GIC activated to Level 3 – Enhanced Monitoring on 26-May for monitoring record-breaking flooding conditions along the Arkansas River in Oklahoma and Arkansas. Areas of Oklahoma’s second-largest city Tulsa have already flooded and evacuations are underway. Downriver in Arkansas’ second-largest city Fort Smith, between 100-200 residents have evacuated their homes and many more evacuations expected. With the Army Corp of Engineers expected to increase the release of floodwater from upriver dams further affecting Arkansas’ levee systems, the National Weather Services expects the river to reach 41 feet near Fort Smith by earlySEE DETAILS
Today we published imagery collected on 24-May for the tornado that struck Jefferson City, Missouri. 7 cm resolution images were collected over areas of the city and are now available via secure web maps and services available at http://maps.geointel.org. If you have any questions please reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Credentials for public safety stakeholders to access the data may be requested at email@example.com.
Today we published imagery collected on 15-May using our Eagle f210 camera for the hail event on 13-May over areas south of Raleigh, North Carolina. 1.5 cm resolution images were collected over a swath of radar-indicated hail from Fuquay-Varina, NC to Garner, NC. Traditional and social media reports were also used to verify damages to structures and vehicles and refine the area of interest for this collection. If you have any questions please reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Credentials for public safety stakeholders to access the data may beSEE DETAILS
GIC is monitoring conditions across the Central and Southern Plains and into portions of the Midwest. A strong upper-level trough of low pressure will advance across the western US and then across the Great Plains Friday night and Saturday. Heavy showers and thunderstorms are likely Friday afternoon through Friday night, including a likelihood for severe weather, across a large area of the Plains. The Storm Prediction Center currently has highlighted an Enhanced Risk of severe weather, with the expectation of thunderstorms producing very large hail, locally damaging winds, and possiblySEE DETAILS
GIC is monitoring conditions across the Southern Plains and Southeast for damages from severe weather including wind, hail, and tornadoes. NWS Storm Reports have included hail, wind reports, flash flooding, and tornadoes. Media is reporting several events of large and damaging hail failing in Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, Missouri, and Oklahoma. GIC is monitoring social media, traditional media, and emergency management officials for damage reports and assessments. NWS convective outlooks include enhanced risk today for areas of Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida and tomorrow for areas of Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, NorthSEE DETAILS <span class="more-link-hover-ima...