Magdalena Storm Chase: Day #6 Predictions

highplainschasing

After the excitement of yesterday, today is a little slower.

The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has issued a large Slight Risk area for today.  Even though this threat is large, we will linger near the western part of this threat.

Associated with the Slight Risk, there is a 2% Tornado Threat Ring.

The surface observations show high humidity, mild temperatures and sunny skies for most of Texas.  Winds are from the southeast, bringing some more moisture our way.

The visible satellite imagery shows nice sunny skies so far this morning.  There is a little morning convection near the Oklahoma border, but otherwise, we will take full advantage of diurnal heating today- unlike every day on this chase thus far.

The 12 Z  upper air sounding from Amarillo, TX, is actually better than I anticipated.  There was 590 J/kg of Convective Available Potential Energy (CAPE), -464 J/kg of Convective Inhibition (CINH)…

View original post 139 more words

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s