It’s Another High Risk Day

An unseasonably strong upper level low pressure system has been producing a widespread tornado outbreak over the last 72 hours. This thing isn’t done yet. The Storm Prediction Center in Norman, OK has placed eastern North Carolina under a rare “high risk” for severe thunderstorms.

Connecticut has only seen a high risk within our border once in May 1998. One of the biggest tornado outbreaks in northeast history occurred that day with 41 tornadoes reported mainly across New York and Pennsylvania (including the Mechanicville, NY f3 north of Albany).

Metro Raleigh-Durham is going to have to dodge multiple supercells this evening. Hopefully this event, unlike yesterday’s, under performs.

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