9 June –severe weather outbreak

 

A cold front triggered severe weather as it tracked through the region.  There was considerable instability and shear, and a line of thunderstorms produced fairly widespread severe weather, including large hail and damaging winds.

 

   

 

Above:  Soundings from 12Z 9 June from Albany, NY, Buffalo, NY, Portland ME, and Upton, NY.  Note the considerable instability and west flow through a deep layer.

 

 

 

Above:  Soundings fro 16Z 9 June from Albany, NY and Portland, ME.  Note the continued instability and shear.

 

 

 

Above:  Snapshot of the NWS Albany, NY web page showing the line of severe thunderstorm warnings across the forecast area (left) and radar reflectivity showing the line of thunderstorms tracking through the region (right). 

 

 

Above:  Surface map loop showing the cold frontal passage.

 

 

Above:  Severe weather reports for 9 June.