It’s been a relatively tame peak season in 2016. The signals for June are mixed.
June is typically the final month of peak tornado activity in any given year. What it often lacks in huge outbreaks, it makes up in consistency of days with tornadoes.
On June 16, 2014 a family of tornadoes dropped from a parent supercell moving over northeast Nebraska.
Usually as we hit the end of June, large-scale tornado activity begins to noticeably wane. Though June may go out with a bang, the lessening of activity was noticeable during the final third of the month.
June 16, 17 and 18 will be remembered for their tornadoes in the years to come. The month may still have more activity to send us as well.
Nebraska has been in the news a lot lately. Something of a twister apocalypse? Well, not entirely.
A number of tornadoes formed over the Plains and upper Midwest on June 16, 2014. The event in northeast Nebraska was one to remember.
The second week of June featured a tornado outbreak in Colorado and plenty of spinups elsewhere. More tornadoes are expected this week.
June 2014 kicked off with the most active week for tornadoes in over a month. The high plains was a favored location throughout.
There are a number of regions across the United States that see an exorbitant amount of tornadoes in a given year. None more so than what’s classified as Tornado Alley by the National Climatic Data Center.
In the cold season, tornadoes generally hang out around the Gulf of Mexico. But in spring and summer they surge north to threaten much of the country.
Want to look back at how past storm chase season’s progressed? We’ve got the maps for you!