Muhlenberg County Flooding

Sunday’s weather setup provided the marginal threat for severe storms.  As it turned out, a few tornado warnings were issued, with one being confirmed in Henderson County. The tornado and strong winds weren’t the only nuisance felt by Kentuckians yesterday.  A rapidly intensifying cell trained across portions of western Kentucky, dropping rainfall amounts at rates […]

Tornadoes Hit South Dakota

Much like the past few days, today’s weather has been very active in and around the High Plains.  Several tornadoes have been reported in South Dakota this evening. Tornado video today of the first two of four tornadoes we have seen today in South Dakota. #sdwx #storm12 — Brandon Ivey (@BrandonIveyWX) June 19, 2014 […]

Storm Damage Across Eastern Kentucky

The line of showers and storms that occupied our area earlier this afternoon entered a more favorable environment as they pressed to our east.  Storms rapidly intensified as they cut a northeastward path across the Bluegrass. There have been several reports of wind damage resulting from the intense squall line feature that tracked through these […]

WKU AMS/NWA Student Chapter Photo Contest

The Western Kentucky University Local Student Chapter of the American Meteorological Society and National Weather Association (WKU AMS/NWA Local Student Chapter for short) is doing a photo contest now until March 14, 2014, to raise awareness about Severe Weather Safety.  We are doing this in honor of Severe Weather Awareness Week which is March 2-8 for the state of Kentucky.  Check […]