Category Archives: U.S. Weather

Summer Takes a Final Stand

Happy Wednesday! Temperatures are back in the lower 90s yet again, as Summer continues to hold on tightly.  As the first day of Fall approaches this weekend, when will actual Fall-like temperatures will begin? Unfortunately, it seems that Summer is … Continue reading

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Summer-Like Temperatures for the Next Few Days

Summer-like temperatures and pleasant conditions will dominate the area Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Temperatures for Friday will be a bit warmer than today as the center of an area of high pressure moves into the Ohio River Valley. Temperatures around … Continue reading

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Hurricane Florence Approaches the East Coast

Photos: Hurricane Florence viewed from the ISS at 9:30 am Wednesday morning, by Alexandar Gerst   Wow. A truly terrifying yet breathtaking view, Hurricane Florence is on a path of destruction towards the U.S. East Coast.  Thankfully, the hurricane has … Continue reading

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First Major Hurricane of the 2018 Atlantic Season

Good morning! Another hot and humid day is on tap for parts of western Kentucky, with the possibility of scattered showers and storms as soon as early this afternoon.  With southerly flow into Bowling Green, expect temperatures to jump to … Continue reading

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WKU Storm Chase- Day 8

Today was a day in which options had to be weighed during the morning’s forecast discussion. Storms were expected to take place across the Wyoming region and even slightly to the east and then drift to the north-northeast. Unfortunately, the … Continue reading

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WKU Storm Chase – Day 1

After a long day of travel out to Hays, Kansas, Tuesday was our first real opportunity for chasing storms. After looking a the data the night before, it was clear that the only real opportunity to see storms would be … Continue reading

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Monday & Tuesday Storm System

The atmosphere will really be cranking up Monday evening and into Tuesday with the approaching trough of low pressure out of the NW United States. Currently this trough is merging the polar and subtropical jet streams in the Four Corners … Continue reading

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Drought Conditions Upgraded, Rain Soon?

Another update to the drought conditions just released and puts a good portion of southeastern KY in the D3, or extreme drought, category. This came in just before that little bit of rainfall relief was received across the state yesterday, but simply … Continue reading

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Warm Weekend in Ohio Valley

Persistent heat across much of the central US and the Ohio Valley region is continuing into the weekend and beyond, unfortunately. This means a warm weekend for Bowling Green and a warm start to our work week next week. It … Continue reading

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GOES-R Launch -> November 16th

The long awaited, highly anticipated, and highly advanced GOES-R is finally about to make its departure from earth’s surface to an orbit of around 22,500 miles up. After several delays throughout the product’s development, NASA, United Launch Alliance (ULA), and … Continue reading

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