Severe Weather Possible Again Tomorrow

Posted by Landon Hampton on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 Discussion Well, this is looking like one doozy of a forecast across the region. What has changed, though!? Today looks really nice actually. We are looking at mostly sunny skies for the majority of the day, with some clouds creeping in here by this evening. Highs […]

“Winter” 2016-17: We Hardly Knew Ye

And when I say hardly, I mean hardly. When you think of winter you think of something like…this: But for the most part, no. Winter looked nothing like that. We had a couple of snow “events” in the past 3 months but nothing worth writing home about. This should give you an effective summary of our […]

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 […]

Mid-Afternoon Severe Weather Update

Since this morning’s blog post, the severe weather threat across the region has increased substantially, with mesoscale models showing discrete supercells developing this evening to our southwest. As you can see above, the SPC has placed us in an Enhanced Risk for severe weather, with a Moderate Risk to our northwest. The ingredients look to […]

Devastating Tornado Outbreak Across the South

On Friday afternoon, Contributor Evan Hatter previewed what was likely to be a pretty substantial severe weather outbreak across the southern US over the weekend. Models had been hinting at it for several days by that point, and they were honing in on a multi-day, multi-round severe weather episode across much of the south, extending […]

Southeast Braces for Severe Weather

We usually think of January as a cold and snowy month, not so in the southeast where they’re in line for rounds of severe weather throughout the weekend. A potent low pressure system moving through the southern United States will touch off thunderstorms capable of producing damaging winds, large hail and even isolated tornadoes. In […]

Last Year Had 15 $1 Billion Disasters

While last year felt very much like a quiet year for severe weather, and active weather in general, the year saw 15 $1 billion weather disasters! FIFTEEN! That is a ton of weather disasters, especially in a year that felt relatively quiet. This was the second highest total on record, only one disaster short of tying […]

On This Day: Winter Tornado Outbreak in KY

On this day in January of 2006: a tornado outbreak occurred across the central portion of the state. Six tornadoes touched down across the state, including 3 F-2 tornadoes (the EF scale was implemented in 2007). The F-2 tornadoes impacted Hardin County, Lincoln county and Adair County in central KY, with all three causing significant damage […]