The map above is the Severe Weather Outlook for today (Sat.) from the Storm Prediction Center. There is now a Marginal Risk (level 1 or low) from Michigan to the Gulf of Mexico. SPC says: “…Lower MS Valley into the Great Lakes…a broad region from the lower MS Valley into portions of the Great Lakes will be in a regime characterized by moderate buoyancy, relatively cool mid-level temperatures, and weak north to northwesterly flow aloft. A few weakly organized cells/clusters will be possible within this regime, potentially posing a risk of localized hail and damaging wind gusts.

This is the Severe Weather Outlook Map for Sunday PM/night from the Storm Prediction Center. There is a large Slight Risk Area (in yellow) from Oklahoma to Ohio. The Marginal Risk comes up to South Bend to Battle Creek to Saginaw Bay. Note the Marginal Risk for parts of OR, WA, ID an MT. The light green on the map is the General Thunderstorm Outlook – no organized severe weather.

Filtered Tornado Reports (CSV) (Raw

Here’s storm reports from Tuesday. 2″ diameter hail fell at Commonwealth WI. Golfball-sized hail pelted Mole Lake WI and northwest of Marquette in the U.P. 1 1/4″ diameter hail was reported at Groom Lake WI. Half-inch diameter hail hit Cramden WI. Nickel-sized hail pelted Bailey’s Harbor in Dorr Co. Wisconsin. Pea-sized hail fell at Sister Bay and Sciocton WI. Green Bay hit 86 degrees today, tying a record high for May 10.

The spotter that reported the golfball-sized hail northwest of Marquette reported: “For real. Our roof sounded like it took quite a beating. Thankfully the trees and plants aren’t leafed out yet or they would have lost some. It was incredible! We could hear it roaring through the forest like nothing we ever heard before. Maybe like a forest fire!”

Quite a bit of lightning around Manistee around 2:30 am.

Strong/damaging winds accompanied storms in W. Texas and W. Oklahoma. Wind gusts were recorded at 87 mph at Amherst TX, 86 mph at Hart TX and 81 mph at Pampa TX. Hail the size of tennis balls hit Goodnight TX.

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