Whacked by Wild, Wild Weather
Posted by feww on October 5, 2013
TS KAREN Heading North, Record Snow in West, Tornadoes Hit Nebraska and Iowa
Tornado Warnings, Severe Thunderstorm Warnings, Severe Weather Statements, Civil Emergency Messages, Blizzard Warnings, Winter Storm Warnings, High Wind Warnings, Tropical Storm Warnings, Flood Warnings, Gale Warnings, Hard Freeze Warnings, Freeze Warnings, Red Flag Warnings, as well as dozens of Watches and Advisories have been issued by the National Weather Service (NWS), as extreme weather events pound large portions of the U.S.
Record-setting Snow Storm
A record-setting snowstorm is buffeting large section of Wyoming, Nebraska and South Dakota. Up to two feet of snow is covering parts of Minnesota, Wyoming, Iowa and Oklahoma, affecting millions of people
Tropical Storm KAREN
Meantime, up to five inches of rain and destructive winds are forecast to hit the Gulf’s northern coastline as TS KAREN continues to grow larger.
Mandatory evacuations are under way in Plaquemines parish , Louisiana, due to the threat of storm surge as TS KAREN closes in.
U.S. Tornado Reports
At least 2 dozen injuries reported in Wayne County, Nebraska as a result of tornadoes in the past 24 hours.
Santa Ana Wind Continues
Santa Ana Winds with gusts of up to 66MPH combined with very low humidity are creating ideal conditions in California.