Category Archives: Kentucky Weather

More Sunshine to Come!

Are you loving this weather? We, who write for the the WKU Meteorology Blog, sure are! Fortunately, the influx of sunshine and rising temperatures will continue until tomorrow. Into the weekend, we may see showers due to the passage of … Continue reading

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This Day in Weather History

On this day, in 1995, a historical event took place in the northern Great Plains. According to the National Weather Service, not only were winds surpassing 30 to 60 miles per hour, but wind chills reached 40 to 70 degrees … Continue reading

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Warming Up!

Warmer temperatures are expected as we continue the work week as we even saw some flurries last night! Snowy conditions have migrated to the east of us as high pressure moves into the area. This high pressure system will dominate … Continue reading

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Rainy Start to the Weekend, Then Dry

Friday calls for light rain, accumulating to about a tenth of an inch for the day, with the heaviest rain staying south of us. There is a small chance that the rain showers will transition into a mix of light … Continue reading

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Honoring an Icon for the Field

On this day, in 1838, Cleveland Abbe was born. Why does it matter? Well, this established astronomer and meteorologist was the only one that had any forecasting experience based on scientific principals when he worked for the U.S. Army Signal … Continue reading

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Rare Tornado Outbreak of 1970

On this day, in 1970, the eastern-central region of Wisconsin saw a rare occurrence of four tornado touchdowns in the span of a day. By rare, we are referring to the abundance of high temperatures and moisture that this state … Continue reading

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The Season’s First Snow!

Get ready to see the season’s first snow as a mix of rain and snow move through the region for the beginning of your work week. Snow shower chances will be enhanced after 11am, and are expected to accumulate up … Continue reading

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Today in Weather History

On this day, in 2007, football lovers across the country were gathered to watch Monday Night Football, though the weather had other plans for the viewers. There was an influx of heavy rain and lighting from a passing cold front, … Continue reading

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Cold Front Brings About Wind Threat

Tomorrow, a cold front will be passing through our area. As always, the chance for thunderstorms will accompany this. However, an additional threat has come to our attention, that being the wind. Ahead of the front, gusty winds will be … Continue reading

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Warming up for the Weekend!

If you’ve been noticing that it feels much less frigidly cold outside, well that’s because our area is being dominated by a high pressure system. This will keep us mild, with a high of 68F and a low of 50F … Continue reading

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