The case study of severe weather from April 17, 2013


What happened

On April 17, 2013, an outbreak of severe weather happened over the southern and central plains states.  A few tornadoes were reported. This was a particularly challenging day for forecasting what would eventually happen. The relevant information is presented here.


RADAR images


Satellite images


Upper air maps


Surface maps






Model output

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Last update to this page: October 3, 2013