Are you in the higher risk areas for severe weather?

Eric Snodgrass
Senior Atmospheric Scientist

A deep trough in the jet stream over the western US provides the necessary upper-level support for Great Plains and Midwest severe weather. With over 200 reports of hail and high winds on Monday, farmers need to keep an eye on the radar again today if you fall into the higher risk areas for severe weather. The trough in the jet stream keeps a big section of the Central US and Midwest wet. Total accumulated rainfall through Sunday is shown below.