Iceland Soccer’s Weather News of The Day

I know, I know. This has nothing to do with weather. But within my other passion, sports, this is a huge storyline. Not only does Iceland have an amazing climate and over 21 hours of daylight during much of the summer, they now have one of the more surprising soccer teams in history. Today, Iceland […]

Incredible Supercell Impacts Leoti, KS

The past several days have been fairly active for severe weather across the Central Plains. The reason being is that for the first time all year, we have had favorable mid level and lower level synoptic flow across much of the Midwest, and we have had substantial moisture return across the Central Plains. On Saturday, […]

Winter Continues Its Chokehold

Real-time Bowling Green weather Radar: Today: Mostly sunny early, with clouds increasing. Highs around 25ºF. Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with light snow possible by dawn. Lows around 20ºF. Oh man, does winter have its grasp on us! This has gotten almost annoying. I feel like we have seen nothing but snow and cold recently, and the pattern […]

NWS Trying To Take A Stab At The TV World

Recently, the Capital Weather Gang released an article about the NWS Birmingham implementing a state-of-the-art TV Studio right in the office itself. This is an odd thing, because the NWS is typically seen as a behind the scenes operation, and is typically on the caboose of the Communications Train. This seems to be a strictly communication move, as […]

The Impact of Extreme Weather Events: My Account

On Friday, my cowriter Jacob Wilkins wrote a piece about the impact that extreme weather events have on meteorologists and the biases they have towards other events. It was very well written, and captured the real struggle that some meteorologists face when writing forecasts and handling certain situations. I am here to tell my account […]

NOAA To Invest In Weather Models

In somewhat of a surprising and good move, NOAA showed this morning that they are willing to step up to the plate and at least try to match their European counterparts in terms of computer modeling!   Timed with Dr Sullivan’s #AMS2015 keynote, @NOAA announces investment in 10-fold increase in computing power by October. $44.5M. — […]