SLIGHT RISK AREA INCLUDES MICHIGAN!April 29th, 2014 at 2:28 am by Bill Steffen under Bill's Blog, News, Weather
The Storm Prediction Center has moved the Slight Risk Area for this afternoon up into Michigan. It now covers most of Lower Michigan. Here’s the full SPC discussion. They say: “…LOWER MI… AFTERNOON SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE FORECAST TO DEVELOP ACROSS THE MID OH VALLEY AND NWD INTO LOWER MI…AS THE LEFT EXIT REGION OF A 120-PLUS KT JET ROUNDS THE SOUTHEAST SIDE OF THE UPPER LOW AND SPREADS ACROSS THIS REGION. WITH 500 TO 1000 J/KG OF RELATIVELY LOW-TOPPED MIXED-LAYER CAPE PROGGED TO DEVELOP..ISOLATED SEVERE STORMS ARE EXPECTED — WITH ORGANIZATION POTENTIAL TO BE ENHANCED BY STRONG FLOW THROUGH THE MID AND UPPER TROPOSPHERE. ALONG WITH A RISK FOR HAIL…LOCALLY DAMAGING WINDS CAN BE EXPECTED THROUGH EARLY EVENING — AFTER WHICH A DIMINISHING TREND IS EXPECTED IN CONJUNCTION WITH DIURNAL BOUNDARY-LAYER STABILIZATION.” Keep checkin’ with 24-Hour News 8 for the latest. Again, Ben Holcomb with impressive video of the AL/MS tornadoes on DAYBREAK this morning. Note that the Moderate Risk Area is over the same area that hit with tornadoes on Monday down in Mississippi and Alabama. Check out This Video.