Midwest Severe Weather Threat Increasing!

Storms are rapidly developing along the cold front in central Iowa and Missouri and will race off quickly to east northeast.

A tornado watch has been issued for much of the area. Initially, storms will be somewhat discrete, but after a few hours will go into a line or various line segments. The tornado potential will be relatively higher until this happens. The Storm Prediction Center has a 10% risk of strong tornadoes in eastern Iowa and western/northern Illinois.

My weather wall has all the latest Twitter feeds from the area! Check out pictures as they come in!

Conditions are favorable for a few tornadoes in the area highlighted above. Here is a look at the overall surface pattern, as well as the significant tornado parameter, which can help show areas with the relatively greater risk of tornadoes.

Brandon Sullivan

I am an entrepreneur, meteorologist and storm chaser. I travel and take captivating photos and videos across the world. If I'm not chasing, I'm at the gym. All opinions are my own and do not represent my employers or investments.

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