Sunday Morning Bowling Green Weather Update

Real-time Bowling Green weather radar: Today 2/8 – Iso’d Showers; Breezy – High 57º / Tonight – Scattered Showers – Low 40º 6am 48º – 9am 51º – 12pm 54º – 3pm 57º – 6pm 56º Southern Kentucky has lucked out with some beautiful weather over the past two days but our luck will run out as rain chances return today. Currently, […]

Chicago Snowfall Expected This Weekend

Portions of the Chicago area could receive quite a bit of snowfall this weekend. This is the same system that looked like it could have impacted us with some wintry weather. However, the models have corrected to the northwest, as was expected. The low pressure system that is responsible for the snow will likely bring […]

Chilly Temperatures Across Eastern U.S.

Temperatures flirted with the freezing mark in many locations this morning and a wide variety of frost and freeze products have been issued across the eastern U.S. Check out this hazards map this morning shoring freeze watches in dark blue, frost advisories in light blue, and freeze watches in teal. The frost advisories and freeze […]

Cooler Weather…Oh Yea!

This Afternoon – Mostly Cloudy; Showers – High 72º / Tonight – Mostly Cloudy; Cooler – Low 60º 3pm 70º – 6pm 71º – 9pm 67º – 12am 67º – 3am 64º – 6am 61º The next few days will be characterized by much cooler weather than we have seen recently. However clouds will also […]

Severe Storms Across Midwest

A series of severe storms will impact the Midwest over the next couple of days. Damaging winds and tornadoes appear to be the biggest threat. Here is today’s threat for tornadoes from the SPC: The threat for severe weather moves east for tomorrow across Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, and Michigan. A 45% probability of severe weather […]

Rare PDS Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued

A rare *Particularly Dangerous Situation* Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued for portions of the upper Mississippi River Valley until 9 PM CDT. This watch includes the city of Chicago, Illinois. “WIDESPREAD DAMAGING WINDS AND SCATTERED SIGNIFICANT GUSTS TO 80 MPH LIKELY ISOLATED LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 1.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE A TORNADO OR […]

Central Plains Severe Weather Outbreak Tomorrow

A severe weather outbreak appears likely tomorrow afternoon and evening across the central Plains states. An environment with adequate shear and high instability will yield an atmosphere conducive for severe weather. This area may also extend to the east into northwest Illinois. Above is the Storm Prediction Center outlook for tomorrow. They expect the most […]

Buys Ballot Law

We were going over the Buys Ballot Law in class about a month ago, and it is a pretty neat thing in the weather world! So, what exactly is the Buys Ballot Law? The Buys Ballot Law simply states that if the wind is at your back (in the Northern Hemisphere), air pressure will be […]

Visible Satellite

Sometimes visible satellite imagery is good for things other than looking at clouds. I was glancing over the satellite data around noon and caught this incredible satellite image over southwestern Kentucky, northwest Tennessee, northeast Arkansas, and southeast Missouri. The image above depicts the melting snow and sleet as seen from visible satellite. The skies around […]