Yikes. It's almost as if I could copy and paste the blog I wrote on Monday night and it would suffice for what's going our way today. We had some scary storms roll through the region yesterday - even a TORNADO WARNING for portions of Cumberland county. Talk about rare. Here's a photo of the waterspout that was taken aboard the Bonanza II last night. Photo credit: Mike Rothman
Could we do it all over again today? Unfortunately the answer to that question is yes. The storm system that will be moving through mid to late afternoon is the same one that impacted the plains states yesterday. It's potent. The atmosphere will yet again be super charged because we've got sun out there. Remember: in these situations, the sun is NOT our friend. It contributes to the high level of instability needed for strong storms to develop.
Yup... that's red over us again. I wouldn't be surprised at all if we found ourselves under a tornado watch AGAIN for the second day in a row. Severe T-storm watch at the very least. After all, here are the ingredients we've got in place: