Author name: Fred Gossage

June climatology in the Tennessee Valley, and a look back at May rainfall stats.

Before we look ahead at June climatology for the area, we will take a look back at rainfall stats for the previous month to try to get an idea of where we are in the rainfall department. Those of you that have followed us for a while know that the main NWS climate reporting station […]

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Spring tornado season is coming to a close in the Tennessee Valley, but that doesn’t mean that severe storms go away. They just change character in the summer.

It doesn’t take anyone to tell you that the 2024 tornado season has been active. After a slow start, things began to pick up a little in late March and early April with active tornado events in the Ohio Valley and a couple of small tornadoes in north Alabama on April 2nd. Once we got

Spring tornado season is coming to a close in the Tennessee Valley, but that doesn’t mean that severe storms go away. They just change character in the summer. Read More »

The latest info concerning tonight’s severe storm threat in the Tennessee Valley

Weather is warm, muggy, but quiet across the Tennessee Valley early on this Sunday morning. We’ve had a few spotty thundershowers developing as close to us as western Tennessee within the past hour or so, but these are lifting more sharply northeastward than yesterday morning’s storms, and these shut miss our local area off to

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Unsettled weather pattern continues ahead. Storms more widespread today, a bit more spotty Saturday/Monday, Still watching Sunday night for severe threat!

We’re mostly quiet as of the time I’m typing up this discussion early on this Friday morning. We’ve had a few spotty showers develop on radar back over northeast Mississippi. I’ll be showing you a “Futurecast” in a moment that has storms waiting until later this morning before developing. I can’t completely guarantee things will

Unsettled weather pattern continues ahead. Storms more widespread today, a bit more spotty Saturday/Monday, Still watching Sunday night for severe threat! Read More »

Off and on active storms today through the Memorial Day weekend. Watching a more elevated severe storm threat for Sunday PM.

We are temporarily quiet across the Tennessee Valley early on this Thursday morning. Enjoy it while it lasts! Thunderstorms coming out of the Arklatex to Arklamiss area overnight have fizzled (as expected) on their approach to east Mississippi and west Alabama. Spotty thunderstorms closer to the stalled frontal boundary are currently staying north of our

Off and on active storms today through the Memorial Day weekend. Watching a more elevated severe storm threat for Sunday PM. Read More »

Active weather pattern ahead. Shower & t’storm chances next several days. Severe storm risk increasing for Sunday.

It’s a downright balmy morning across the Tennessee Valley early on this Wednesday. As of the 4:00am hour, temperatures across the region were still into the low to mid 70s (ignore Scottsboro’s reading over there; it’s been acting up the past few weeks!). This is thanks to mostly cloudy skies across the area and a

Active weather pattern ahead. Shower & t’storm chances next several days. Severe storm risk increasing for Sunday. Read More »

Sunny and very warm today. Rain and storm chances return for the second half of the week and the weekend.

The quiet and warm weather continues across the Tennessee Valley on this Tuesday. The ridge of high pressure in the upper-levels strengthens overhead, and that means we’ll see less in the way of cloud cover than Monday and we also shouldn’t see any stray showers for today. High temps will be a couple degrees warmer

Sunny and very warm today. Rain and storm chances return for the second half of the week and the weekend. Read More »

Sunshine and warm temperatures the next few days. Rain and storms return later in the week.

Sunny, beautiful weather continues across the Tennessee Valley for this Monday. We do expect a few clouds in the sky, but much more blue than cloud cover. Daytime highs will be seasonably warm again with temps topping out in the mid to upper 80s. Overnight lows tonight under mostly clear to partly cloudy skies get

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Seasonably warm temperatures ahead. Rain chances back off for now but return later in the week.

After a stormy Saturday across the Tennessee Valley, we are back to quiet weather today. The weather system that brought the rain and storms to the area yesterday is shifting away, and we are returning to mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies on this Sunday. Daytime highs across the region will be in the low

Seasonably warm temperatures ahead. Rain chances back off for now but return later in the week. Read More »

Cloudy with showers at time today. T’storms late tonight and Tuesday. More rain late in the week.

Clouds are thick in place across the Tennessee Valley early this Monday morning as a complex of showers and thunderstorms tracks south of our region across the southern half of Mississippi into south Alabama. The northern edge of that complex is spreading a few light showers into the area this morning, but nothing of too

Cloudy with showers at time today. T’storms late tonight and Tuesday. More rain late in the week. Read More »