Yesterday's severe weather in the central Plains lived up to expectations. The outbreak resulted in around 340 reports of severe weather across ten states, including numerous reports of baseball size hail and damaging winds up to 89 MPH in some spots. The hail was a product of supercells that formed during the afternoon hours, which quickly merged into a very well-organized squall line during the overnight hours and produced a fair amount of wind damage across Nebraska and Kansas.
Here's the squall line:
And the severe weather reports from yesterday:
More intense severe weather is expected on Monday across the upper Midwest, with very large hail again the main threat.
[Images via GOES / College of DuPage / Storm Prediction Center]