The Effect of Snow Cover on Temperatures

The latest forecast for Bowling Green weather calls for temperatures to drop well below freezing tonight. These temperatures are partly due to a very cold air mass centered over the eastern U.S., but some credit must also be given to the extensive snow cover across Kentucky this week. Check out all of the snow still on […]

Blizzard Currently Impacting Northeast

Here is a look at the initial stages of the Blizzard currently impacting the coastal regions of the Northeast. New York City to Boston will be measuring snow accumulations in feet. Folks in these parts are in for a big one! Snow is already covering Brooklyn. @spann Early hours of #Blizzard2015 in Brooklyn, New York […]

When is the Coldest Day of the Year?

It may surprise you when the coldest day of the year occurs. The western half of the U.S. generally sees their coldest day of the year during the beginning of the winter, while the eastern U.S. typically sees their coldest day toward the end of winter. To check out more U.S. Climate normal’s, visit the interactive […]

Hurricane Odile Bringing Rain to Needed Areas

Moisture from Hurricane Odile is expected to move across the south west United States into the central Plains, bringing much need rain to drought stricken areas.   Moisture well in advance of Odile is moving N into AZ late this morning. Expect scattered showers & T-storms. #azwx — NWS Tucson (@NWSTucson) September 15, 2014 […]

Tropical Storm Cristobal Will Steer Clear of U.S.

Tropical Storm Cristobal is currently located 105 miles northeast of San Salvador with a low pressure of 993mb. Max sustained winds are currently 58mph with gusts up to 70mph. Luckily, Cristobal  will not impact the U.S. as the large upper-level ridge keeping the eastern U.S. hot will help steer the storm northeast over the Atlantic Ocean. The […]

Southern Kentucky Drought Update

The U.S. Drought Monitor released their latest outlook yesterday, and there is some good news for southern Kentucky. The area of moderate drought has decreased some, but portions of Warren county and all of Butler county are still in a moderate drought. The area of moderate drought is affecting 12.29% of the state, which is a […]

Wildfire Smoke Is Visible Across Kentucky And Beyond

Check out this map from the NOAA Satellite Services Division showing active wildfires in the country and areas that are seeing smoke from those wildfires. This map was released at 5:30 P.M. CST today and it indicates that south central Kentucky has some thin smoke in the atmosphere. Anywhere there is a red dot on […]