Storms on Sunday Give Way to Fantastic Memorial Day

Forecast Discussion Man, yesterday was quite the active day around south-central Kentucky. We had a few reports of damage around the area, as well as some high wind gusts and flooding reports, but the bulk of the activity slid just to our south over Middle Tennessee but the storm chances aren’t over quite yet. That’s […]

Severe Weather Chances Tonight and Tomorrow

Forecast Discussion The main topic for today is obviously tonight’s chance for a severe weather. Temperatures throughout the day today won’t be much warmer than yesterday, but it will be much more humid. This is all thanks to a warm front that has lifted through the region, bringing in those higher dew points with southerly […]

Memorial Day Weekend Starts and Ends Nice, Stormy in Between

wxornotBG 5/26/17: Sunny & beautiful today; severe storms possible through Memorial Day weekend. Posted by Landon Hampton on Friday, 26 May 2017 Forecast Discussion It’s a holiday weekend but, as we know, Mother Nature doesn’t take holidays. The weekend will start and end quite nicely but it’s the in between where things get complicated. Let’s […]

WxRecap: Wednesday, April 5 Severe Thunderstorms

  Wednesday was a fairly active severe weather day across not only our area, but much of the east and southeastern portion of the country. In fact, Wednesday had the greatest potential for major severe weather we have seen in quite awhile. We escaped major destructive weather but that doesn’t mean we didn’t see some […]

Severe Weather Possible Again Tomorrow

Posted by Landon Hampton on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 Discussion Well, this is looking like one doozy of a forecast across the region. What has changed, though!? Today looks really nice actually. We are looking at mostly sunny skies for the majority of the day, with some clouds creeping in here by this evening. Highs […]

Thursday Severe Weather Update

12:15PM Midday Severe Weather Update Posted by Landon Hampton on Thursday, March 30, 2017 Threats: The greatest severe weather threats associated with this system are damaging winds, hail, and torrential rain. The possibility of isolated tornadoes is also on the table, but the threat is low. With the possibility of torrential rain also comes the […]

Southeast Braces for Severe Weather

We usually think of January as a cold and snowy month, not so in the southeast where they’re in line for rounds of severe weather throughout the weekend. A potent low pressure system moving through the southern United States will touch off thunderstorms capable of producing damaging winds, large hail and even isolated tornadoes. In […]

Midday Update: Severe Weather Threat Increasing

As I mentioned this morning in the forecast post, a severe weather threat looked to be in the works this evening as a powerful cold front moves into the region. Well, with the help of southwesterly flow (aka warm air advection), this is looking more likely right now. As a matter of fact, the SPC […]

A Technical Discussion of the June 29, 2012 Derecho

Four years ago today, one of the more infamous derechoes in recorded meteorological history formed. This formed across northern Illinois and northern Indiana, and raced southeastward across the northern fringe of an intense surface high pressure system. This was an absolutely classic derecho, and was one of the more destructive events in recent memory, and […]

Active Bowling Green Weather Continues

Real-time Bowling Green Weather Radar Yesterday’s Weather Yesterday’s weather was fairly interesting, as a cold front pushed into and through the region, leading to some strong to isolated severe thunderstorms. There was a weak shear profile in place, leading to a lack of organization of the storms, and thus, weaker storms. Temps were warm before […]