Afternoon Severe Weather Update

We’ve been closely monitoring this morning’s data, and not too much has changed. A severe weather event will potentially unfold this evening into tonight, with a multitude of impacts possible. Here’s your much-requested afternoon severe weather update. We’re already seeing storms that have developed to our west, and as of 2:10pm, they are making their […]

Breaking Down Monday’s Severe Threat

What started off as a wonderful Sunday has made way to increasing cloud cover and scattered showers this afternoon. Temperatures were able to achieve the mid 60s thanks to stout, southerly winds earlier, so at least we had that going for us… Cloud cover will hang around tonight, before potential inclement weather arrives as we […]

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 […]

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 […]

WxRecap: Wednesday, April 5 Severe Thunderstorms

  Wednesday was a fairly active severe weather day across not only our area, but much of the east and southeastern portion of the country. In fact, Wednesday had the greatest potential for major severe weather we have seen in quite awhile. We escaped major destructive weather but that doesn’t mean we didn’t see some […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]