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Offline KB4TEZ

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Severe Weather, again !!
« on: April 04, 2023, 06:08:35 AM »
Some nasty weather across the midlands, and today (4/4) will be no different.

Visuals of Robinson Municipal Airport (RSV) in Robinson, Illinois , after a tornado struck the area late last night , completely mangling multiple aircraft and smashing of other vehicles into pieces.

"Tuesday's setup will be similar to last Friday's outbreak with a potent area of low pressure tracking over the Upper Midwest, as well as surging warm, moist air coming up from the south," AccuWeather Meteorologist Andrew Johnson-Levine said. "The combination of warm, moist air and strong winds from the ground on up through the jet stream level of the atmosphere will allow for numerous severe thunderstorms, as well as tornadoes."

More than two dozen people lost their lives and dozens of others were injured due to severe weather on Friday, according to NBC news. On Friday alone, there were more than 600 filtered reports of severe weather, including 116 reports of tornadoes in the central U.S. An additional 250-plus severe weather incidents occurred on Saturday as storms pushed into the Eastern states.

As of Monday morning, 80 of the over 100 reported tornadoes from Friday have already been confirmed by National Weather Service (NWS) officials, including one EF4 tornado in southeastern Iowa with winds estimated to be between 166 and 200 mph. There were at least nine EF3 tornadoes with winds between 136 and 165 mph.