- Severe weather threat should be AFTER school for most of Region 8.
- Severe weather is possible from 4:00 PM (Western counties) to 11:00 PM (Eastern Counties)
- No location is more prone to severe weather than another. Severe weather is possible anywhere in Region 8.
- We are most concerned with the storms ahead of the squall line that will develop late today.
- Large hail and damaging winds are the primary threat.
- There is a chance for tornadoes.
- We will have watches issued.
- Warnings are also likely, even tornado warnings.
- Text STORM to 52488 for instant warnings delivered to your phone.
- Download the KAIT weather App for constant radar.
OK, let's dig into the data. The latest data has a squall line developing by 4:00 PM:
This morning, the air is a little unstable, but nothing like what it will be like this afternoon and evening. CAPE is a measurement of the energy available for storms. Like fuel, it needs other things to get it going. The higher the number, the greater the energy. 3000 is lots of energy:
We are watching it closely. FOLLOW on Twitter for more updates all day! @ryanvaughan or www.twitter.com/ryanvaughan