12:15PM Midday Severe Weather Update Posted by Landon Hampton on Thursday, March 30, 2017
Real-time BG Radar: Today: Cold, with mostly sunny skies. Highs around 32ºF. Overnight, skies should be mostly clear, with lows around 28ºF. First of all, you all will likely be waking up to very cold temps this morning. With the dense snowpack in place, it is likely that temperatures will be in and around 5ºF, and maybe […]
There were some errors with the surface observations a few days ago in Phoenix, Arizona. The National Weather Service surface observations experienced several crazy temperature spikes. Watch how Cory McCloskey, a TV meteorologist at Fox 10 News handled the mess during a live broadcast. Kudos to this guy for the great improvisation!
We’ve all heard the joke or made the joke…“I wish I could be wrong most the time and keep my job.” This of course is in reference to meteorologists, along with a plethora of other jokes. While it is no big deal (and actually funny at times) that people make jokes about this profession, it is […]
Every summer, it’s the same story. There is always a story about a child dying in the car from parents leaving them in there while they go about their everyday business. Meteorologist Jacob Wycoff made an awesome video last summer to display just how hot it gets in your vehicle. I encourage you to watch […]
Few people realize that Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin were avid weather enthusiasts, discovering and contributing great advancements to the field of meteorology. Thomas Jefferson, on his way to sign the Declaration of Independence, purchased a thermometer. At approximately 2pm on July 4th, 1776, Jefferson observed 76°F and cloudy skies. As my friend Ryan Hoke […]
The weather forecast for one of the most memorable days in American history proved to be a difficult and vital one. WWII. D-Day. Originally scheduled for June 5th, 1944, D-Day would be the time Allied forces would launch an offensive invasion on the beaches of France in hopes of loosening the grip that the Nazi […]
This Afternoon – Partly Sunny – High 62 / Tonight – Clear – Low 40 4pm 63 ~ 7pm 54 ~ 10pm 48 ~ 1am 43 As forecast, skies have cleared to partly sunny, as the bulk of the cloud deck and leftover precip has advanced to our east. Expect these conditions to hang around […]