WKU Storm Chase Recap: Day 1

Well, as many of you know, myself and contributor Jessica Dobson are currently in the plains to storm chase¬†with the WKU Storm Chase Class! We left May 15th, and will be out on the Great Plains (absolutely beautiful, by the way) for two weeks. I thought it would be cool and interesting to give¬†the readers […]

Rare Christmas Tornadoes in Kansas

In addition to the intense Blizzard that affected the northern Plains on Christmas, severe weather and tornadoes occurred with this system. A strong line of storms developed across western Texas early in the day, and raced eastward into Kansas, Oklahoma and Nebraska. There were a total of 35 reports, so it wasn’t a wild severe […]

Texas is Currently Experiencing Crazy Flooding

In a bit of a somber post, the state of Texas, especially the eastern 2/3rds of the state, is currently experiencing some of the craziest flooding they have ever seen in the state. It has rained, and rained, and rained, and then it rained some more. GPM IMERG accumulation from flooding rainfall across Texas and […]

Texas And Oklahoma Were A Lake Last Month

Much like our weather pattern in April, Oklahoma and Texas saw copious amounts of rain last month. And I actually think that copious is an understatement. System after system impacted the states, and they dumped rain. With a wide open Gulf of Mexico to work with, combined with a stream of pacific moisture, the region […]