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Folks living in far northeast Arkansas and the Missouri Bootheel (Northwest of a line from Jonesboro to Caruthersville) should be aware of the possibility if a mix of snow, sleet and rain late tonight and early Thursday. Bridges/overpasses could be slippery.
Check out the cluster of storms from the high resolution Terminal Doppler Weather Radar (TDWR) in Southaven. You can see the converging air prior to convective initiation followed by a downburst. Low ambient wind shear leads to the near perfect symmetry of the outflow.
A preliminary damage track from the exceptionally long-track, violent tornado today. Keep N. MS in your thoughts.
#GOES16 watches its sister satellite launch from Cape Canaveral. The thermal signature of the rocket can be seen on 1-min water vapor imagery!
Another summer day in Memphis, another heat island generated thunderstorm over the metro. Here's more high resolution TDWR data, this time with reflectivity and velocity. This is an amazing example of the life cycle of a single cell pulse storm! #science
Here is a radar image of the tornado as it moved through the Hamilton-New Hamilton area in southern Monroe County. Two fatalities have been reported. Surveys will be conducted tomorrow. #mswx #tnwx #arwx #mowx #midsouthwx
GOES East infrared loop of #TSBarry (551 am - 716 am CDT). Latest updates: