The West Coast is Getting Hammered By Storms

Over the past week, the west coast of the US has been getting absolutely hammered by severe winter storms. The pacific jet stream has been very active, with storm after storm after storm rolling into the region. These have produced absolutely ridiculous amounts of precipitation across California. Much of the state, especially the central and […]

WxOrNotBG Tweets of the Week

Twitter is a meteorologist’s best friend and worst enemy. Meteorologists send out hundreds of tweets per day, and it is such a useful tool for dispensing information. Many times, though, hype will begin and spread like fire on Twitter. Other times, it saves someone’s life. Therefore, Twitter sees the best and worst out of meteorologists […]

“Maybe Storms?” Bowling Green Weather

Real time Bowling Green Weather Radar Yesterday’s Weather Yesterday’s weather was fairly cloudy, honestly. The moisture streaming northward along the stationary front to our west kept clouds prevalent across our region, and even some showers moved into the region last evening. Our temp forecast for yesterday from the past couple of days was great, but […]

More Storms for Bowling Green

Real-time Bowling Green Weather Radar Yesterday’s Weather Good morning, Bowling Green! I hope y’all are having a wonderful start to your weekend. As far as yesterday’s weather is concerned, it was a very typical summer day. Hot and humid with partly cloudy skies. According to the Kentucky Mesonet, our high temperature yesterday was right around […]

Incredible Rainfall Along the Gulf Coast

The same mid and low level low that has advected a deep and rich moisture profile into our region is currently spinning along the Gulf Coast. This system is fairly incredible, as it has already broken records for precipitable water here, and to our south. 00z Sounding at BNA recorded the highest PWAT at 00z […]

Stormy Bowling Green Weather

Real-time Bowling Green Weather Radar Yesterday’s Weather Yesterday’s weather was, well, not as stormy as I expect. Our issue this week has been a lack of a trigger, which has kept us relatively quiet with respect to the environment around us. That’ll change this weekend. Anyways, our high yesterday hit 90°F at the airport, with […]

Unsettled Bowling Green Weather

Real-Time Bowling Green Weather Radar Yesterday’s Weather As indicated by the National Weather Service’s Daily Climate Report, we definitely felt the moisture in the air. Our temperatures for this time have been a little lower than normal, due to cloud cover and daytime precipitation. If you’re looking for a silver lining in the clouds, I […]

Heat Relief From Rain Coming to Bowling Green Weather

Real-time Bowling Green Weather Radar Yesterday’s Weather Yesterday’s weather was…eh. We didn’t see as many thunderstorms as I may have expected at the beginning of the day, so the weather didn’t cool off as much as I expected. I busted on the temperature, as I had 92°F forecasted, and the high was 94°F. Forecast Summary […]

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 […]

Incredible Flooding in Minnesota

On Monday evening, a boundary that was laid across northern Minnesota and Wisconsin by overnight convection was a forcing mechanism and a steering mechanism for heavy rainfall. The region saw multiple rounds of convection throughout the day, and this rainfall trained over the region for hours. The environment was prime for crazy amounts of rainfall […]