Forecasters at the Storm Prediction Center (SPC) are calling for a “moderate” risk of severe weather across portions of the Lower Mississippi Valley on Saturday.
The outlook notes a potential for “Significant and widespread damaging winds and a few tornadoes… especially across parts of the Lower Mississippi Valley.“
Storm safety experts at Stormsurvival.org advise residents of the risk area to keep alert for changing weather conditions through out the day on Saturday.
According to SPC data, the preliminary tornado count for 2013 is 928. This compares to a three-year average of 1,303. Tornadoes have killed 52 people so far this year. This is down from a three–year average of 222.
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