Isolated Hail Possible This Evening

Real Time Bowling Green Weather Radar: Good evening folks! Showers and thunderstorms have formed to the west and southwest of the region. Given a combination of instability and moderate lapse rates across the region, a few of the showers and thunderstorms may produce some hail. Very isolated reports of severe hail (> 1″ in diameter) […]

NCDC Releases Statistics from Past Meteorological Winter

The winter season southern Kentucky has experienced over the past few months may be regarded extreme by some to due to a couple of significant storms occurring late in the season.  The NCDC has released climate data showing how states’ temperatures and precipitation totals fared compared to normal. Since the NCDC uses meteorological winter as […]

Bowling Green November Weather Summary

Another month is in the books, and November proved to be a remarkably chilly month in Bowling Green. The average monthly temperature at the Bowling Green Airport was 42.1°F. This is 6.5°F below normal for November. How does this rank compared to past years? This was the fifth coldest November on record for Bowling Green and […]

Holy Hail

Strong storms impacted the region today, a few of which reached severe criteria. Check out this footage of the hail producers from afar, courtesy of Dr. Joshua Durkee and the WKU CHAOS drone: 10.06.14 – Strong Convection Over Bowling Green, KY. from Landon Hampton on Vimeo. Torrential rainfall, violent lightning and potent winds were felt […]

6.0 Magnitude Earthquake Hits California

6.0 Magnitude Earthquake Hits California Shortly after 5am CDT this morning a 6.0 earthquake hit northern California, according to the US Geological Survey.  The center of the quake occurred near Napa, CA, with several citizens receiving damage.  Below is a map provided by the US Geological Survey that shows where the brunt of the earthquake’s impact […]

Bowling Green Flooding…Again

Strong thunderstorms moving through southern Kentucky late this afternoon causing Bowling Green flooding issues once again.. A flood advisory remains in effect for central Warren County until 6:45pm CST. Areal Flood Advisory for Warren County until 6:45pm. This includes Bowling Green. #kywx — wxornotBG (@wxornotBG) August 20, 2014 Precipitable water values were high this afternoon due […]

Phoenix Flood Impact

Massive flooding is taking place across Phoenix, Arizona.  It is estimated that rainfall amounts topped 4″ in a little over an hour, resulting in widespread flooding across portions of the city. Monsoon deluge flooding near Phoenix, water rescues in progress. More: Image via @12news — Capital Weather Gang (@capitalweather) August 19, 2014 Flooding […]

EF-0 Tornado Confirmed In Muhlenberg County

On Sunday evening, Muhlenberg County experienced massive flooding that brought areas to a standstill.  It turned out that flooding wasn’t their only concern. Today, a team from NWS Paducah conducted a storm survey where damage was reported near the Muhlenberg/Ohio County line.  After conducting their survey, the team found that an EF-0 tornado with peak […]

Muhlenberg County Flooding

Sunday’s weather setup provided the marginal threat for severe storms.  As it turned out, a few tornado warnings were issued, with one being confirmed in Henderson County. The tornado and strong winds weren’t the only nuisance felt by Kentuckians yesterday.  A rapidly intensifying cell trained across portions of western Kentucky, dropping rainfall amounts at rates […]

Tornado Hits Henderson County

Tornado Hits Henderson County: A tornado was reported south of Henderson, KY around 5:00pm local time this afternoon. A picture of this tornado was captured and posted on Twitter as seen below… Southern Henderson ky NOW — Grimlock (@bluzmman) August 17, 2014 Here’s some radar data around the time of the reported tornado earlier: […]