast. Areas to be affected are Costal states including North Carolina, South Carlolina, Northern Florida, and Virginia. It is not expected to be a big event, the main threats look to be hail and damaging winds. Also on Monday an upper air disturbance will be moving through the Midwest. This will bring the chance for some rain and snow showers to Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, Iowa, and Wisconsin. There is also a chance some low topped thunderstorms may develop and produce some small hail in those areas. Below is my severe weather outlook for Monday.

April 25-26th Upper Midwest Snowstorm Totals

27 04 2008

Snowstorm Snow Totals


A late season snowstorm affected Minnesota, South Dakota, and Norht Dakota on Friday and Saturday. It produced blizzard conditions, along with heavy snow totals. Below is a list of the top 5 snow totals by state.

South Dakota:                       North Dakota:                 Minnesota:

Watertown: 19.0                       Wahpeton: 18.0              Pelican Rapids: 18.0

Clear Lake: 17.0                        Mantador: 10.0                  Brandon: 15.5

Victor: 16.0                                  Fargo: 9.1                        Phelps: 15.0

Forestburg: 15.0                      Lidgerwood: 8.5               Fergus Falls: 15.0

Mitchell: 14.0                              Havana: 5.5                      Hawley: 15.0

Sunday April 27th Severe Weather Potential

26 04 2008

Sunday Severe Weather Possibility


On Sunday a storm system will continue to push through the Southern U.S. It will bring another possibility of severe storms to the Southern states. Areas to be affected include: Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama. The main threats will be large hail, damaging winds, an isolated tornado, and flooding rains. Severe weather may also be possible on Monday, but areas to be affected and details are still unclear. Below is my severe weather outlook for Sunday.

Saturday April 26th Severe Weather Possibility

25 04 2008

Saturday Severe Weather Potential


As one system exits the region another system will start to affect the region. On Saturday in the wake of Fridays system, temperatures will cool down into the 40’s, 50’s and 60’s. The focus will then shift to the Southern Plains where severe weather will break out on Saturday. I have issued a slight risk for severe storms, with the main threats being hail, damaging winds, and an isolated tornado. Below is my severe weather outlook for Saturday.