Holiday Weekend Begins With Storm Threat


Normally low risks such as this are not much to write about, but with the active pattern taking shape and the number of people traveling this weekend, any and all threats for severe weather should be taken seriously and closely monitored by anyone who could be in the path of the danger.

At this time, it appears a number of relatively weak frontal boundaries will be draped across the Upper Midwest.  These boundaries could tap into an increasingly warm and unstable air mass, especially over portions of Nebraska, Kansas and Western Iowa. 

There is a lot of uncertainty over the chances an organized severe threat can develop.  It appears likely a cap may prevent many storms from firing.  Even so, this and a series of threats over the coming days must be closely watched.  A greater threat of severe weather exists during the all-important Memorial Day Weekend.  To read more about that, click here.

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