Volcano Heat Melts Popular Yellowstone Road

Heat radiating from an underground supervolcano in Yellowstone National Park combined with the summer sun to create a hazard to tourists last Thursday.  The combination of these heat sources literally melted a frequently-used roadway in the park, causing officials to shut it down.  The following is a snippet from livescience.org’s piece on this event: Yellowstone […]

Iowa Hit By Extreme Flooding

Extreme flooding has impacted the state of Iowa the past few days, with some pretty incredible scenes unfolding as a result.  The area has been struck by a number of strong and severe weather over the past few days, and this continues today.  The following is a screenshot taken from the Iowa Flood Center.  Current […]

Flood Safety Awareness Week

The National Weather Service is launching Flood Safety Awareness Week this week. So, I thought it would be a good idea to go over some flood safety tips for this post! First, you should know what the difference is in all the flood watches and warnings that get issued across the region. Flash Flood Warning: […]

Cold Continues Through The Weekend

How to properly “deal with” slick conditions. Today 2/6 – Partly Cloudy, Flurries – High 26˚ / Tonight – Partly Cloudy – Low 11˚ 6am 18˚ ~ 9am 22˚ ~ 12pm 24˚ ~ 3pm 26˚ ~ 6pm 24˚ ~ 9pm 16˚ Slick spots will be inevitable this morning.  This should be no surprise after watching last […]

AM Light Snow

***Winter Weather Advisory for Edmonson and Barren Counties until 3 pm CST.*** Today 1/25 – AM Scad’t Snow Showers, Breezy – High: 39˚ / Tonight – Mostly Clear – Low: 15˚ 7am 26˚ ~ 9am 29˚ ~ 12pm 34˚ ~ 3pm 39˚ ~ 6pm 32˚ ~ 9pm 24˚ As expected, light snow has moved into the […]