Tuesday, February 10th 2009 Weather Outlook

9 02 2009

Tuesday’s Weather Outlook; West System, Plains/Mississippi Valley/Ohio Valley


On Tuesday a system will enter the West, as a system pushes east into the Plains. Rain will be likely in the lower elevations of the West, as snow will be likely in the higher elevations. This is as a new system moves in. In the Plains, Mississippi Valley and Ohio Valley, a system will work into the area. Snow will be likely in the Northern Plains, as a system exits the area. Showers and storms are likely in the Mississippi Valley and Plains. There is a moderate risk for severe storms in portions of Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Kansas. With a slight risk in surrounding states. Within the moderate risk area, SB CAPE and ML CAPE will get up near 2500 J/KG, Effective Bulk Shear around 60KT, and ample moisture. Severe storms will develop late in the Afternoon. Storms will expand across the region, and will likely be severe as the head eastward through the overnight hours. The main threats from the storms will be tornadoes, damaging winds, and hail. Below is the severe weather and snowfall outlook for Tuesday.