Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Hail Hell

Really looking forward to seeing how this plays out. One thing's for sure, there are going to be a lot of very happy roofers in Oklahoma by tonight.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Watch - Warning - Emergency

Well, here we are. Finally "Emergency" is classified as a type of weather notification, taking the wind out of the word "Warning."
No longer will people heed the urgency once conveyed in the words Tornado Warning or Flash Flood Warning. Instead they will wait for the seemingly more eminent Tornado Emergency, Flash Flood Emergency, or enter your emergency here ________.

So what has happened here? Was it necessary to go ultra mega extreme? Has the weather information provided to those who issue official warnings progressed to the point that three types of notification are necessary? Is the general public capable of comprehending three levels of severity?

Monday, March 23, 2015

PoopWatch wants to be taken seriously

No kidding, this guy "PoopWatch" is on reddit wanting other people to buy his newly designed modeling system for $7-9 per month. I'm all about a new modeling system, especially one that is disruptive (this one does not appear to be of that variety), but can't imagine taking a guy who calls himself PoopWatch serious.

Friday, March 13, 2015

12 hours in the future

A look at what the rapid refresh model thinks will happen over the next 12 hours or so. Eastern OK looks plenty wet!

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Eastern Oklahoma will get soaked!

Plenty of rain is headed for eastern OK over the next few days. Wish this would dump on the western part of the state but we'll take any water we can get around here these days.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

The (school) Closer

Intense snow band intersecting OKC at this time. Tulsa should get clipped by a good portion of this.

And the latest feature on Stormtrack is...

And the newest cool feature on Stormtrack is..... RadarScope Online! Check it out by clicking here!