Tis' the season! Severe storms are possible this afternoon. Marginal risk in green and slight risk in yellow. Biggest threat?...large hail and damaging winds. We may see a few isolated tornadoes on the far eastern plains. #cowx
Still on track for western troughiness to commence this wknd allowing eastern ridge to build and warm most. With warm for Central and Southern Plains/MS Valley comes wet. Expect rounds and RAIN & SEVERE STORMS to dominate most of the week. Light drought relief for CO/KS/TX/OK.
Aforementioned system rounds the bend in CA and runs into eastern ridging next week which should allow for several rounds of Rain/Thunderstorms in the Plains to MS Valley region especially early in the week. Not much drought relief here. The haves will continue to get.
Cool overnight with patchy fog possible across the urban corridor and portions of the eastern plains during the early morning hours. #cowx
Radar update 7:40AM: An area of snow over the eastern plains is creating slushy driving conditions. Drivers take caution at faster speeds such as on interstates. This snow will be decreasing through the morning. #cowx
Light snow will diminish over the Front Range and around Denver in the early morning hours. Roads will be mostly wet, but watch for patchy slush. On the eastern part of the plains, a mix of rain and snow will spread eastward. Minor accumulations are possible on the grass. #cowx
Thunderstorms will increase in coverage this afternoon over the eastern plains, and some of these storms may be strong to severe, with strong winds being the primary concern. Monitor the forecast for the latest updates! #cowx
Snow is slowly decreasing from north to south along the Front Range. Snow will persist from Akron to Limon most of the night, with a little snow into the morning near the eastern border. Conditions for the east part of the plains will deteriorate over the next few hours. #cowx
There is an enhanced risk of severe weather across eastern Iowa & northern Illinois. There is a slight risk in the northern Plains & southern Plains. The greatest tornado threat is in eastern Iowa & northern Illinois. The very large hail threat is in the NE Panhandle/SW SD & W TX
Hundreds of tornadoes have been reported across the eastern half of the US since April 1. Now, another storm system could generate even more over the next two days, from the Southern Plains to the Deep South.
Frigid temperatures and dangerous wind chill temperatures arrive in the Plains, Midwest, and Great Lakes today, spreading east across all of the Eastern Seaboard by Monday. This would cause standing water and slush to rapidly freeze.
You might not believe your eyes, but this aerial photo shows flat farmland in the High Plains of eastern Colorado. We performed some forensic meteorology work to figure out the cause of this 3D optical illusion:
A big temperature change is expected from TODAY to FRIDAY with cooling in the Plains and Rockies and warming in the eastern US. Get the details at .