SEVERE WEATHER AND TORNADO SEASON FOR 2016 & PLAN FOR 2017 IN PROGRESS

SEVERE WARNING SYSTEMS WILL ATTEND SELECT EVENTS APRIL UNTIL JULY: THIS TIMELINE MARKS THE MOST SIGNIFICANT ACTION FOR TORNADOES AND SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MID US. THE SEASON HAS KICKED IN A BIT EARLY AS JANUARY - FEBRUARY HAD SIGNIFICANT TORNADO ACTIVITY. AS STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEMS CONTINUE FROM PACIFIC REGION.. ADD THE WARMING GULF OF MEXICO SST's.. AN AREA WE CALL TORNADO ALLEY SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR ROTATING THUNDERSTORMS.

Breakthough scientific data was obtained from the 2009 to 2016 tornado seasons. John remembering significant data from the "El Reno EF-5" tornado. Over 30 close range tornadic storm epicenter intercepts were achieved with recorded data. Mission accomplished on sufficient field studies and data by the SWS team. Stay tuned to our news page. Close range tornadoes, including a "ground zero" intercept on June 30th 2015 in North Dakota. Multiple tornado events in 2016 include the Katie Ok, Sulfer OK and Atoka tornadoes. May 24 Dodge City KS tornadoes, and a finishing 2016 witnessing the May 25 Chapman tornado from the start in Solomon to Chapman KS. A couple of waterspout sightings in early 2017.

More updates and recent chase log for the Severe Warning Systems team - The SWS News Page


SWS FINISHED 2016 WITH MANY CLOSE RANGE TORNADOES.. SWS ATTENDANCE FOR RISK SEVERE WX 2017 ..YES
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NOAA forecasters say that the "La Nina" oceanic situation "is active" at this time. This could have a direct impact on how the severe weather pattern will play into this season. The result.. a possibly strong start to the mid US TORNADO SEASON. 2016 HAD SIGNIFICANT count of tornadoes reported in May. Strong winter system in early March "STELLA" was a classic Nor'easter Much snow fell in the Northeast US followed by significant rainfall.

Trends of previous year show an below average activity in tornadic storms. Trends may point toward an average tornado season if the Gulf of Mexico shows warming trend with a possible up count for tornadoes this spring. See SWS News as the severe season begins this 2017.