1. Heavy thunderstorms will hit today and Saturday, but it's not going to be a big outbreak of severe weather -- just hail and locally damaging winds each day.
2. The tornado count remains low, in fact, by the first week of May we will have 12 months of below-normal tornado reports. This will be the lowest year of tornadoes since 2004.
3. The models continue to be all over the place with the upper-level low next week. Confidence remains low on where the upper-level low will end up. The implications of where the upper-level low ends up means the difference between more flooding in the Midwest or just showers and cool weather.
We are seeing the SOI values crashing again as the El Nino continues to pulse. Weather should get active again next week.
The El Nino has crashed again which means extreme weather should return soon. Check out the video.
The winds will be damaging across the northern Plains today. Expect gusts over 60 mph!
The week will start stormy for the Northern Plains with severe weather followed by high winds.
Next week will start of with severe weather and will end with a tropical threat aong the East coasty.
We may see tornadoes across the northern Plains during the next 10 days.