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April 30

Tornado Tip-Offs, Lessons of 2011 Tornado Super-Outbreak, Western Drought Deepens

A Real Warm Front Arrives Saturday With apologies to The Beatles, Minnesota’s transition to summer is a long and winding road, littered with stormy potholes. It often comes down to situational awareness – keeping tabs on the weather pattern and listening for county-specific watches and warnings. But don’t neglect gut feel. In August of ‘09 conditions were ripe for twisters. I remember watching the sky turn green, running down to our dock and taping the formation of a tornado, roughly 5 minutes before the sirens sounded. A green tint to the sky may be the result of large hail. Tornado-producing...

April 21

Tracking 30-Year Climate Average Trends – NOAA: Hot Summer – Debunking Siren Myths

NOAA Climate.gov NOAA Climate.gov Tracking the Trends. NOAA will be shortly releasing (formally) the new 1991-2020 average weather data for the USA. The graphic above shows how much of the USA is trending not only warmer, but wetter over time. The “averages” are reacting to a warming Earth. Looking Warmer. The transition to summer is always a rocky road, but GFS guidance is showing a stronger warm signal for the first week of May as a ridge of high pressure builds over the central U.S. – an “Omega Block” keeping the west and New England unseasonably cool. On March 25,...