Particularly Dangerous Situation Tornado Watch in effect until 4:00 PM CST this afternoon for portions of eastern Iowa, Illinois, northwest Indiana, northeast Missouri, southeast Wisconsin, and Lake Michigan. For additional details, please see http://www.spc.noaa.gov/products/watch/ww0561.html.
NOAA National Weather Service experts to discuss severe weather today in Ohio Valley and Midwest
Nov. 17, 2013
WHAT: NOAA National Weather Service will hold a media call Sunday, November 17, at 12:00 noon ET to discuss the latest forecast from the NOAA/NWS Storm Prediction Center for high winds and possible tornadoes affecting Illinois, Indiana, northern and western Kentucky, lower Michigan, Ohio and southeast Wisconsin.
Officials will discuss the forecast for development of a few strong, long-track tornadoes over parts of the Mid-Mississippi and Ohio Valleys into Michigan today through early tonight.
WHEN: Sunday, November 17, 12:00 noon ET
WHO: Laura Furgione, deputy director, NOAA National Weather Service
Russell Schneider, director, NOAA/NWS Storm Prediction Center
Bill Bunting, forecast branch chief, NOAA/NWS Storm Prediction Center
ON THE WEB:
NOAA Storm Prediction Center: http://www.spc.noaa.gov
NOAA National Weather Service: http://www.weather.gov
You can bet that if there are tornadoes produced from this we’ll see claims along the lines that “tornadoes in November are unusual” (They aren’t, see graph below) and that this is another “signature of global warming” (the science shows it isn’t, see IPCC SREX report).
- US Tornado Count So Low That It’s Invaded The Legend… (wattsupwiththat.com)
UPDATE: Severe weather in progress. Image of Cental IL from http://stormpredator.com software: