Severe Weather in the Southern Plains

Twelve tornado reports were submitted to the National Weather Service yesterday afternoon, in what has been a fairly active week for weather in the southern Plains. The main culprit for the consistent severe weather: a cut-off low pressure system that has been parked over the Four Corners. This setup primes the Plains environment for sufficient […]

Strong Storms Possible Tonight

Real-time Observation for Bowling Green, Ky: Real-time Regional Radar: This evening 4/24 – Increasing clouds / Tonight – Thunderstorms likely – Low 57° 4pm 80° – 7pm 77° – 10pm 68° – 12am 66° – 3am 60° – 6am 57° A cold front is positioned to our west and is moving in our direction. This […]

Storm Prediction Center Convective Outlook – Part 2

A few weeks ago I wrote a blog post about the Storm Prediction Center Convective Outlooks and their usefulness to meteorologists and the public during severe weather. Since the writing of that post, the Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has proposed some changes to their outlooks. Above is an example of what these outlooks would look […]

Rain Chances Increasing

Today 3/27 – Scat’d Showers, BREEZY – High 64˚ / Tonight – Showers Likely – Low 52˚ 6am 36˚ ~ 9am 49˚ ~ 12pm 58˚ ~ 3pm 64˚ ~ 6pm 61˚ ~ 9pm 58˚ We’ll see southerly flow amp up today as an area of low pressure to our northwest tracks east across the Ohio Valley.  Couple this […]