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 […]

Portions of New Orleans Cleaning Up After Damaging Tornado

Earlier this week, the southeast was impacted by a somewhat rare but by no means unprecedented February severe weather outbreak. And the hardest hit area was, without a doubt, the greater New Orleans area. According to the storm survey from NWS New Orleans, an EF-3 tornado touched down at 11:12am CT in an area known as […]

Tornado Impacts Western Part of Indianapolis, IN

Last evening, a small and unique supercell formed in central Indiana, just west of Indianapolis. This supercell formed in a fairly favorable environment for a supercell to develop and be sustained in. While upper level flow was generally fairly weak across the region, the wind shear in the lowest portions of the atmosphere was primed […]