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 […]

Thursday Afternoon Update

Good news!  As anticipated, the cloud deck in place over the area this morning has started to erode out.  This has allow beautiful conditions to take over, complete with partly sunny skies, along with temperatures ranging between the upper 60’s and low 70’s. Clearing will continue overnight and into Friday, allowing rays of sunshine and […]

Storm and Heavy Rain Chances Increasing This Weekend

wxornotBG 5/19/17: Scattered strong storms possible today & Saturday, before a cold front brings widespread rainfall Saturday night. Sunday looks drier, and much cooler. Posted by Landon Hampton on Friday, 19 May 2017 Discussion Hey folks! I am currently on Storm Chase, and I had to make a last minute fill in, so I’m gonna […]

Hope You Like Rainy Weather

Real-time Radar Yesterday’s Weather That was one heck of a rollercoaster Bowling Green had yesterday…and rainy too. Our high occurred mid-afternoon and then the temperature only went down from there. According to NWS data, Bowling Green reached it’s high of 71º a little before 3pm…3 hours later it was 54º. Now that’s a front! Forecast Summary […]

Temperature Gradients = Wind

I made a rather neat, yet meteorologically obvious, observation today. You may know that tighter pressure gradients produce stronger winds. But, tight temperature gradients can also create some strong winds. This is most notably observed at the surface with heat bursts. I was looking at 500mb temperatures, and noticed that when isotherms, or lines of […]

Stormy Bowling Green Weather

Real time Bowling Green Weather Radar: Yesterday’s Weather What an eventful day we had yesterday! I don’t know if this happened to any of y’all, but I found myself trying to calculate the best time to run from the office after work to my truck without getting soaked. I still ended up looking like I […]

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 […]

Opinion: The Storm Predicition Center Should Become Regionalized

I am all for change within the meteorological world. It’s something that a lot of meteorologists surprisingly fight against, but as with anything, people get set in their ways and refuse to try to do things better. Social media is one example. The weather world (at least NWS affiliates) was several years behind on that […]