UPDATE: Severe weather reports today as of 9:30 PM: 610. 369 wind, 155 hail, 86 tornadoes. It's likely that today will beat the single day March record for tornadoes, even after removing duplicates. Warnings issued today: 264 Tornado, 326 Severe Thunderstorm, for a total of 590.
UPDATE: Here is a map showing these stats (as of 6:30 PM): 196 Tornado Warnings, 240 Severe Thunderstorm Warnings today.
UPDATE: Here's Henry doing a video and some more behind-the-scenes stuff:
The NWS has issued a HIGH RISK for tornadoes in many of the same areas that got hit by this week's storms. It's a somber morning here at AccuWeather HQ, and it's going to be a long day. Stay tuned here for behind-the-scenes tidbits, updated storm stats, and photos and videos.
The map above shows the tornado risk today with the confirmed tornado locations as of yesterday. Below is a shot of our forecast map, which was front and center in this morning's news meeting, at which the mood was somber.
I don't believe this has ever happened in Hurricane history: Major Hurricane Gonzalo is striking Bermuda tonight, just as soon-to-be-hurricane Ana approaches the Hawaiian islands.
Recapping some of the things I've seen on weather radar over the years... birds, bats, butterflies, locusts, and mayflies.
Just after sunrise in the west Pacific Ocean last night, we were able to look down into the eye of Super Typhoon Vongfong.
An amazing display of asperatus clouds showed up in New York City this morning, but what causes them?
Vortexes of air constantly surround us; for the first time in my life, I've videotaped dust devils near AccuWeather HQ during unusually dry and calm weather.
A powerful coastal storm is moving up the East coast; to see a live view of the conditions at Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, and I've got maps and live cams.