Storms Tear through Southern Plains

After a slow start to the severe weather season, the southern Great Plains got hit hard yesterday. Multiple tornadoes were reported from Oklahoma through Arkansas with Oklahoma City and Tulsa right in the middle of several of those tornado warned storms. Tornado ratings are not out yet but preliminary reports show tornadoes were likely responsible […]

Use of Wind Advisories Ceases in High Plains

The National Weather Service typically issues wind advisories for sustained winds of 30-39mph and gusts to 45-57mph. If wind speeds are any higher, high wind warnings are issued. High wind events are very common across portions of the Great Plains where flat topography provides very little frictional resistance of surface winds. The National Weather Service […]