I am Johnny Parker and I am 22. I have studied the weather since I was 5. I have cerebral palsy and my goal is to become a meteorologist.
By: JohnnyParker , 11:46 AM GMT on April 26, 2014
Good Morning! A Special Weather Statement is in effect concerning severe weather/heavy rainfall Sunday through Tuesday. At Smithville, MS, the current temperature is 61 and it feels like 61. Highs will continue to range between 72 and 84 with lows between 46 and 65. There is a 50% chance of PM thunderstorms tomorrow, a 100% chance of thunderstorms on Monday, a 40% chance of scattered thunderstorms on Tuesday. Major, widespread, and multi-day severe weather/tornado outbreak beginning today over Texas and pushing East into the Southeast by Sunday afternoon through Wednesday morning. Threats will be for tornadoes (some of which could be strong and long-tracked), large hail, widespread damaging winds of 60-80mph, heavy rain of 2-5 inches with locally of 5+, and flash flooding. Dr. Greg Forbes, the severe weather expert at The Weather Channel, is giving a TOR:CON (Tornado Condition Index) of 5 for MS for both Monday and Tuesday. This means there is a 50% chance of seeing a tornado within a 50 mile radius. He is also giving a TOR:CON of 3-4 for Northwest MS for Sunday. This means there is a 30% chance to moderate chance, 40%, of seeing a tornado within a 50 mile radius. Storms could train over the same areas increasing the risk for flash flooding. Winds Monday will be South at 13mph with higher gusts. At the Regional Rehab Center in Tupelo, MS, the current temperature is 47 and it feels like 45. Todays high is 83 with a low of 61. Sundays high is 79 with a 50% chance of PM thunderstorms with South winds at 15mph with higher gusts.
Now, for your Severe Weather Update for the Southeast Region. Could see severe weather potential around May 7th-11th.
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, all is quiet with no development expected over the next couple of days. 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 Saturday and I'll have another post tomorrow morning. God Bless!
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