Storm Time Machine - April 14th, 2012

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The Storm Time Machine covers tornado outbreaks such as the May 2011 tornado outbreak.

This page covers the April 14th, 2012 tornado outbreak, which was only the second day in Storm Prediction Center history where a high risk was issued the day before the event (the last time was in 2006). It was also one of the rare days with a 45% tornado probability (which translates to a nearly 1 in 2 chance that people or neighbors within 25 miles of them would see a tornado).

Saturday's severe weather threat was predicted as early as the Sunday before (April 8th), in the Storm Prediction Center's day 4-8 outlook.

See wikipedia for more information on this outbreak.

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