Monthly Archives: May 2016

2016 Hurricane Season Begins Tonight!

Each year, hurricane season runs from June 1st through November 30th.  In less than four hours, the 2016 Hurricane Season for the Atlantic Basin (comprised of the Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea, and Gulf of Mexico) gets underway.  “Hurricane season” signifies … Continue reading

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Feeling like Summer

Memorial Day always seems to mark that unofficial beginning to summer; most of the children are out of school and the vacation season has begun.  The long weekend felt like summer and the week has started off on a hot note … Continue reading

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May 31: Hot Weather Continues, Daily Links

WEATHER Quite the sunrise this morning, as high and mid-level clouds reflected the first rays of sunlight…this picture is from about 5:10am: The morning clouds are the tops of showers and thunderstorms off to our southwest in Mississippi and Arkansas … Continue reading

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Memorable Memorial Day Weather!

The weather this Memorial Day couldn’t have worked out much better for local observances, like this one in Ashland City!  Pictured are Retired Marine Sergeant Kevin Downs and Marine Sergeant Darla Richardson. The sun and warm weather made it perfect for … Continue reading

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4 Things to Know About the Memorial Day Weekend Weather!

Some of you are packing now to depart early tomorrow on a Memorial Day weekend road trip.  Many others will stay put right here in Middle Tennessee, enjoying area lakes, pools, cookouts, etc. with friends and family.  Whatever your plans, there are 4 things … Continue reading

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May 27: Memorial Day Weekend, Daily Links

WEATHER Yesterday’s thunderstorms dropped some heavy rain on areas west and north of Nashville — the yellow-shaded spots in this image indicate radar-estimated rainfall of 2″-4″: Today’s rain chances won’t be as widespread or as organized.  Both the RPM and … Continue reading

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Storms Fizzling for Tonight

After a stormy afternoon and early evening for the northwestern 1/2 of Middle Tennessee, finally, the rain’s winding down.  Here’s the latest view of 4WARN Live Doppler… The last of the Flash Flood Warnings for our area expires in moments…in … Continue reading

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May 26: More Warmth, More Humidity, More Storms

WEATHER Here at WSMV, we start our daily newsroom meeting with a little weather summary — just so the producers, reporters and managers have a quick picture of what to expect.  Yesterday, my summary was “very warm and muggy, with … Continue reading

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Does this feel normal to you?

Here’s a little food for thought especially considering this warm week, with overall temperatures on the rise, what is considered normal will be changing.  NOAA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration,  publishes climatological normals or averages every decade based on … Continue reading

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Jumpstart into Summer!

Some years we wait until June to have true summery weather.  This year, it’s begun in May! Temperatures are taking off again this afternoon, with a nice clearing slot in the clouds over the southeastern 2/3 of Middle Tennessee… Notice … Continue reading

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