WxRecap: Heat and Evening Severe Storms

Today wasn’t overly wild like yesterday was, but today was wild in a much, much different sense. A surface low was propagating into the Mid Atlantic states from southeastern Canada, and along to its west was a cold front. For the majority of the day, we weren’t too influenced by it, outside of westerly to […]

Crazy Weather On The Way

Real-time BG Radar: Today: Windy and warm. Highs around 71ºF. Tonight: Windy, with mostly cloudy skies and a chance for severe thunderstorms. Lows dipping to around 48ºF. Boy, do we have a complex forecast for you all today! Sit back, and get the popcorn ready (or review your severe weather preparedness plan). First of all, […]

Manic Wednesday In Store For The Region

Real time BG Radar: Today: Partly cloudy, with isolated storms. High around 86ºF. Tonight: Increasing clouds with a shower/storm chance late. Lows around 75ºF. Well, today surely looks better than yesterday was. Yesterday was characterized by fairly cool conditions, persistant cloud cover and rainfall for the majority of the day across many locales. Today definitely […]

Scorching Today; Severe Weather Potential Monday

Today 6/7 – Sunny & Muggy – High 91˚(!) / Tonight – Iso’d Storms – Low 72˚ If you’re a fan of hot sweat, frizzed hair and damp clothing, today is the day for you!  It will be a brutal day as far as our weather is concerned, with high dewpoints coinciding with plentiful amounts […]

Blackhawk, SD Supercell Timelapse

Blackhawk, SD Supercell Timelapse: Yesterday, just east of Black Hills National Forest in South Dakota, a beautiful, low-precipitation supercell thunderstorm developed.  Luckily for us, Dan McKemy uploaded this amazing timelapse of the storm for our viewing pleasure.  Look at that amazing structure and rotation.  Impressive, indeed!

WKU Storm Chase Starts Today

The annual WKU Storm Chase kicks off today, with Dr. Joshua Durkee and Dr. Grady Dixon leading the charge.  Eight of WKU’s finest meteorology students will join the chase team as they take off toward the plains this morning. The course, Field Methods in Weather Analysis & Forecasting, will put the students in a real-time […]

More Storms On The Way

We’ve been very wet through much of our Sunday, with scattered showers and storms still impacting the area as we speak.  Around mid afternoon, we had a stout line of convection plow east across the area, bringing with it flooding, downed trees and beautiful structure. @joeimel large branch down blocking Collett ln. pic.twitter.com/jrqDXIpCem — Blake […]

Friday Afternoon Bowling Green Weather Update

Real-time Bowling Green weather radar: Today, 4/17 – Mostly Cloudy – High 74˚ / Tonight – Partly Cloudy – Low 56˚ 3pm 73˚ – 6pm 70˚ – 9pm 66˚ – 12am 62˚ – 3am 59˚ – 6am 56˚ As we get set to wrap up the work week this afternoon, we can expect a break from the […]

Severe Weather Afternoon Update

*Flash Flood Watch for Butler & Edmonson County thru early Friday morning* Temperature values have climbed into the lower 80s across south central Kentucky, thanks to warm, moisture rich air streaming in from the southwest: This has destabilized our atmosphere, which currently resides with CAPE (storm fuel) values of ~2,000j/kg (more than enough to support […]