For the second straight year, Bowling Green has received the biggest snowfall of the year during WKU’s spring break. This also marks the second straight year that spring was snowier than winter for Bowling Green. Has this ever happened before? Continue reading
Astrid Suarez Gonzalez, a junior Meteorology major in the Department of Geography and Geology, was recently awarded a summer 2009 research internship at the National Weather Center (NWC) in Norman Oklahoma. Astrid was one of 10 students chosen from a pool of nearly 80 for the National Science Foundation (NSF) funded summer research experience for undergraduates (REU). Continue reading
The snowstorm that went to our south this past weekend definitely exceeded all expectations. The powerful upper level low that triggered the snowstorm produced convective banding which led to thundersnow and incredible accumulations over western TN. A map of the snowfall accumulations can be seen here. Here is another story about the missed storm.