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Through December 18, Bowling Green had recorded 58.89″ of rain for the year, which ranks 12th all-time since 1893. With a big rain event forecast for the days before Christmas, 2009 should break past the 60″ mark and reach the … Continue reading
For the second time in 2009, Bowling Green recorded rain on at least seven consecutive days. The recent consecutive rainfall streak, which ended September 26th, reached 10 days, which tied for the longest in history.
Bowling Green has received measurable rainfall (>0.01″) for seven consecutive days, a streak that is predicted to end Tuesday. How often has this happened? More often than you might think!
Astrid Suarez Gonzalez, a junior Meteorology major in WKU’s Department of Geography and Geology, was honored last weekend by the Kentucky-West Virginia Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation.
Tony Bedel of Florence, a junior meteorology major in WKU’s Department of Geography and Geology, has been awarded a summer 2009 internship at the Midwest Regional Climate Center (MRCC) in Champaign-Urbana, Ill.
Jane Marie Wix of Brandenburg and Charles Danny Gant of Bowling Green, both junior meteorology majors in WKU’s Department of Geography and Geology, have each been awarded a 2009 Student Career Experience Program (SCEP) internship from the National Weather Service … Continue reading
The StormTopper Network was recently featured on the WKU homepage and on a video segment on WBKO-TV in Bowling Green. The StormTopper Network is a group of WKU Meteorology majors who assist Warren County Emergency Management (WCEM) during severe weather … Continue reading
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?
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 … 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 … Continue reading