Rare Moonbow Captured in Butler County

Melinda Keown of Butler Country captured photos of  a rare moonbow last night in southern Kentucky. A moonbow, also known as a “lunar rainbow”, is similar to a rainbow but is created by moonlight rather than direct sunlight. Moonbows are extremely rare because multiple factors must come into play for one to occur: The moon […]

View Typhoon Hagupit From Space

The following photos were provided by astronaut Terry Virts, which view Typhoon Hagupit from space. Approaching Typhoon #Hagupit from the west pic.twitter.com/Igz6ght1Zb — Terry W. Virts (@AstroTerry) December 7, 2014 It’s quite an amazing spectacle, and goes to show how a change in perspective can create a drastically different view. Typhoon #Hagupit looked incredibly powerful- […]

6.0 Magnitude Earthquake Hits California

6.0 Magnitude Earthquake Hits California Shortly after 5am CDT this morning a 6.0 earthquake hit northern California, according to the US Geological Survey.  The center of the quake occurred near Napa, CA, with several citizens receiving damage.  Below is a map provided by the US Geological Survey that shows where the brunt of the earthquake’s impact […]

Downburst Hits Louisville

Last night, while we were dealing with our own round of severe weather, a very potent storm slammed the city of Louisville, producing a downburst that caused quite a bit of damage.  Numerous photos surfaced showcasing the aftermath of this event.  A number of power outages took place, along with numerous trees reported down…a few […]

Storm Photos

Plenty of storm pictures from across the country today. Nebraska: Photographed an amazing supercell today east of Blair, NE! Wow! The chase continues #newx #iawx pic.twitter.com/OZleXwkP9J — Brandon Sullivan (@BTSullivan91) June 30, 2014 Kentucky: @Kentuckyweather Looking SE toward Lexfrom intersection of I-64 and US 127 in Frankfort. pic.twitter.com/g2BHBWbAaK — Bill Ayer (@rumpole2) June 29, 2014 […]

Amazing Photos of Supercells Over the Years

With the great explosion of storm chasing onto the scene, some great photographs have been taken of supercell thunderstorms. These storms have rotating updrafts, which give them quite a unique appearance. The Washington Post has produced an opinion article with their top 15 supercell photographs. Here’s a sneak peek of number 1. Click here to […]

Central Kentucky Storm Damage

Close to sunrise this morning, a line of severe thunderstorms plowed southeast across central Kentucky, sliding just east of the Bowling Green area. Hodgenville, Radcliff and Campbellsville were among the places that received the brunt of the damage.  Here a few photos: Campbellsville received plenty of hail & fallen trees: Large trees down, along other […]

Anniversary Of The Moore, OK EF5 Tornado

Moore, OK was ransacked by a massive EF5 tornado one year ago today (May 20th, 2013).  The tornado caused damage to roughly ~1100 homes, while taking the lives of 24 people.  There were also 377 injuries reported from this event.   At this time one year ago, a large tornado plowed through Moore, OK. Video […]