We've got a beaut of a supercell thunderstorm moving through New York state this morning. Here is a movie from AccuWeather.com RadarPlus:
Check out the number of cloud-to-ground lightning strikes from AccuWeather.com LightningPlus (2-hour strikes shown at the end of the storm). I hope some of our photographers are out in front of this one!
RADAR, STORM INFO, LIGHTNING STRIKES
RADAR, VISIBLE SATELLITE, STORM INFO, LIGHTNING STRIKES
Since the storm has not struck populated areas, only one storm report (0.75" hail) has been filed with The SPC [JessePedia]. Needless to say, the storm has sparked a number of severe thunderstorm warnings...
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The models continue to show a very deep low pressure system approaching the United Kingdom & Ireland near Christmas Day.
The historic Mideast snowstorm and upcoming U.K. Christmas storm observed through computer forecast model images.
A pair of mesoscale vortexes formed over Lake Superior yesterday. I pulled up 3-D radar data just before the storms made "landfall."
A major snowstorm is headed to the Northeast U.S. -- including AccuWeather HQ.
The lake-effect snow machine is cranking out some incredible amounts during the first 24 hours of this major outbreak. Here are top amounts, webcams and 3D radars:
The coldest air of the season plagued Montana and surrounding Canada last night, knocking temperatures well into the -40s F, with wind chills in the -60s!