Today is the 5 Year Anniversary of the Joplin Tornado

5 years ago this evening, one of the worst tornadoes in modern US history struck Joplin, Missouri. The Joplin tornado was the 5th EF-5 tornado of the 2011 year, and it was devastating. The Joplin tornado was the single deadliest tornado since 1950 in the United States, and was just another in the line of […]

Severe Weather Setting Up in Plains

Severe weather is most prominent during the Spring across the lower 48, however, Fall can have its fair share of severe weather as well. Over the next couple of days severe weather will be possible across much of the plains and into the lower Midwest. Here are today and tomorrows severe weather outlook from the […]

Strong Cold Front Moves Across Country

A strong cold front is moving across the center of the country this afternoon and evening. This is leading to a long line of broken thunderstorms from southeastern Canada to northwest Mexico! The temperature spread across the state of Oklahoma is 54°, in the western part of the panhandle to 95° in Oklahoma City. A […]

Severe Thunderstorm Impacts Southern Kentucky

Strong storms entered the region from the north. The storms that impacted Bowling Green originated in the St. Louis, MO area. Landon and I were able to get some pretty good pictures of the storms. Be sure to check them out. Severe weather also appears possible on Tuesday. The latest update from the Storm Prediction […]

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 […]