new youtube channel - we've just launched a new experimental youtube channel over at tornado HQ, including severe weather outlook videos.
Strong to severe thunderstorms will continue to develop near a southwest/northeast-oriented boundary through early/mid-evening. An unstable environment in the presence of modest strength deep-layer winds will support potential for damaging winds and possibly isolated large hail.
SEL7 URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 517 NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 520 PM CDT Fri Aug 5 2022 The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of Western Minnesota Southeast North Dakota Central and Northeast South Dakota * Effective this Friday afternoon from 520 PM until Midnight CDT. * Primary threats include... Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible SUMMARY...Strong to severe thunderstorms will continue to develop near a southwest/northeast-oriented boundary through early/mid-evening. An unstable environment in the presence of modest strength deep-layer winds will support potential for damaging winds and possibly isolated large hail. The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 60 statute miles east and west of a line from 95 miles west southwest of Chamberlain SD to 20 miles north of Detroit Lakes MN. For a complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU7). PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... REMEMBER...A Severe Thunderstorm Watch means conditions are favorable for severe thunderstorms in and close to the watch area. Persons in these areas should be on the lookout for threatening weather conditions and listen for later statements and possible warnings. Severe thunderstorms can and occasionally do produce tornadoes. && AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to 1.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 550. Mean storm motion vector 24025. ...Guyer
Drag the marker on the map and we'll show you the severe weather potential for a given location.
SWO started as a spinoff project of wickedwx, but has since replaced the site.