Major severe weather/tornado outbreak begins today through Tuesday

By: JohnnyParker , 12:27 PM GMT on April 27, 2014

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Good Morning! A Special Weather Statement is in effect for North MS concerning severe weather/heavy rainfall today through Tuesday. A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for North MS until 7pm Tuesday. Rainfall amounts of 3-5 inches expected with locally higher amounts. Expecting multiple rounds of storms during this time period and these storms could train over the same areas which will increase the risk of flash flooding. Remember Turn Around, Don’t Drown. Do not try to cross over a flooded road. At Smithville, MS, the current temperature is 65 and it feels like 65. Highs will continue to range between 70 and 84 with lows between 44 and 68. There is a 50% chance of PM thunderstorms today, a 90% chance of strong storms tomorrow, and an 80% chance of thunderstorms on Tuesday. Major, widespread, and multi-day severe weather/tornado outbreak expected today through Tuesday across the Mid-South and Southeast. Main threats will be for tornadoes (some of which could be strong and long-tracked), large hail, and widespread damaging winds of 60-80mph. Dr. Greg Forbes, the severe weather expert at The Weather Channel, is giving a TOR:CON (Tornado Condition Index) of 6 for MS for tomorrow. This means there is a 60% chance of seeing a tornado within a 50 mile radius. He is also giving a TOR:CON of 6 for Northwest MS for today, and Northeast/Central/Southwest MS a 4-5 for today. This means there is a Moderate chance, 40%, to 50% chance of seeing a tornado within a 50 mile radius. Winds Monday will be South at 17mph with higher gusts. At the Regional Rehab Center in Tupelo, MS, the current temperature is 62 and it feels like 62. Todays high is 80 and a low of 68 with a 50% chance of scattered thunderstorms with South winds at 17mph with higher gusts. Mondays high is 81 with a 100% chance of strong storms with South-Southwest winds at 17mph with higher gusts.

Now, for your Severe Weather Update for the Southeast Region. Could see severe weather potential around May 7th-12th.

Now, for your tropical update. In the Atlantic, all is quiet with no development expected over the next couple of days. In the Eastern Pacific, all is quiet with no development expected over the next couple of days. In the Western Pacific, a Tropical Depression has winds of 35mph with a pressure of 1006mbars. In the North Indian Ocean, all is quiet with no development expected over the next couple of days. In the Southern Hemisphere (South-West Indian Ocean Region), all is quiet with no development expected over the next couple of days. In the Southern Hemisphere (Australian Region), a Tropical Low has winds of 35mph with a pressure of 1004mbars. In the Southern Hemisphere (South Pacific Region), no development is expected over the next couple of days.

Hope yall are having a great Sunday and I'll have another post tomorrow morning. God Bless!

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5. WunderAlertBot (Admin)
11:17 AM GMT on April 28, 2014
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4. JohnnyParker
12:12 AM GMT on April 28, 2014
Will do, LT! This is getting dangerous right now. Many severe thunderstorm warnings out as well as two tornado warnings. Severe weather is expected to continue into the overnight hours. Tomorrow especially looks like a dangerous day. So far, I have received 1 inch of rain from this morning's round of storms according to my Rain Gauge.
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3. originalLT
9:05 PM GMT on April 27, 2014
Johnny, looks like Monday, you'll be in the "Bulls's Eye" for severe weather. Be careful.
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2. originalLT
1:02 PM GMT on April 27, 2014
Hey Johnny, just checked RADAR, there appears to be some strong cells building to your SW and moving towards you. Should be by you in an hour or two. Watch out
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1. originalLT
12:53 PM GMT on April 27, 2014
Please be alert and safe down there, Johnny.
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I am Johnny Parker and I am 20. I have studied the weather since I was 5. I have cerebral palsy and my goal is to become a meteorologist.