IEM Daily Feature
Friday, 11 October 2013

Follow Up Severe Weather

Posted: 11 Oct 2013 05:39 AM

A week ago Friday severe weather visited the state, including a recently rated EF-4 strength tornado near Correctionville. This event was the first severe weather warnings in 10 days prior. The featured chart looks at the frequency of follow up severe weather events after an event that was the first in ten plus days. The chart attempts to answer the question of how frequent are days with severe weather after an initial day that ended a recent drought of it. The data is partitioned by three periods of the year. Frequencies are higher during the summer season as severe weather is more common. There is some hint at an elevated frequency 5-7 days after the event, but nothing significant. The severe weather expected today will mostly miss us to our northwest.

Good = 152
Bad = 119

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