It has been a long tradition that the AMS annual meeting brings bad weather during the meeting to whatever city is hosting us. Thus, New Orleans is under both a tornado watch and a flash flood warning at the moment.
First, the tornado watch:
And, the flash flood warning (green) with my location in light blue.
This has been an amazing number of consecutive days with tornado watches for January.
Austin in January 2013: If the drought hasn’t ended before we arrive, it will likely be over before we leave!