You can’t make chasing all about tornadoes if you want to have a good time.
…Including the “busts.”
Despite minimal attention in the lead up, May 9 ended up producing about two dozen tornadoes, including the first violent one of the year.
Tornadoes have been confirmed in Oklahoma, Nebraska, and Iowa from the first larger daytime event of the year in that region.
For the first case study on outbreak sequences, we examine two weeks of nearly nonstop tornadoes. Twisters brought devastating results from the central and southern Plains eastward into the Mid-Mississippi Valley and Great Lakes.
This storm was an oddball. While it hit a place that sees tornadoes with regularity, the timing was kind of bizarre.
An over-performing day dropped numerous tornadoes across Texas and Oklahoma. A reminder that tornado outbreaks just happen sometimes.
While much of the week was fairly tame, it was book ended by larger events. Looks like more tornadoes are ahead.
Now matter how you slice it, the first full week of May 2015 was a big one for tornadoes.
The first significant tornado outbreak of 2015 brought tornado activity to a region spanning from Nebraska to Texas.
Plentiful storminess continues, but there’s just been a handful of tornadoes by comparison.
The tornado drought of March 2015 came to an end with a fatal tornado in northeast Oklahoma and another hit to Moore.