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Severe Weather Forecast: Outbreak of Severe Storms and Tornadoes Possible Through Early Next Week
weather.com ^ | April 26, 2014

Posted on 04/26/2014 4:04:48 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012

An outbreak of severe thunderstorms and tornadoes could occur from this weekend through early next week as a potent storm system slowly pushes east across the nation. Locations from the Plains into the Mississippi Valley, Ohio Valley and parts of the South could see severe weather on one or multiple days.

This widespread threat of severe weather begins Saturday in the Plains. If you are in one of regions affected, be sure you have a plan to get the latest weather information multiple times a day. The specific forecasts for each day are below.

(Excerpt) Read more at weather.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: severe; storms; tornados

1 posted on 04/26/2014 4:04:49 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: ilovesarah2012

I’m expecting large hail here by midnight.


2 posted on 04/26/2014 4:26:57 PM PDT by rdl6989
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To: rdl6989

I don’t follow national weather much but looks like these storms will impact a large segment of the nation. I am in SC and they are forecasting bad storms here Monday/Tuesday.

Stay safe.


3 posted on 04/26/2014 4:33:04 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: ilovesarah2012

Heads up, everyone!


4 posted on 04/26/2014 4:33:45 PM PDT by miserare (2014--The Year We Fight Back!)
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To: ilovesarah2012

National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center Outlook:

http://www.spc.noaa.gov/products/outlook/

Arkansas...


5 posted on 04/26/2014 4:37:09 PM PDT by jjotto ("Ya could look it up!")
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To: ilovesarah2012

Tornado Watch being considered now for parts of northern Texas and southwest Oklahoma.


6 posted on 04/26/2014 4:48:16 PM PDT by rdl6989
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To: rdl6989

Oops, a link to it might help.

http://www.spc.noaa.gov/products/md/md0410.html


7 posted on 04/26/2014 4:48:43 PM PDT by rdl6989
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To: rdl6989

Sounds like it’s gonna be a bad few days. Hope everyone stays safe.


8 posted on 04/26/2014 4:48:59 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: jjotto

I’ve been lurking on some of the weather forums and the meteorologists there are very worried about Arkansas on Monday. It’s going to be bad.


9 posted on 04/26/2014 4:51:07 PM PDT by rdl6989
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To: rdl6989

Well, at least it’s not likely to be as bad as the UK Daily Mail reported:

“The twisters may touch down in the highly populated metro areas of Dallas, Kansas City and Omaha before shifting east towards St Louis, Memphis, Nashville and Baton Rouge, NOAA said.”


10 posted on 04/26/2014 4:54:53 PM PDT by jjotto ("Ya could look it up!")
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To: jjotto

Shaking my head at that.


11 posted on 04/26/2014 4:57:40 PM PDT by rdl6989
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To: ilovesarah2012

Too cold up here in WI for tornados. It’s been a cold spring.


12 posted on 04/26/2014 4:58:37 PM PDT by virgil (The evil that men do lives after them)
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To: rdl6989

I’m guessing the hype is about extreme weather events caused by climate change.

Because, you know, except for every year about this time, this is the worst outbreak of extreme weather EVER! I know ‘cause I saw it on Twitter.


13 posted on 04/26/2014 5:02:37 PM PDT by jjotto ("Ya could look it up!")
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To: ilovesarah2012

Probably from this crap that is whistling across northern Arizona right now. The wind is crazy.


14 posted on 04/26/2014 5:06:34 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Obama's smidgens are coming home to roost.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer; ilovesarah2012

In southern Arizona and we are having super ugly winds today. Its very cold and lots of dust. Visibility ain’t so hot.


15 posted on 04/26/2014 6:03:22 PM PDT by SisterK (behold a pale horse)
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To: jjotto

So tornadoes hate populated areas? They hunt them like wolf packs after elk.


16 posted on 04/26/2014 6:42:41 PM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: rdl6989

Got links? My folks are in NE AR.....Thanks


17 posted on 04/26/2014 6:58:18 PM PDT by colinhester
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To: rdl6989

Arkansas needs to be worried tomorrow (Sunday) not so much on Monday...


18 posted on 04/26/2014 7:03:58 PM PDT by halo66
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To: rdl6989

From the Tulsa NWS

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
419 PM CDT SAT APR 26 2014

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-270930-
BENTON-CARROLL-WASHINGTON AR-MADISON-CRAWFORD-FRANKLIN-SEBASTIAN-
PUSHMATAHA-CHOCTAW-OSAGE-WASHINGTON OK-NOWATA-CRAIG-OTTAWA-PAWNEE-
TULSA-ROGERS-MAYES-DELAWARE-CREEK-OKFUSKEE-OKMULGEE-WAGONER-
CHEROKEE-ADAIR-MUSKOGEE-MCINTOSH-SEQUOYAH-PITTSBURG-HASKELL-
LATIMER-LE FLORE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROGERS...BENTONVILLE...BERRYVILLE...
EUREKA SPRINGS...FAYETTEVILLE...SPRINGDALE...HUNTSVILLE...
VAN BUREN...OZARK...CHARLESTON...FORT SMITH...ANTLERS...CLAYTON...
HUGO...PAWHUSKA...BARTLESVILLE...NOWATA...VINITA...MIAMI...
PAWNEE...TULSA...CLAREMORE...PRYOR...JAY...BRISTOW...OKEMAH...
OKMULGEE...WAGONER...TAHLEQUAH...STILWELL...MUSKOGEE...EUFAULA...
SALLISAW...MCALESTER...STIGLER...WILBURTON...POTEAU
419 PM CDT SAT APR 26 2014

...SEVERE STORMS LIKELY SUNDAY WITH A THREAT OF TORNADOES...

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP SUNDAY AFTERNOON IN
EASTERN OKLAHOMA...LIKELY EAST OF A LINE FROM BARTLESVILLE TO
MCALESTER TO BOSWELL. THE STORMS MAY INITIALLY BE WIDELY SCATTERED
AS THEY INTENSIFY...BUT WILL BECOME MORE NUMEROUS AFTER 5PM AS THE
STORMS MOVE TOWARD WESTERN ARKANSAS. THE STORMS WILL LIKELY REACH
THEIR GREATEST INTENSITY SUNDAY EVENING IN WESTERN ARKANSAS AND FAR
EASTERN OKLAHOMA. TORNADOES...WIND GUSTS TO 75 MPH AND 3 INCH HAIL
COULD OCCUR WITH THE MOST INTENSE CELLS.

WHILE THERE REMAINS SOME UNCERTAINTY RELATING TO THE SPECIFIC AREAS
THAT WILL BE AT MOST RISK...PARTS OF ARKANSAS AND PERHAPS EXTREME
EASTERN OKLAHOMA...ARE EXPECTED TO EXPERIENCE LIFE-THREATENING
STORMS SUNDAY EVENING. THAT THREAT INCLUDES THE POTENTIAL FOR
STRONG AND POSSIBLY LONG-TRACK TORNADOES.

IF YOU ARE IN ARKANSAS OR EXTREME EASTERN OKLAHOMA YOU SHOULD USE
THIS EVENING TO REVIEW YOUR SEVERE ACTIONS PLANS. THIS SHOULD BE
DONE NOT ONLY FOR YOUR HOME...BUT ALSO FOR WHERE YOU EXPECT TO BE
SUNDAY EVENING. THIS IS ALSO A GOOD TIME TO CHECK BATTERY-POWER
DEVICES AND ENSURE YOUR FAMILY CAN QUICKLY SEEK SHELTER IF
NECESSARY.


19 posted on 04/26/2014 7:07:16 PM PDT by halo66
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To: halo66

You guys in harm’s way,stay safe.

Tornadoes are frightening.

.


20 posted on 04/26/2014 7:13:00 PM PDT by Mears
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To: colinhester

The areas in red have the highest threat of strong/long track tornadoes. This area in red(Moderate Risk) may be upgraded to a High Risk by tomorrow...Your folks should pay careful attention.

http://www.srh.noaa.gov/lzk/


21 posted on 04/26/2014 7:13:42 PM PDT by halo66
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Yes...the upper level low pressure over Arizona will be the “kicker” for the severe weather.


22 posted on 04/26/2014 7:15:41 PM PDT by halo66
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To: jjotto

They sure worded that wrong! LOL The Storm Prediction Center does outline which large metropolitan centers are in the risk area and how many millions of folks may be affected.


23 posted on 04/26/2014 7:18:08 PM PDT by halo66
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To: halo66

Thanks for the link. Hoping for the best tomorrow.


24 posted on 04/26/2014 7:26:46 PM PDT by colinhester
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To: ilovesarah2012

More proof of climate change!


25 posted on 04/26/2014 7:32:46 PM PDT by Hugin
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To: SisterK

Bad winds last night about 2 am till dawn here in SoCal. Lots of rain too. It was a fast moving storm. Cold here today too.


26 posted on 04/26/2014 9:13:24 PM PDT by Conservative4Ever (waiting for my Magic 8 ball to give me an answer)
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To: All

The first round of heavy rain is here now (Topeka, Kansas the eastern part of the state) The area forecast discussion says the “discreet supercells” will be here in a few hours.


27 posted on 04/27/2014 8:52:43 AM PDT by rdl6989
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