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Here Comes the Summer Heat

Mother Nature will crank up the heat in the central United States this week!  Temperatures---while not record-breaking---will rise above normal from the Rocky Mountains to the Great Lakes. The furnace is already stuck on high in Florida, with Heat Advisories for Broward, Collier and mainland areas of Monroe counties. High temperatures will hit the mid…

Jun 25, 2019
Scattered to Numerous Severe Storms Tuesday from the Great Lakes to the Missouri Valley

A cold front moving through the Northern U.S. will bring the chance for severe storms from the Plains to the Great Lakes.  All modes of severe weather will be in play for these areas.  Here is the very latest severe forecast. Severe Outlook Expect scattered to numerous severe storms today from Kansas to Michigan.  Areas…

Jun 25, 2019
Will it Rain on Your Parade? A Look at Which Areas Typically See Fourth of July Storms

[Fireworks in Washington, D.C., on July Fourth, with the Washington Monument in the foreground. From iStock via NOAA] [NOAA by Deke Arndt and Rebecca Lindsey]   Independence Day isn't too far away, so here's a look at the historical probability that your Fourth of July picnic will be rained on, based on observations from 1981-2010. If all we…

Jun 24, 2019
Marshall County, Kentucky Tornado Rated EF-1

A strong thunderstorm produced a tornado as it moved through Marshall County on Sunday, June 23rd. This is a look at the damage left behind at Moors Resort on Kentucky Lake. The National Weather Service in Paducah, KY rated the tornado an EF-1 with maximum estimated winds around 100 mph. A 50-yard portion of…

Jun 24, 2019
South Bend, Indiana Sunday tornado rated EF-2

A strong tornado that moved through South Bend, Indiana on Sunday night received an EF-2 rating from the National Weather Service on Monday. Here were the results of the survey, conducted by the National Weather Service's Northern Indiana office on Monday:   The tornado tracked for about two miles through the south side of the…

Jun 24, 2019
Texas Severe Chance

SEVERE OUTLOOK There is a severe weather chance throughout the state of Texas for today. A marginal to slight risk is in place which means isolated to scattered severe thunderstorms will be possible. There is a 5 to 15 percent risk of damaging winds and hail for today, as well. This means winds over 58…

Jun 24, 2019
Severe Storms Monday from the Great Lakes to the Tennessee Valley

A cold front moving into the Ohio Valley today will be the focus for showers and storms today.  Isolated to scattered severe storms will be possible with large hail, heavy rain, damaging winds and isolated tornadoes.  Here is the very latest. Severe Outlook A good portion of the Eastern U.S. could see strong to severe…

Jun 24, 2019
Heat Continues in the South and Southeast

Parts of the South and Southeast will see an extra hot summer day with high humidity. Heat Advisories continue along portions of the South Carolina and Georgia coasts, in Southwest Florida, and far southern Texas. Highs will reach well into the 90s and the heat index will climb above the century point. The combination of…

Jun 24, 2019
July to September Forecast Issued from the Climate Prediction Center

Summer's heat may be a little hotter in the eastern and western section of the nation, according to the latest 90 day outlook issued from the Climate Prediction Center. Warmer than average temperatures are predicted along the Eastern Seaboard and throughout most of the West. The Plains are expected to see cooler than normal temperatures,…

Jun 24, 2019