Month: August 2019

26 Aug

May 23, 2019 – Slapout – Laverne, OK Tornadoes

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May 23rd featured an expansive enhanced risk of severe weather stretching from Emporia, KS southwest into the southern Texas Panhandle. A stationary front was positioned across Northern Oklahoma into the Texas Panhandle. South of this feature dewpoints into the upper 60s to low 70s was advecting into the area setting the stage for severe weather as MLCAPE values were forecast to reach 3,000 J/Kg.


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15 Aug

May 21, 2019 – Central Kansas

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May 21st featured two primary target areas, one in Southern Missouri/Northern Arkansas where SPC had outlined a 10% tornado risk, and Central Kansas where a 5% risk was delineated. The 10% threat was from redevelopment or strengthening of an existing QLCS migrating east across Eastern Oklahoma while the 5% in Central Kansas was for new development in a regime that may destabilize during the day.


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06 Aug

May 18, 2019 – Northern Oklahoma

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The 18th featured a developing surface low in the OK/TX panhandle region with a warm front draped across northern Oklahoma where dews were expected to reach the mid 60s, with upper 60s further south towards the Red River. A negatively tilted trough at 500mb with a 70kt jet streak set the stage for a potentially significant day across Oklahoma into Texas.


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