Active Weather Pattern This Week

Brian IveyLower Mississippi Valley, Michigan, Mid-Atlantic, Ohio, Ohio Valley, USLeave a Comment

The overall weather pattern for this week will be active. Multiple low pressure areas (detailed below) will affect the Ohio Valley, Great Lakes, and into the Northeast US during the next several days. Various winter weather headlines are already in effect across the aforementioned areas. Winter Weather Advisories are in effect for portions of Illinois, Indiana, and Michigan through late … Read More

NOAA Issues Updated 2017 Hurricane Outlook

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On August 9th, NOAA issued its updated hurricane outlook for 2017.  The update highlights what is expected to be an active year in the Atlantic Basin.  NOAA issues two outlooks during the year, with the first in May, and an update in August. In the August update, forecasters from the Climate Prediction Center (CPC) increased the likelihood of an above-normal … Read More

Southeast Soaker This Week

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Radar and Satellite view this afternoon in the Southeast US showing showers and thunderstorms this afternoon across the region. This particular pattern will become the main weather feature for this week. Multiple rounds of showers and thunderstorms are forecast. That could result in flooding concerns for multiple locations in the southeast. The Weather Prediction Center has also indicated a risk … Read More

Mississippi River Flooding: Many Rivers Crest but the Threat Remains

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Severe flooding continues today along parts of the Mississippi River and its tributaries today. Flood Warnings remain in effect across the nation’s midsection as river heights approach historic levels. While many of the region’s flood gauges crested yesterday, the flooding and its associated hazards continue. Those who live near the Mississippi River in Cape Girardeau in southern Illinois and southeast … Read More

Severe Weather Outbreak possible today over the Southeast.

Mark SpencerBreaking Stories, Lower Mississippi Valley, National, Ohio Valley, Southeast, USLeave a Comment

The threat for severe weather takes aim over a large portion of the country this morning and afternoon. The  highest threat for severe weather today will be across the southeast. These areas will have storms beginning this morning. The big question is, will these storms destabilize the atmosphere enough to keep storms at bay this afternoon? A second line  will come through … Read More

Severe Weather Preview: South-Central Plains to Southeast

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Severe weather will continue to threaten the south-central plain states Tuesday and shift toward the southeast Wednesday.  Wind and hail will be the biggest threats Tuesday afternoon, where the severe weather is most expected.  The highest risk of tornado will be contained to southern Mississippi and southern Alabama Tuesday. Tuesday: South-Central Plains; North-central/Northeast Gulf Coast The Storm Prediction Center in … Read More

Severe Weather Threat Moves Into Tennessee Valley Thursday

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The severe threat produced from Wednesday evening will slowly shift east tomorrow into the extreme southern Ohio and central Tennessee Valleys.  A complex setup makes timing crucial Thursday afternoon. Here’s What To Know  The Storm Prediction Center currently has a Moderate Risk of Severe Weather posted across Western Tennessee and Northern Mississippi.  But the severe threat extends well beyond this … Read More

Severe Weather Continues for the South on Wednesday

Mark SpencerLower Mississippi Valley, Midwest, National, Southern Plains, US, Weather NewsLeave a Comment

Severe weather will continue to impact parts of the Gulf Coast states through Wednesday and Thursday as a low pressure system begins to track northeastward into Missouri on Wednesday and will be located just southwest of St. Louis,  MO by Thursday evening.  Severe thunderstorms will develop along a cold front that will advance through the region over the next couple … Read More

Tornadoes Wreak Havoc in Louisiana on Tuesday

Mark SpencerLower Mississippi Valley, National, Southeast, US, Weather NewsLeave a Comment

Severe thunderstorms pushed through the Southern and Southeastern United States on Tuesday leaving many people with the clean-up process. At least five tornadoes were reported to have touched down in the early afternoon hours in hardest-hit Louisiana. In addition to the widespread damage left behind, an estimated 27 people were injured in the event. The video below was taken in … Read More