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Storms for Sunday?

Today’s storm set up is more towards the East, but chances for storms here in the mid-South are at a minimum, but possible. The cold front seen above will steadily pass through, stimulating storms for the East. Aside from a … Continue reading

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The Severe Weather Outbreak

We make a return to severe weather for our weekend; however, it will have to wait until the evening and overnight hours for those in Bowling Green as the place to look at is down in Louisiana. It may not … Continue reading

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Stormy Sunday

A weak mid-latitude system will make a pass today, bringing rain and thunderstorms, with a chance for storms to be severe. The below map shows a widespread slight risk for severe thunderstorms, which means these storms might have low coverage … Continue reading

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Another Stormy Saturday

We are heading into a wet weekend for the last few days of March. Thunderstorms are going to make a pass throughout the mid-South for our Saturday. The below surface map identifies a stationary boundary crossing Indiana and Illinois which … Continue reading

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Severe Storm Saturday with Daylight Savings Return

Now it may be a bit chilly for severe weather right now, but a warm front will pass through as seen below, giving us a more ideal set up for severe weather. With considerable warming for the mid-South, those down … Continue reading

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Saturday’s Severe Storms

It is with great anticipation that today could be the first severe weather day. Below is the Day 1 Convective Outlook. The greatest threat for severe weather lies within the red, for places in Southwestern Tennessee and Northern Mississippi face … Continue reading

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WKU Storm Chase – Day 3

After spending the previous day travelling north to get in place for the next weather set up, we woke up in Castle Rock, Colorado, which is just south of Denver. The forecast for this day would prove to be fairly … 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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WKU Storm Chase 2016 – Day 13

Before our morning forecast discussion, Flavia Moraes presented her thesis defense on mesoscale convective complexes in southern Brazil (Figure 1). She did a fantastic job presenting incredibly interesting research on how these complexes form and what conditions they form under; … Continue reading

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WKU Storm Chase 2016 – Day 12

Models indicated this morning that a much deeper surface low would coalesce by the afternoon as a shortwave ejected northeastward along an upper-level trough. This low would be the deepest and most organized of the trip, and as a result … Continue reading

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