Houston, TX Sees Wild Weather This Morning

This morning, Houston, Texas saw one crazy flooding event. Many areas saw upwards of 6 inches of rain in less than an 8 hour period, with rain falling in the 1-2″ per hour range at times. Talk about localized. Hobby Airport with 0.07″ of rain, downtown (~8 miles) with 6.76″. #houwx #txwx pic.twitter.com/6SrBBCiZ2G — Chris […]

What Happened in Louisiana Last Week?

Natural disasters don’t happen every day, but they aren’t too uncommon. You’ll get tornadoes that strike towns, and produce terrible damage. Flash flooding effects a small town, much like the event in Maryland a few weeks ago. A snow event will effect a portion of the country, but not significantly, etc. But events like last week’s […]

Storm Chances Increasing for Bowling Green Weather

Real-Time Bowling Green Radar Yesterday’s Weather Yesterday had some of the best weather we have seen in a few weeks. With northerly flow behind a weak front, we saw a drier airmass settle over SoKY and much of the western part of the state. My forecast for yesterday on Sunday wasn’t very good, but Jacob […]

Opinion: Flash Flooding Needs to Be Severe Criteria

I think people are way too critical of National Weather Service official criteria. Some say “Why don’t you issue warnings for 30 mph winds,” while others say, “I will not acknowledge a warning for a storm that is not of that strength!” It goes on and on with the nitpicking, ridiculous suggestions and opinions that aren’t […]

WxRecap: It Rained A Lot

There was a fairly widespread event today for Bowling Green Weather, so I will do a quick recap on today’s events across the region. We were established within ridge across the eastern portion of the United States, but within the northern portion of that, a mesoscale convective system (MCS) was able to develop and move […]

Flash Flooding Possible West of Bowling Green

Quite a bit of rainfall is forecast west of Bowling Green over the next few days. This has prompted the National Weather Service to issue a Flash Flood Watch for counties in Oklahoma, Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Mississippi. Low to mid-level winds will be out of the south. This will provide […]

Wednesday Bowling Green Weather

Real-time Bowling Green weather radar: Today, 8/5 – Mostly Cloudy; Showers & Storms High 88˚ / Tonight – Showers & Storms – Low 73˚ **Flash Flood Watch for all of south central Kentucky from 12PM today thru 1AM Friday** Good Wednesday morning! It sure has been a hot couple of days – yesterday, the Kentucky […]

Paducah, KY Flash Flooding

Heavy rain from a thunderstorm complex left flooding across the Paducah, KY region early this morning. According to the ASOS station in Paducah, 2.98″ of rain has fallen, with 2.63″ of that falling in a two hour time span. Locations north of the ASOS station received over 5″ of rain according the National Weather Service. […]

Flooding in Louisville

While those of us in Bowling Green may feel as if we’ve had our fair share of rain the past two days, it does not begin to compare to the weather Louisville has received. Pictures of the flooding in Louisville were plastered all over social media sites and news stations beginning this morning, in what […]

Early Morning Severe Weather in Upper Midwest

Strong to severe thunderstorms have been ongoing across parts of Wisconsin and Minnesota since before day break. Currently, a severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for northern Wisconsin and portions of Michigan’s upper peninsula until noon CST. As storms chugged across Minnesota and Wisconsin this morning many people awoke to severe thunderstorm warnings. As of […]