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March 31: Severe Thunderstorms Today

AFTERNOON UPDATE (POSTED 12:30PM) The Storm Prediction Center issued their update thunderstorm outlook about an hour ago, and they significantly trimmed back the “Enhanced Risk” area — now only the westernmost counties of the Midstate are included in that, with … Continue reading

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December 23: Severe Weather Likely Today

AFTERNOON UPDATE: Overall, the severe weather forecast for the Midstate hasn’t changed dramatically throughout the day.  But there have been a few adjustments…rather than write a whole new post, I’ve edited the text of today’s blog post accordingly.  I’ve highlighted … Continue reading

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December 22: Severe Storms Wednesday

Lots to talk about weather-wise today: record high temperatures today through the weekend, numerous rain chances (including Christmas Day), but most importantly…we’re looking at an increasing likelihood of severe thunderstorms in the Midstate late Wednesday afternoon into Wednesday night.  Let’s … Continue reading

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July 14: Severe Storms Possible Today…and Pluto Stuff!

WEATHER UPDATE (posted 2:20pm Tuesday): numerous severe thunderstorm warnings have already been issued in the northeast part of the Midstate, along with a couple of tornado warnings.  No reports of any touch-downs, but a funnel cloud was spotted around Byrdstown … Continue reading

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July 13: Severe Weather Tonight and Tomorrow

WEATHER UPDATE (posted 12:15pm Monday): SPC adjusted the Moderate Risk area all the way to the TN/KY state line, with the 45% wind risk and significant wind risk areas also adjusted similarly: SPC has also issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch … Continue reading

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June 8: Severe Storms Possible Today

2:00pm UPDATE: Lots of severe thunderstorm warnings across the Midstate in the last hour, a trend that will continue for the next several hours.  No more blog updates planned now that we’re in the soup…Dan Thomas will have on-air updates … Continue reading

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June 7: Monday’s Severe Weather Potential

No fancy-schmancy WSMV graphics today, since I’m writing this from home (weekend? what weekend?).  Our severe weather potential for tomorrow has increased to the point where a not-so-brief post is necessary.  Basically, the progression since Friday of my evaluation of … Continue reading

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April 25: Severe Weather Update

5PM UPDATE: A severe thunderstorm watch has been posted for the remainder of southern Kentucky, in effect until 11pm.  No watches on the Tennessee side of the border. 1PM UPDATE: A tornado watch has been issued for Calloway, Trigg, Christian … Continue reading

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April 24: Severe Weather Saturday, Links

Evening update: Latest model data keeps the best storm chances north of the Midstate tomorrow afternoon/evening. Obviously good news, but high instability means any storm that DOES develop would soon become severe. Bottom line: stay weather-aware, but don’t freak out! I’ll … Continue reading

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April 9 Overnight Severe Storms

Well, here we are again…another late-work-week severe weather threat.  At least this one will be out of the way by sunrise Friday morning.  Overnight storms are dangerous though, simply because of the fact that most folks will be sleeping when … Continue reading

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