Month: July 2020

19 Jul

July 19, 2020 – Southwest Nebraska

With zonal flow present across the upper third of the United States and a lee surface low forming in Colorado presented a decent opportunity for severe weather as well as along the warm front extending to the east. An area of favorable deep layer shear around the point where Wyoming, South Dakota and Nebraska meet offered the chance of supercells and with backed surface flow near the warm front meant a tornado could not be ruled out.

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12 Jul

July 12, 2020 – Colorado / Nebraska

July 12th featured a chance for supercells along the Front Range and with the strong low level lapse rates it was expected that storms would be capable of large hail and eventually evolve into clusters with a strong wind component later in the evening. SPC had outlined a 2% tornado risk in Eastern Colorado and forecasts were showing low 60°F dewpoints which is pretty good for the High Plains.

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