Sunday, April 27, 2014

MAJOR SEVERE WEATHER OUTBREAK, Midwest avoids the worst of the action

A large line of strong to severe thunderstorms is pushing through the Midwest. The main threats will be damaging winds as the line continues to race to the Northeast. A few embedded tornadoes are possible ahead of the line, called gustnadoes. The horizontal shear in the winds can cause rapid spin-ups and cause a quick damaging tornado, stay safe as the line passes through your neighborhood. The line will weaken as it pushes into more stable air.
Meanwhile, a major tornado outbreak is getting ready to break out further south. A HIGH risk of tornadoes is now in effect for the areas in pink below: