Friday, April 15, 2011

Supercell-O-Rama Continues

The above regional radar composite was taken just a few moments ago.  As you can see, supercell thunderstorms continue on a rampage across the Southeast.

Below is a close-up image of the Jackson, MS radar, showing not 1, not 2, but 4 vigorously rotating supercells (noted by the purple circles):

There are a total of 14 tornado warnings in effect across the Southeast as of this writing (red outlined areas on the image below):

The latest Tornado Watch to be issued includes the Atlanta Metro area:

The latest report of significant tornadoes with damage in a more heavily populated area comes from the Tuscaloosa, Alabama area.  More to come on that in a later post.

Below is a photo on Twitter of a large tornado near Geiger, Al earlier this afternoon (this is to the SW of Tuscaloosa):

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