Breaking Down Monday’s Severe Threat

What started off as a wonderful Sunday has made way to increasing cloud cover and scattered showers this afternoon. Temperatures were able to achieve the mid 60s thanks to stout, southerly winds earlier, so at least we had that going for us… Cloud cover will hang around tonight, before potential inclement weather arrives as we […]

Flood Concerns On The Rise

Cloudy skies joined warm temperatures in the mid/upper 50s today, ahead of a moisture-fied (not a real word) system that’ll put flood concerns on the rise Friday into Saturday. A low pressure system is moving northeast toward the Ohio Valley, bringing a surge of moisture along with a passing warm front. An associated cold front […]

Statewide Tornado Drill Is Tomorrow

This may be news to you, but tomorrow is the statewide tornado drill. At 9:07 AM tomorrow, businesses and schools across the state will practice their tornado safe plans tomorrow in preparation for the severe weather season. Whether it is going over your family’s plan within your home, or seeking shelter in the safe place […]

Flood Safety Awareness Week

The National Weather Service is launching Flood Safety Awareness Week this week. So, I thought it would be a good idea to go over some flood safety tips for this post! First, you should know what the difference is in all the flood watches and warnings that get issued across the region. Flash Flood Warning: […]

Statewide Tornado Drill Today

March 2nd – 8th is Severe Weather Awareness Week for the state of Kentucky.  Throughout this 7-day span, NWS offices and private meteorologists will put out vital information to help you better understand and prepare for severe weather season. As part of the activities, a statewide tornado drill will take place at 9:07am across the […]

WKU AMS/NWA Student Chapter Photo Contest

The Western Kentucky University Local Student Chapter of the American Meteorological Society and National Weather Association (WKU AMS/NWA Local Student Chapter for short) is doing a photo contest now until March 14, 2014, to raise awareness about Severe Weather Safety.  We are doing this in honor of Severe Weather Awareness Week which is March 2-8 for the state of Kentucky.  Check […]