Author Archives: Matthew Wine

10th Anniversary of 2009 Ice Storm

January 26th-28th marked the 10th anniversary of what Governor Steve Beshear described as the worst natural disaster in modern Kentucky history. This storm knocked out power for over 2 million people, caused dozens of deaths related to cars or improperly … Continue reading

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WKU Storm Chase

Most meteorologists become interested in studying the weather for one of two reasons: either they had a bad experience with weather and want to learn how to predict it and protect themselves in the future, or they saw a storm … Continue reading

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Back to the Cold

After a really nice shot of warmth this past weekend, prepare to dive back into cold temperatures. To quickly put it into perspective, the high temps over the next few days won’t even be as high as the low temps … Continue reading

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What a Cold Front!

In the past 24 hours, the air temperature has dropped 26 degrees. Yesterday we were sitting at a very comfortable 62 degrees; today, we’re sitting at 36. It’s nothing out of the ordinary for temperatures to swing like this during … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Travel

As the short school/work week draws to a close, it’s time to focus on drawing near to our loved ones. But before we can do that, we have to get to them first! Whether you’re flying or driving, here are … Continue reading

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Winter is Coming

Town gossip has seen a rise in the use of the s-word recently. And that word is snow! Yes, last week there was a chance of snow placed in the forecast for tonight, but that hype has died out as … Continue reading

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Potential Severe Weather Tonight

As Kelli mentioned yesterday, a line of strong to severe storms will push through South Central KY this evening and into the overnight hours. Previously, the Storm Prediction Center placed Bowling Green in an enhanced risk for severe storms, but … Continue reading

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What a way to start off the week!

After a week of pomping, midterms, difficult homework assignments, cheering on the Tops, and a lot of costume and candy shopping, the end of the Homecoming activities was welcomed with open arms. Just to put it into perspective, many WKU … Continue reading

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Let the Homecoming Festivities Begin!

Get ready to pomp with your hands, stomp with your feet, and yell with your mouth that Dear Old Western can’t be beat!… actually, we’re 1-6 this season, so we get beat a lot. But enough about sports, let’s talk … Continue reading

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Prime Pumpkin Pickin’ Conditions

If you’re on any social media platform, you have most likely already seen a plethora of pictures about Fall and everything associated with it. From flannels to farm and orchard visits to Fall-flavored drinks, many people have been all about … Continue reading

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