The early taste of winter will continue through at least the first week of December. In fact, some of the longer range models suggest the below normal temperatures will continue through Christmas. While we have seen lots of cold recently, we haven’t seen much in the way of precipitation. That should change by early December when a number of factors should come together to produce a major winter storm. Continue reading
An unsettled week of weather is in store for the Mid-South. None of the storms moving through this week will be strong but precipitation is possible every day through the weekend, including the possibility for the earliest snow since 1993. Continue reading
A group of climate researchers at Northern Illinois University have published a paper that shows that the Mid-South has the greatest percentage of nocturnal tornadoes in the United States. Over 40% of all tornadoes that affect Kentucky and Tennessee occur between the hours of midnight and dawn. These nocturnal tornadoes are 2.5 times more likely to be fatal than tornadoes that occur at other times. A link to a press release of the article can be found here.