Friday, April 22, 2011

More thunderstorms and tornado threats in central US

Reuters: Thunderstorms with hail and high winds in spots will keep the central United States wet and windy on Friday with risks of potential tornadoes rising into the afternoon and evening, meteorologists said.

One band of thunderstorms will move from Missouri and Illinois along the Ohio River across Indiana into Ohio and parts of Kentucky. Another system will hit southwest Missouri and Oklahoma and possibly into north Texas.

Thursday's weather was a relative respite, despite wind damage in parts of Utah and isolated hail storms in Texas, Arkansas, and Missouri, said forecaster John Hart at the National Weather Service's Storm Prediction Center….

Thunderstorm from 1982, via NOAA

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