Why are sirens going off in St Joseph MO?
The sirens are a simple way to warn the public that severe weather is approaching and to seek shelter. There are 24 sirens located throughout the neighborhoods of the city. Weather conditions are monitored by the National Weather Service, the city Emergency Manager and by the Communications Center.
Has St Joseph MO ever had a tornado?
A total of 108 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Saint Joseph, MO.
Was there a tornado in St Joseph Missouri?
Joseph Friday afternoon even though no tornado was ever detected on radar. Bill Brinton told KQ2 News that trained weather spotters had reported two separate funnel clouds southeast of the city near Highway 59. They reported them to the law enforcement communications center, who by policy, sounded the alarms.
What is the temperature of the ground at different depths?
As a general rule, the crust temperature is rising with depth due to the heat flow from the much hotter mantle; away from tectonic plate boundaries, temperature rises in about 25–30 °C/km (72–87 °F/mi) of depth near the surface in most of the world.