I had the chance to shake hands with Rich Thompson, the Lead Forecaster at the Storm Prediction Center, at the National Weather Association Annual Meeting in Anaheim. Rich is a very sharp meteorologist and is regarded as one of the best forecasters with the SPC. Also, he is a great guy. It was nice to chat with him again. He… Read more →
The SPC is considering extending the Tornado Watch for south Mississippi: SUMMARY…Threat for damaging winds and perhaps a couple of tornadoes will potentially focus over southeastern Louisiana and parts of southern Mississippi later tonight. A replacement watch may be considered prior to the 07Z expiration of Watches 111/113. DISCUSSION…An expansive mesoscale convective system continues late this evening across the lower… Read more →
Good morning, everyone! I want to offer an update about the severe weather threat for southern Mississippi as the new morning numbers have come in and I’ve had a chance to update the Severe Weather Worksheet. Above, you can see that the overall severe parameters for southern Mississippi aren’t has high as they’ve been in recent days. As the system… Read more →
Just a heads up to everyone, you can find a severe weather outlook for the next three days here. The page features forecast maps (like the ones below) from the SPC plus breakdowns on potential dangerous severe weather events.