Monthly Archives: January 2017

Severe Thunderstorms – Introduction

Thunderstorms affect relatively small areas when compared with hurricanes and winter storms. The typical thunderstorm is 15 miles in diameter and lasts an average of 30 minutes. Despite their small size, ALL thunderstorms are dangerous!

5 Things to Know about Weather Forecasts

The National Weather Service gives us 5 things to know about winter weather forecasts.

Severe Thunderstorms – Warning Alert Notifications

Severe thunderstorm notifications and convective outlooks (AC) are issued by the National Weather Service's (NWS) Storm Prediction Center (SPC) in Norman, Oklahoma and have different order of severity.
Supercell Thunderstorm in Oklahoma

On May 20, 2013, a supercell thunderstorm in central Oklahoma spawned a destructive tornado that passed just south of Oklahoma City.