Another round of strong storms on tap for the QCA Thursday

Posted June 30, 2017

Combined with a push of cool air, the building heat and humidity will provide plenty of fuel for these storms to be more unsafe than the average summertime thunderstorm.

With the evening round of storms, large hail, damaging winds and even an isolated tornado or two will be possible. mainly just within the area covered within the Enhanced risk.

We'll then see a break in the action, until redevelopment of storms occurs late in the day, or during the evening hours.

The evening storms carry the potential for strong wind gusts and some hail, said Corey Mead, another Valley-based meteorologist. This area will be in the wake of a mid-level trough, with height rises and perhaps subtle subsidence aloft.

Storms are likely across Oklahoma on Friday, from later Friday and into Friday night.

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Damaging wind and hail continue to be the primary threat, holding a 15% chance through most of mid-Missouri for both threats.

High winds from severe storms did some damage in parts of southwest and western Nebraska, yesterday.

An enhanced risk for severe storms Tuesday night was expanded slightly to cover northwest Lancaster County including Lincoln. A surface upslope regime will be in place across portions of the High Plains throughout the day as easterly low-level flow develops on the southern periphery of a weak surface ridge centered over northwestern Nebraska.

A round of severe thunderstorms are expected to move into the Kansas City area Wednesday night, bringing the chance for damaging winds and hail. Will we get clearing and how much clearing (sun) will we get in order for the atmosphere to recover and set the stage for more storms this afternoon?