Author Topic: US trip 2006 - April 28 2006 South Central Texas - tornadoes possible  (Read 2833 times)

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Offline Jimmy Deguara

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Hi,

Another system will attempt to produce tornadoes this time in south central Texas. There is much uncertainty in what the dryline will do, whether the storms will remain discrete or form a squall line. But at least the energy is there for a potent setup. Deep layer shear, high CAPE and ample moisture and heat will support supercell development by mid afternoon. We'll see what happens.

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Friday is a tornado day!! I noticed your comment about the stratus shooting NW on the low level jet Jimmy - and I know you would be salivating at the prospects!
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Hi David,

I must say it struck me as odd given how quickly it ejected northward. I guess we are talking appreciable elevations and I think the air east did cool a little during the evening.

There should be tornadoes but there are as usual complicated factors. There are 2 areas of play - north of Sweetwater and also near and south southwest of San Angelo.

The jet maxima does pass across the region close to where the dryline is anticipated.

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No tornadoes but hey it really tried on this storm taken just south of Sweetwater Texas:

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This was another interesting supercell with inflow:



Commenting once again on this supercell:


The supercell above though seemed to maintain rotation for an extended period of time. We left it at Albany though the storm continued into Gainesville and produced extensive straight line wind damage. It was tornado warned in this area as well.

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