Credit: NWS-Duluth

Potential Nasty Weather For The Area Today

Or not… we don’t have anything concrete at the time I am writing this, but the National Weather Service posted the following that makes me a bit weary…

Today's Convective Outlook broken down into pieces. When you get the black hatching, you have potential for some potent storms.

Posted by US National Weather Service Duluth Minnesota on Friday, July 19, 2019

 

I’m not going to pretend to know what this all means, it just seems to me that I’d rather know than not know. Black hatching appears to me to be  the area for greatest potential for severe weather to quickly establish itself.

Again… this could all be nothing. I don’t remember a spring/summer like this where there has been a multitude of days that there is 60,70 or 80% chance of rains and/or storms and it turns out we get nothing. A great example was this past Wednesday, 70% chance of afternoon storms… nadda. BUT, the above image does indicate the Brainerd Lakes Area on the northern portion of the Black Hatched Area.

SPC has increased the threat for severe storms for today with the “Enhanced” risk area affecting all of our northwestern…

Posted by US National Weather Service Duluth Minnesota on Friday, July 19, 2019

 

Whenever the words ‘tornado, hail or damaging winds’ is mentioned, it’s better safe than sorry…

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