Storm Prediction Center
The U.S. appears to be locked in a tornado drought as meteorologists have recorded only about two-dozen twisters so far this year during a period when 100 or more are typical.
Forecasters Predicting Significant Chance Of Tornadoes This Weekend Across Large Part Of Nation’s Mid-Section
Forecasters are predicting a significant chance of strong tornadoes this weekend across a large part of the nation’s mid-section, an outbreak that could stretch from the Great Plains to the Midwest and South.
At least two tornadoes touched down in Oklahoma and another hit Arkansas on Thursday as a powerful storm system moved through the middle of the country. At least one injury was reported when a home was hit in rural western Arkansas.
More severe weather is in the forecast for parts of the central United States already reeling from powerful tornadoes this week.