A Fantastic Start to the Week before Rain Chances Return

Real Time Radar Yesterday’s Weather Yesterday turned out to be another mild day across Southern Kentucky. Bowling Green recorded a high temperature of 66°F which is about 16 degrees above average for this time of year. Forecast Summary Today: Foggy this morning. Once the cloud cover departs we’ll see mostly sunny skies with highs nearing […]

California, US Drought Improves Drastically

As you all well know, much of the US, especially the Southeast and California, was entrenched in a drought, with the worst effects being felt in California. The drought there had been ongoing for several years, and people wondered when it would stop. The southeast drought had been ongoing since the beginning of 2016. Areas […]

Last Year Had 15 $1 Billion Disasters

While last year felt very much like a quiet year for severe weather, and active weather in general, the year saw 15 $1 billion weather disasters! FIFTEEN! That is a ton of weather disasters, especially in a year that felt relatively quiet. This was the second highest total on record, only one disaster short of tying […]

An Update on the Southeast Drought

Just a few weeks ago, much of the southeastern US was battling an Extreme to Exceptional drought. Eight percent of the country was in an Extreme drought, with much of that being in the southeastern US. The southeast drought was bad, and only looked to get worse. This was causing many issues across the region. […]

The Southeast is Battling Wildfires

As I posted about last week, the majority of Kentucky is now in a Moderate to Severe drought. This has continued to worsen, with much of the southeastern portion of the state now in a Severe Drought. Well, we are not alone. Much of our neighbors to our south and east are seeing much, much worse drought […]

Drought Developing Across the Region

By now, many of you have likely sat down in the morning, read through our forecast posts and come across a line that goes something like, “This weather pattern has been ridiculously boring“, or “Well, we’re looking at another rainless day..“, etc. We have not seen a solid, steady rainfall in what feels like a […]

Your Weather Week In Review: 9/13-9/20

Here at WxOrNotBG, we have begun to implement a new post every Sunday evening previewing the week ahead. In light of that, I am going to begin posting a review of the previous week each Saturday night, highlighting the major events that occurred, etc. So, with that being said, here is your *cue awesome music* […]

Weekend Brings Heavy Rain to Region

Much needed rainfall continues to fall in drought stricken regions such as California and the Nations heartland. Here is a look at the 14 day precipitation totals across the U.S. Clearly the south central plains have been the bulls eye for the rainfall over the past several weeks with as much as 15 inches of […]

Much Needed Rain in California

Some much needed rain is headed to parts of California, a state that is experiencing a long term historical drought. The United States Drought Monitor  shows almost have the state in an exceptional drought (the worst drought). This drought has had a big impact on the NAPA Valley and many farming communities around the state. The […]

Fire Danger Across Northern Great Plains

Red Flag Warnings are in effect for portions of the north central U.S. tomorrow as critical fire weather conditions are expected. Every county shaded pink in the map below is under a Red Flag warning from noon until 7pm CST tomorrow. Fuels for fire development will be present tomorrow afternoon with gusty winds and very dry air. […]