Sunday, October 24, 2010

Watching the Area

The Storm Prediction Center has issued a Mesoscale Discussion for parts of Missouri and Illinois.


Basically, a Mesoscale Discussion just points out an area of specific interest by their meteorologists. Typically, you can get a feel for whether or not they are going to issue a Severe Thunderstorm or Tornado Watch from the discussion.

In the discussion they talk about the atmosphere getting a bit more unstable over parts of southeast Missouri. At this time they are watching for clusters of thunderstorms to develop. If they do, then they could issue a watch.

Stay tuned...

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