Rare Tornado In California Yesterday

Today, there are tornado watches and warnings in association with a strong mid and upper level system moving into the central part of the country today. However, in association with the same system was a tornado yesterday. In California. Tornadoes are already rare in California, as they only average 4 tornadoes a year in the state. […]

A Summer Of Weather Movie Reviews Part 1: WxOrNot Reviews Sharknado

Forgive me for the long title, but it was absolutely necessary. I am very excited about this project, as I feel like it has the shot to be really fun and give those reading this a good list of weather movies to see. The majority of weather movies are absolutely awful, but that is what […]

Weekend Brings Heavy Rain to Region

Much needed rainfall continues to fall in drought stricken regions such as California and the Nations heartland. Here is a look at the 14 day precipitation totals across the U.S. Clearly the south central plains have been the bulls eye for the rainfall over the past several weeks with as much as 15 inches of […]

Much Needed Rain in California

Some much needed rain is headed to parts of California, a state that is experiencing a long term historical drought. The United States Drought Monitor  shows almost have the state in an exceptional drought (the worst drought). This drought has had a big impact on the NAPA Valley and many farming communities around the state. The […]

California Called, And It Wants Our Rain

Recently (this year), the state of Kentucky has seen several events in which we have received almost absurdly large amounts of precipitation. We have had about 5 major precipitation events across the state that have dramatically reversed us from what looked to be a moderate drought in January to major flooding here in April. Well, […]

Spring Flood Outlook

Spring is typically one of the wettest times of the year in the Ohio Valley. With all the rain we have had recently, additional rainfall over the coming months could spawn flooding. Here is NOAA’s Spring drough outlook with a video of what to expect.   Sorry California, no drought relief in sight for you […]

Pineapple Express Helps to Alleviate California Drought

Portions of the western United States are in desperate need of rainfall but January offered little to no drought relief in California. Check out this map illustrating radar-estimated rainfall totals during the month of January. Areas shaded in green and blue saw less than two inches of monthly rainfall. If you thought the Bowling Green bubble […]

California Drought Improvement

The recent rains in California have helped alleviate the drought, but an exceptional drought still covers much of the area.   Here is a look at what the drought looked like last week. Much improvement, especially in the northern parts of California, but still a long way to go.   More rain is heading toward […]

West Coast Power Outages

Hundreds of thousands of people are without power along the west coast as one of the largest storms to hit the region in years moves in. High winds are the primary cause of power outages from Oregon to San Francisco. Take a look at the satellite view of this monster storm.   #Stormageddon update: Alcatraz […]

California Storm Brings Heavy Rain and High Wind

A strong area of low pressure has been impacting portions of California. The California storm brought places around San Fransisco flooding rains, whereas the higher terrain is dealing with very strong winds. One report measured a wind gust of 147 mph. Big storms like this aren’t all that common along the west coast. Some meteorologists […]