I think Sunday is the sleeper day. The GFS, which has been underestimating instability all year long, is painting a nice window in Nebraska and Kansas. The only caveat is the inhibition. I believe that the western edge of the cap might break and though the shear won't be nearly as good as the next day, we could still get some explosive, rotating updrafts. Hail, isolated tornadoes look like a plausible threat. The SPC isn't even talking about this day but I'll definitely be keeping my eyes on it.
Looks like I'll be heading out for both days. Still trying to get everything coordinated at this point, but if anyone is looking to get out, don't be a stranger!
Also ... looking like there might be some thunderstorms in the forecast for Western Montana on Saturday!
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I totally agree with Sunday's potential. we will be out for sure, at least shooting lightning and some time lapse stuff. there is a little H5 impulse that will skirt the Ks/Ne border region so hopefully that will get some things going.
I'm definitely hoping so. I'm wishing these next days will fly by so I can narrow down a target for both days! Monday could be all over the place. Anyway, my number is 303-868-3605 if you want to coordinate.
Here in Rock Springs We're going to see a chance for thunderstorms too on Saturday and Sunday so it looks like spring isn't to far off. Hmmm hopefully I'll be able to hear some thunder.
This system looks ... vigorous!
funny u all mentioned this because I agree with Mullins & Cianca, I think Sunday might be overlooked...I have a feeling I might head out for the Lightning aroma before the windy blowing rain/snow mix aroma
Skinner! Get out on the plains!! Man, this mornings runs were garbage ... but we're looking a little better this afternoon ...
I meant to say MONDAY looks better ... Sunday looks worse.
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