8-18-19 Trenton Thunder:  Hot and humid homestretch with daily chances for storms.  MG.

8-18-19 Trenton Thunder: Hot and humid homestretch with daily chances for storms. MG.

Good evening! A hot, humid, and active weather period is in store for your upcoming home games.  Already, you are in a Heat Advisory until 8 PM Tuesday. Scattered storms will be possible tomorrow during the afternoon as some upper level energy passes overhead (shown below).  A good amount of instability will be in place as this passes so storm that do form could be have some strong wind gust and heavy downpours. Here is a look at simulated radar from 3 PM Monday though 11 PM Monday.  Models differ on the coverage of these storms and I think that…
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8-18-19 Week Ahead Outlook:  Strong signals for a cooler Week 2.  MG.

8-18-19 Week Ahead Outlook: Strong signals for a cooler Week 2. MG.

Good afternoon!  Here is your latest Week Ahead Outlook.  Have a blessed day!  -Matt Temperatures Week 1 looks to start out with above normal normal temperatures across much of the CONUS.   A cold front around the Aug. 22 timeframe will begin to cool off parts of the Midwest and northern plains as a trough begin to settle across the eastern US.  Week 2 will be characterized by a +PNA which will expand west coast warmth and in return will allow cooler air to spill across the eastern half of the US.  This signal is further supported by a looming tropical…
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8-18-19 Indiana Short Term Update:  Severe storms this afternoon/ evening across Indiana.  MG.

8-18-19 Indiana Short Term Update: Severe storms this afternoon/ evening across Indiana. MG.

Good afternoon.  Here is your latest forecast update video: http://youtu.be/rtV0mmxMyHM?hd=1 Strong to severe storms will be likely this afternoon / evening as a boundary pushes off to the east into Indiana.  The primary risk with these storms will be strong winds, hail, lightning, and heavy rain.  Will have to watch for storms to linger beyond 8 PM. Here is a snapshot of simulated radar at 10 PM tonight.  Storms may linger out through ~11 PM tonight.   The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch across much of Indiana for storms this afternoon/ evening. Here is a look…
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8-17-19 Kansas Short Term Update:  Potential strong storms and heavy rain tonight into tomorrow morning.  MG.

8-17-19 Kansas Short Term Update: Potential strong storms and heavy rain tonight into tomorrow morning. MG.

Good Evening! Below is a current look at the radar as of 8:18 PM CDT.  A strong storm just west of Hays, KS, is currently severe warned for 60 mph wind gust and quarter sized hail. Storms currently ongoing across central Kansas look to continue to push east into the overnight hours tonight.  As they do so, they will interact with instability and moisture already present in the atmosphere.  At the same time, a low level jet (fast winds about 5000 feet in the air) will be forming with some upper level energy passing as well.  The net result will…
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8-17-19 Missouri Short Term Update:  Strong storms late tonight into early tomorrow.  MG.

8-17-19 Missouri Short Term Update: Strong storms late tonight into early tomorrow. MG.

Good Evening! An advancing cold front currently in South Dakota will continue tracking southeast throughout the overnight hours.  A cluster of storms is forming out ahead of this cold front and is forecasted to enter Missouri late tonight into the early morning hours of Sunday.  As this cluster approaches, it will have plenty of moisture to work with and enough instability where some of these storms could produce strong winds.  A low level jet, an area of fast winds about 5000 feet in the air, will also be present coinciding with some upper-level energy.  The net result will be for…
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8-17-19 Nebraska Short Term Update:  Severe storms and heavy rain across eastern NE tonight.  MG.

8-17-19 Nebraska Short Term Update: Severe storms and heavy rain across eastern NE tonight. MG.

Good Evening! Here is a look at the current Radar as of 6:20 PM. Strong storms are expected to erupt tonight across eastern Nebraska.  An advancing cold front currently in South Dakota will continue to track southeast throughout the evening.  As this cold front enters Nebraska, it will encounter some very unstable air currently in place across eastern Nebraska.  At the same time, a low level jet, or area of fast winds about 5000 feet above the surface, will begin to form coinciding with some upper-level energy.  The net result will be for thunderstorm development across eastern Nebraska tonight.  The…
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8-17-19 Minnesota Short Term Update:  Strong storms continue tonight into tomorrow morning.  MG.

8-17-19 Minnesota Short Term Update: Strong storms continue tonight into tomorrow morning. MG.

Good Evening! Here is a look at current Radar as of 5:28 PM CDT. Storms are currently ongoing along an advancing cold front stretching from central South Dakota up into northwestern Minnesota.  Some of these storms in northwestern Minnesota just west of Bemidji are currently severe warned for strong winds as of 5:18 CDT.  This cold front is forecasted to continue pushing southeast throughout the evening and overnight hours.  A rather impressive instability gradient has set up from northeastern Nebraska into southwestern Minnesota currently.  Storm clusters tend to favor these instability gradients.  As the cold front continues to advance into…
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8-17-19 Iowa Short Term Update:  Strong storms expected in Iowa late tonight into the morning hours of Sunday.  MG.

8-17-19 Iowa Short Term Update: Strong storms expected in Iowa late tonight into the morning hours of Sunday. MG.

Good afternoon! Here is a current look at the radar.  Some weak storms are currently tracking east across the state.  There is a minimal risk for severe weather with this group of storms. These storms look to continue pushing east with the upper level energy this afternoon/ evening. The main threat for storms will be along an advancing cold front that is currently in South Dakota.  These storms are forecasted to travel southeast into Iowa along an impressive instability gradient currently set up from northeastern Nebraska to southwestern Minnesota.  As this cold front enters IA later tonight, the primary risk…
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8-17-19 Indiana Short Term Update:  Another round of storms tonight into tomorrow morning.  MG.

8-17-19 Indiana Short Term Update: Another round of storms tonight into tomorrow morning. MG.

Good afternoon! We are targeting another round of storms for later tonight into the morning hours of Sunday across mainly central and northern Indiana.  The primary risk with these storms will be strong winds, heavy rain, and lightning.  Current thinking is these storms will impact areas such as Terre Haute by 11 PM, Indianapolis by 1 AM, and Muncie by 3 AM.  These storms will be strongest along the IL/ IN border and should gradually weaken as it pushes east in central and eastern IN. Here is a look at simulated radar from 9 PM tonight through 6 AM tomorrow…
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8-17-19 South Dakota Short Term Update:  Strong storms this afternoon/ tonight.  MG.

8-17-19 South Dakota Short Term Update: Strong storms this afternoon/ tonight. MG.

Good afternoon! Here is a current look at the radar as of 2:06 PM CDT.  Some severe warned storms are currently on going (as of 2:15 PM CDT) in the Black Hills by Rapid City. Storms will look to continue to fire along an advancing cold front.  The main threats will be hail and strong winds.  The Storm Prediction Center will likely issue a severe thunder watch across South Dakota.   Plenty of instability is already in place out ahead of this cold front giving storms the energy to be strong to severe in nature.  The primary risk will be…
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