Friday, April 22, 2011

Severe Weather Update - Southern Plains

The above image was taken just a moment ago.  It shows radar reflectivity, overlain on top of a visible satellite picture.  

As you can see, intense thunderstorms are underway across southcentral through northeast Oklahoma, and on into southwest Missouri.  The northwest corner of Arkansas is about to be impacted as well as these storms move toward the East or Northeast.  Thunderstorms are just beginning to form across northwest Texas, and will become severe this evening.

Severe Thunderstorm and Tornado watches are currently in effect for the following regions this evening:

Large hail, damaging winds and tornadoes are possible with severe storms this evening.  Please stay alert to the weather if you live in these areas.

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