A complex two-part storm system will bring snow to the Deep South this weekend. Believe it or not, place like northeastern MS, northern AL, and much of the Carolinas could receive a couple of inches of snow while most of Kentucky gets a light coating. There is a good chance that places like Louisville and southern Indiana get shut out of this storm completely. Continue reading
The long-range pattern looks to be somewhat dull as a mean zonal flow should keep things quiet and right around normal in the Mid-South. Continue reading
Check out the 18z run of the NAM if you want to see a nice fantasy snowstorm for the Mid-South. This model is showing a 6-10″ snowstorm for parts of western TN, south-central KY, and northern MS. Don’t hold your breath waiting for this one. Continue reading
The clipper that will move through the Mid-South early this weekend will not be a big snow producer for south-central KY, although taken at face value, some of the model outputs suggest that it could. Continue reading
Right before noon at Tuesday I was outside and noticed a light snow/graupel mix that came down for about five minutes. At around 3:00 pm, there was an additional brief burst of snow and sleet. While it is not unusual to get wintry weather in Bowling Green in February, what made this a rare event was that the temperature at the time of the snow was 48 degrees!! So how does this happen? Continue reading
Anytime you get a stretch of several days in a row of 60+ weather during winter you have to be concerned about severe weather when the cold air returns. For south-central KY, it looks like the worst of the severe weather will occur to the south and west of the region. Continue reading
The NWS has announced that they are receiving applications for the 2009 SCEP. Anyone with an interest in working for the NWS after graduation should make sure to complete the application. All materials are due by March 5, 2009. Students must be junior year to higher to be eligible. Contact me for more information.
AccuWeather, Inc. in State College, PA is offering a full-time paid summer internship this summer. The deadline is February 6th so apply quickly. The link can be found here. Click “Internship” and “Forecast Intern” to apply.