NWS Confirms Two Tornadoes Struck South-Central Kentucky

After the severe weather that impacted our region on Wednesday morning, the National Weather Service has now confirmed that two tornadoes struck south-central Kentucky early Wednesday morning. The first tornado struck in the western portion of Butler County south of Rochester at approximately 12:35 AM CST and was on the ground for around 2 minutes. The […]

Opinion: The Storm Predicition Center Should Become Regionalized

I am all for change within the meteorological world. It’s something that a lot of meteorologists surprisingly fight against, but as with anything, people get set in their ways and refuse to try to do things better. Social media is one example. The weather world (at least NWS affiliates) was several years behind on that […]

Severe Weather Awareness Day

Severe Weather Awareness Day (commonly known as “SWAD”) took place yesterday at Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville. The National Weather Service office in Nashville, Tennessee, hosts the event every year around Severe Weather Preparedness Week. It’s a beautiful day to talk about bad weather! #SWAD2016 pic.twitter.com/0PTEkwjL76 — Kirk Labs (@kirklabs) February 27, 2016 Sign up […]

Sewage Plant “Lake Effect” Snow

Lake effect snow forms downwind of a lake or other body of water in response to cold air blowing over warm water. Interestingly enough, this past Monday, “lake effect” snow occurred downwind of a waste water treatment plant. The National Weather Service in State College, Pennsylvania reported “several tenths of snow fell over a roughly […]

NWS Forecasters Document Dust Devil

National Weather Service forecasters from Jackson, Mississippi documented a large dust devil in Louisiana. Check out their incredible story and video below!   Two of our forecasters, while driving through northeast Louisiana this afternoon, happened upon the formation of a dust… Posted by US National Weather Service Jackson Mississippi on Thursday, September 24, 2015

Tornadoes Confirmed in Kentucky

Yesterday, July 14th, the National Weather Service in Louisville conducted a storm survey across three counties in south central Kentucky. Their findings were released earlier this afternoon in a public information statement. #Tornadoes confirmed in Green County (EF-1), Adair County (EF-0), and Cumberland County (EF-0) from Monday’s storms. #kywx — NWS Louisville (@NWSLouisville) July 15, […]

Severe Weather in the Southern Plains

Twelve tornado reports were submitted to the National Weather Service yesterday afternoon, in what has been a fairly active week for weather in the southern Plains. The main culprit for the consistent severe weather: a cut-off low pressure system that has been parked over the Four Corners. This setup primes the Plains environment for sufficient […]

Winter Storm Affects Southern U.S.

Southern Kentucky is expecting light snow at best tonight associated with an area of surface low pressure currently located near northern Florida. This same system has brought significant snow to places towards our south that are not accustomed to seeing much wintry precipitation. The hazards map below from the National Weather Service shows winter storm warnings in pink […]

Winter Storm Warning in Effect

Real Time Bowling Green Weather Radar: **Winter Storm Warning in effect from February 20, 3:00 PM CST until February 21, 6:00 AM CST for Allen, Barren, Butler, Edmonson, Logan, Simpson and Warren County ** This Afternoon – PM Snow Showers – High 26° / Tonight – Snow to Wintry Mix – Low 26↑° 3pm 25°– 6pm […]