NWS Confirms Two Tornadoes Struck South-Central Kentucky

After the severe weather that impacted our region on Wednesday morning, the National Weather Service has now confirmed that two tornadoes struck south-central Kentucky early Wednesday morning. The first tornado struck in the western portion of Butler County south of Rochester at approximately 12:35 AM CST and was on the ground for around 2 minutes. The […]

Severe Weather, Including Possible Tornadoes, Strikes South-Central Kentucky

The storm system that impacted south central Kentucky late last night into the early morning hours of today was poised to be the greatest threat for severe weather in quite some time.  In terms of the number of severe weather reports, it didn’t disappoint in that respect… The Storm Prediction Center nailed their forecast for […]

Friday Afternoon Severe Weather Update – February 24, 2017

We have the warmth already in place for severe thunderstorms thanks to those gusty southwest winds, with temperatures nearing the 80º mark across south-central Kentucky. And a quick check of the White Squirrel Weather Nestcam at WKU shows clouds on the increase as storms continue to build to the west and northwest of the area. […]

Warm Temperatures and Severe Weather the Main Topic

Real-time Radar Yesterday’s Weather Yep, warm and unseasonal is pretty much all that describes the weather around here yesterday and we’re not done with it quite yet. Forecast Summary Today: Warm weather continues with mostly sunny skies for most of the day, giving way to the potential of severe thunderstorms in the late afternoon and evening. […]

Southern California Preparing for Heavy Rain

When you think of Southern California, particularly the Los Angeles Area, you don’t much think of heavy rain, do you? But the area will look nothing like this through through the weekend. A strong storm system is coming onshore for the weekend that will inundate the LA Basin with copious amounts of heavy rain. This is […]

Nearly Spring-like Weekend Weather

Real-time Radar Yesterday’s Weather After a cold start yesterday, we ended up in the comfortable mid-50s thanks to southerly and southwesterly winds that visited our area yesterday afternoon. And it’s only going to get better from here. Forecast Summary Today: Sunny skies remain in the region. High temperatures around 68ºF. Clouds begin increasing after dark with […]

Rain Re-Enters the Forecast

Real-time Radar Yesterday’s Weather Maaaaaan, that was nice. Never doubt the power of southwest flow! We managed the mid-60s yesterday with full sunshine…and that made for a great sunset. Forecast Summary Today: Mainly cloudy with a chance of showers, increasing as we head into the overnight. Highs top out around 62ºF with lows at night […]

Portions of New Orleans Cleaning Up After Damaging Tornado

Earlier this week, the southeast was impacted by a somewhat rare but by no means unprecedented February severe weather outbreak. And the hardest hit area was, without a doubt, the greater New Orleans area. According to the storm survey from NWS New Orleans, an EF-3 tornado touched down at 11:12am CT in an area known as […]

Winter’s Brief Return with More Wet Weather Ahead

Real-time Radar Yesterday’s Weather Well, that was gloomy, wasn’t it? After a warm but wet day on Tuesday, Mother Nature kept it cool and damp. I’d show you the high temperature map but it’s a bit misleading because our high occurred at 12:15am (55ºF, by the way), but we did manage to top out in […]