Tornadoes, a Cloud Controversy and Today’s Severe Threat
10 Tornadoes reported in Colorado and Wyoming yesterday.
Thanks to our Facebook Fan Paul Zunkel for sharing this image of a Wall Cloud in Atwood, Colorado. You can Click Here to see his other photos from this storm.
In Wyoming, one wild storm chase. Wait until you see how close this TVNweather.com crew came to a tornado in Southeastern Wyoming. This video was called “Intense Tornado intercept from 50 yards away! Platte Co, Wyoming”
There was also storm damage reported in South Dakota yesterday.
Lots of folks were saddened to see the damage to the Pheasant Drive-in located in Mobridge, SD. You can read some of their comments on the Pheasant Drive-in Facebook Page.
Looking ahead, The Rockies and South Dakota, will get a break from the storms today. The threat shifts North to Montana, North Dakota and pockets in the Upper Midwest and Northeast.
This may be the video of the day… and there’s still plenty of discussion within the weather community about how to classify this cloud looming over a New Jersey high school graduation. You see some of the different viewpoints on the WeatherNation Facebook Page. Despite the weather threat, the ceremony went on as planned. What would you have done if you saw a storm like this so close? Wait it out? or run for cover? In the video, you’ll see how close the lightning strike came. These folks were lucky.
Heat builds in the Central plains as high temperatures soar into the triple digits this weekend. Some of the warmest areas in the region will be in western Nebraska:
Keeping an eye on the weather for tomorrow over Long Island with the Belmont Stakes coming up tomorrow. The Triple Crown is no longer up for grabs this year for “I’ll Have Another” as he has been scratched from the race. There is a potential for showers and even a a few thunderstorms tomorrow so that could play a role in the outcome of this race. Check out the rainbow over the finish line earlier this week courtesy the NYRA Facebook page.
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