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    Mother's day weather thread

    Looks like a lot of storm chasers setting up shop in eastern NE and Western IA. What should we be looking for this afternoon? Looks like sun coming out which IIRC is not good (or good, depending on your POV) for severe weather.


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    Re: Mother's day weather thread

    In the last 20 or 30 minutes in Ankeny, rain has stopped, temp jumped about 10 degrees, sun came out, and humidity has increased.



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    Re: Mother's day weather thread

    Temps aren't high enough in central Iowa to light the fuse


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    Re: Mother's day weather thread

    Looks like some dicey stuff in Southern IA right now


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    Re: Mother's day weather thread

    If you are within an hour or so of I-35 you should keep an eye on the weather today. Especially after 3PM or so.



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    Re: Mother's day weather thread

    Quote Originally Posted by CyBroncos View Post
    Temps aren't high enough in central Iowa to light the fuse
    Wait until the clouds break. Forecasted highs around 80 today.



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    Re: Mother's day weather thread

    https://twitter.com/dsmwx

    Red dots are storm chasers... RT
    @EverythingWX: Just a few chasers playing the warm front up north. Wow.




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    Re: Mother's day weather thread

    that is a really neat picture.



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    Re: Mother's day weather thread

    No more rain for a few hours, I need it to dry out so I can get my lawn mowed.


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    Re: Mother's day weather thread

    Confirmed tornado in York Nebraska. This is the storm headed in our direction



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    Re: Mother's day weather thread

    Pretty nasty storms S-SW of the Omaha metro. Looks like it might miss the city to the NW, but too early to tell



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    Re: Mother's day weather thread

    I guess the forecast included brunch?



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    Re: Mother's day weather thread

    Radar is showing what appears to be a strong hook about 15 miles west of Lincoln. Take cover Huskers


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    Re: Mother's day weather thread

    I'll be very disappointed if we don't get some good storms in central IA tonight



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    Re: Mother's day weather thread

    I've already spent about 45 mins in my basement storage room. Then watched a second storm with nasty hail form just SW of my house. It's now clear and really heating up which does not bode well for later today.



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