Weather Whirlwind In Store

It’s a warm start in the 60s for south central Kentucky this morning, thanks to strong winds pouring in out of the south. We’re already experiencing gusts exceeding 25 mph. This will take temps to the mid/upper 60s by early afternoon. Roller Coaster Ride Initiated Southerly winds will continue to increase through morning, with gusts […]

Saturday Hallelujah, Sunday Rain

The passing of the cold front Friday afternoon has opened the door to a phenomenal start to our weekend. Believe it or not, temperatures are actually on the “cool” side for early August, bottoming out in the low 50s early this morning… If you’re a fan of the outdoors…go outside today.  If you’re not, I’ll […]

Severe Thunderstorm WATCH Issued

The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm WATCH for all of south central Kentucky until 9pm this evening.  The atmosphere across western and central Kentucky continues to become more unstable as we’ve progressed through the afternoon, providing an environment conductive for strong to severe thunderstorm development. Looking at meteorological parameters, it’s looking more […]

Storm and Heavy Rain Chances Increasing This Weekend

wxornotBG 5/19/17: Scattered strong storms possible today & Saturday, before a cold front brings widespread rainfall Saturday night. Sunday looks drier, and much cooler. Posted by Landon Hampton on Friday, 19 May 2017 Discussion Hey folks! I am currently on Storm Chase, and I had to make a last minute fill in, so I’m gonna […]

Active Week of Storm Chances Ahead

I’m happy to report the low stratus cloud deck that plagued the region throughout much of our Saturday has skirted off to the east, allowing rays of sunshine to take over.  Southerly winds will take over as an area of high pressure dips to our east, allowing for a nice warm up, with highs reaching […]

Thursday Severe Weather Update

12:15PM Midday Severe Weather Update Posted by Landon Hampton on Thursday, March 30, 2017 Threats: The greatest severe weather threats associated with this system are damaging winds, hail, and torrential rain. The possibility of isolated tornadoes is also on the table, but the threat is low. With the possibility of torrential rain also comes the […]

Today’s Severe Weather

wxornotBG 3/30/17: Severe weather is the focus today, as a low pressure system sends a cold front plowing east over the area. Posted by Landon Hampton on Thursday, March 30, 2017 Forecast Discussion Good morning, everybody. Well, it looks like today is going to be a bit intense around the region, so buckle up and […]

Severe Weather, Including Possible Tornadoes, Strikes South-Central Kentucky

The storm system that impacted south central Kentucky late last night into the early morning hours of today was poised to be the greatest threat for severe weather in quite some time.  In terms of the number of severe weather reports, it didn’t disappoint in that respect… The Storm Prediction Center nailed their forecast for […]

WON vlog 12/17/16

A wild weather ride is in store today through Sunday. Winds howling out of the south will warm temperatures into the 60s today, before chances for strong thunderstorms arrive tonight. An Arctic crash in temps will lead to a wintry mix late tonight, resulting in treacherous travel early Sunday morning.