Review of this week's wind storm

By: Mike Breunling
By: Mike Breunling

Even though we knew it was coming, the intense low pressure system that developed over the Plains early this week certainly was amazing, not only in the variety of weather conditions produced, but also in the amount of area the storm affected.

To help summarize the many aspects of the storm, here are some links to National Weather Service websites that you may find interesting...

This first one provides an overview of the strength of the storm:

The next two links review the significan tornado outbreak the system produced:

First, for the tornado in Racine County, Wisconsin (scroll down the page a bit to get to the tornado information):

Then for the other tornadoes produced:

Here is a link that describes some of the storm's snowfall:

Next, a link to a website for updates on the winds generated:

It is not often we experience such a weather system, but I hope you enjoy learning more about it!


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