Textbook US Spring Storm With Wind, Snow, Blizzard, Severe, Flood & Fire Warnings

Written by on April 13, 2018 in United States of America with 0 Comments

A textbook powerhouse spring low is spinning over the Plains producing a full blown blizzard in South Dakota, Nebraska and Kansas while a major severe weather outbreak is likely to unfold within the warm sector. Upwards of 2ft of snow and drifts in excess of 4-8ft courtesy of 60+mph winds is expected on the northwest side and more late season arctic air shall also pour south in the wake of this storm.

There’s all types of warnings in place with this beast… Blizzard, winter storm, high wind, severe weather, fire and flood.

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When late season cold meets early season warmth and humidity, you get a big storm.

Latest GFS surface/precip

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Upwards of 2ft expected over a large swathe of South Dakota extending into northern Nebraska.


As well as the wind and snow, it’s also incredibly cold on the rear of this system for mid April.


Meanwhile down the storms warm sector we’re talking potential record heat, flash flooding rains and of course severe weather with high potential for quite a few tornado touchdowns.


An impressive thermal gradient on the Plains today! 80s vs 20s in Nebraska alone.

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Tomorrow’s gradient.

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