This Week in Weather 4/13/19-4/19/19

If you didn’t think we were in the spring severe season yet, this week proved you wrong. Nearly a third of the US population was under a risk for severe weather at the start of the week, and the atmosphere continued to churn out severe conditions through Friday. Take a look at some interesting weather facts of the week!

  • Around 100 Million people were under the risk for severe weather on Sunday, April 14.
  • Between Saturday, April 13 and Sunday, April 14 there were 53 tornadoes across 10 states.
    • EF0: 13
    • EF1: 25
    • EF2: 12
    • EF3: 3
  • On Monday, April 15, Chicago, IL received 5.4″ of snow, making it their snowiest April day in 37 years.
  • On Thursday, April 18, Little Rock, AR received 5.44″ of rain. This is the 5th wettest April day since records have been kept in Little Rock (1874) and the wettest day overall since November 2011.

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