A tale of the day which featured a dozen twisters from one storm, all atop some of the best terrain in Tornado Alley.
For late May, it’s harder to get quieter than this. Aside from Friday and Saturday, tornado threats over the next 7 days look minimal.
Last night, James and Mark were guests on WeatherBrains, a podcast dedicated to talking about all things weather.
Today and Friday will be active across the Plains and into the western Midwest, with dozens of tornadoes possible.
Fairly strong tornado potential today through Thursday before a much quieter pattern takes over this weekend into early next week.
Aside from today, it looks fairly quiet through the weekend. Then things start to pick up at the start of the work week in the central U.S.
Here’s a concise look at the official tornado record.
A slow-but-steady mid-May tornado threat appears to be in the works, mostly favoring the normal May targets of the central and southern Plains.
This tornado is considered the second deadliest in U.S. history.
The next seven days will feature mainly low tornado threats, with tornadoes expected to return to the Plains during the first half of next week.
Nearly the whole town was destroyed by one of the scariest tornado events in recent history.
I hope you like chasing in the jungle, otherwise the next seven days will be slim pickings for chasers.