30 March 2016

Severe Weather 2016

For the week of April 3, 2016

Todd Krause, Warning Coordination Meteorologist for the National Weather Service discusses Severe Weather Week in Minnesota.

  • Part 1

    Part 1
    (1:16) The warm winter and spring could make for early severe weather; (1:38) When we see the most severe weather in Minnesota; (2:33) How Minnesotans should prepare for severe weather; (3:51) The history of severe weather warnings; (5:39) Weather forecasting technology; (7:20) Radar advances; (9:06) The importance of storm spotters to the weather-warning process; (10:26) Dangers involved in storm chasing
  • Part 2

    Part 2
    (:18) How far in advance the Weather Service can predict severe weather; (2:58) Tornado watch versus warning; (5:08) Safety precautions during a tornado warning; (7:22) Dangers of lightning and flash floods; (10:00) Severe Weather Week in MN