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Rare Snowstorm, Winds Batter Arizona, N.M.

Posted by feww on March 19, 2012

Parts of Arizona buried under up to 19 inches of snow

A rare snowstorm pummeled Arizona Monday, a day before spring officially starts. This was the same system that dumped several feet of new snow on the Sierra Nevadas over the weekend.

Disaster Calendar 2012 – March 19

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  • Arizona, USA.  A late-winter snowstorm buried parts of Arizona under up to 19 inches of snow paralyzing  travel throughout  the state  and closing schools, including Northern Arizona University and Coconino Community College.
    • The heavy snow and high winds, which exceeded 60MPH, also forced authorities to close more than 180 miles of Interstate 40 and parts on I17 in both directions, said the Arizona Highway Patrol.

Severe Thunderstorms Possible from Southern Minn. to Texas: NWS

The NWS Storm Prediction Center forecast a Moderate Risk of severe thunderstorms Monday into the late evening “for parts of central and northern Texas, southeastern Oklahoma and western Arkansas. Expect severe storms in these areas to continue overnight and be capable of damaging winds, large hail, a few tornadoes and excessive rainfall. SPC has also indicated a Slight Risk or severe thunderstorms from the southern Minnesota southward into Texas.”

US Natural Hazards Map. Source: NWS. Map enhanced by FIRE-EARTH

  • Tornado Alley, USA.  SPC received at least 11 tornado reports in 3 states of Oklahoma, Nebraska and South Dakota.
    • At least 1 serious injury reported in Nebraska.
    • Dozens of houses significantly damaged or destroyed in the tornado-struck areas.
    • In Lincoln County, NE, 15 train cars were flipped over by a tornado, which also caused extensive damage to private vehicles, SPC said.

SPC Tornado, High Wind and Hale Map for March 18, 2012 (filtered).

  • Idaho.  Bonner County in Idaho has declared a State of Emergency amid flooding caused by Thursday’s torrential rains.
    • At least a dozen roads have washed out throughout the county.

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43 Tornadoes Reported in 5 States

Posted by feww on June 21, 2011

Tornadoes move across North Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Iowa and Texas

The strongest tornadoes touched down in Graham and Norton counties (about 10 miles north of Hill City), Kansas, the National Weather Service (NWS) reported.

NWS conducted a storm damage survey and has preliminarily rated one of the tornadoes as an EF3 on the Enhanced Fujita Scale.

Probability of Tornadoes in June

The Maximum Threat: June Tornado Alley Maps Based on 15-Year Data

This map shows the time for maximum probability of tornadoes for the month of June.

This map shows the time for maximum probability of SIGNIFICANT tornadoes (F2 to F5 or EF-2 to EF-5) for the month of June.

This map shows the time for maximum probability of VIOLENT tornadoes (F4 and F5 or EF-4  and EF-5) for the month of June.

The Enhanced Fujita Tornado Scale – Quick Chart

EF0: 65 TO 85 MPH
EF1: 86 TO 110 MPH
EF2: 111 TO 135 MPH
EF3: 136 TO 165 MPH
EF4: 166 TO 200 MPH
EF5: Wind speeds greater than 200 MPH

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