Friday, April 10th 2009 Weather Outlook

10 04 2009

Friday’s Weather Outlook; Mississippi Valley/Southeast/Ohio Valley/Mid-Atlantic System, West System


On Friday, a system will continue to push east through the Ohio Valley, while a system continue to move through the West. Showers and storms will be likely in portions of the Ohio Valley, Mississippi Valley, Southeast and Mid-Atlantic, as a system pushes through the area. There is a high risk for severe storms in portions of  Tennesse, Alabama and Georiga, with a moderate and slight risk in surrounding areas. CAPE values will be around 2000 J/KG, LI’s of -7, dewpoints in the 60’s and Effective bulk shear values of 55-70KT. This along with a system pushing through, will help storms become severe. storms will develop in the Morning across portions of Kentucky, Tennesse and Mississippi. They will race eastward through the day. The main threats will be hail, damaging winds and tornadoes. In the West, a system will continue to push through the region. Snow will be possible in the higher elevations and showers and storms in the lower elevations. Below is the severe weather and snowfall outlook for Friday.