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.
We’re in for an active tornado period over the next several days, with Friday-Sunday being the main days to watch.
The 1917 case is perhaps the most relentless of all the outbreak sequence events that that will be covered in this series.
A more significant tornado potential sets up across the South at the end of the week.
Tornado warnings outpace tornadoes by about 2.5 to 1. But where are they most common year-to-year?