SEVERE WEATHER NEWS / RARE TORNADO OUTBREAK - DECEMBER 9TH 2008
 

TORNADO OUTBREAK AFFECTS LOUISIANA, MISSISSIPPI TO ALABAMA

(TORNADOES) SWS predicted a severe outbreak due to a strong low pressure front that approached from the west coast. A low level moisture flow out of the Gulf of Mexico coincided with the approaching cold front out of the west. The below images show how and what occured in this outbreak of 50 reported tornadoes in the final month of 2008. Fortunately, there were no fatalities related to the twisters. Just 2 days after this event occured, the south was inundated with snowfall from the cold front that was responsible for this rare outbreak of severe weather, Some parts of Houston Texas received up to 6 inches of the white stuff. "See Animation & Images 1 thru 5 Below


OVER 3 DOZEN TORNADO REPORTS WREAK HAVOC IN THE SOUTH AS A RARE OUTBREAK OCCURS
HERE IS HOW THE FRONTS LINED UP PRIOR TO THE TORNADIC ACTIVITY.
A RARE MODERATE SEVERE SEVERE WEATHER EVENT IS PREDICTED - MOTION OF ACTIVITY IS SHOWN BELOW.
SPC PREDICTED A "HIGH" PROBABILITY OF TORNADOES - THIS TYPE OF ACTIVITY IS MORE COMMON IN THE SPRINGTIME.
THE BELOW IMAGE SHOWS THE SNOWFALL OCCURING ON DECEMBER 10TH AND 11TH AFTER THIS OUTBREAK SITUATION.
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