Drought Update – Where we are so far and could there be some relief in sight?

It should surprise absolutely no one at all, but drought conditions continue across the Tennessee Valley, and the latest update to the Drought Monitor from the NWS Climate Prediction Center has ramped up the conditions again. “Extreme” drought conditions, the next from highest level, now cover parts of Lawrence and Giles Counties in Tennessee and […]

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Rain & storms likely this week. Hot and humid with a slight cool-down soon.

After a hot weekend, you are probably excited about the ‘slight cool-down’ part of the headline for the Tennessee Valley. I’ll talk more about that later on. First we can focus on today and much needed rain that’s coming our way this week. Chances not all that great today, maybe a pop-up thundershower or two.

Rain & storms likely this week. Hot and humid with a slight cool-down soon. Read More »

Tropical remnants bring storm chances this week. Second half of the week looking dry.

I hope you enjoyed the 4th of July weekend! It was hot, it was humid, but hopefully you had some fun and saw some spectacular fireworks. It’s been a gloomy start to Monday so far, with a mostly cloudy sky and a few rain showers. Expect mostly cloudy conditions to continue. Those of you who

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Comfortable today. Heat, humidity and storms return mid-week. 4th of July looking questionable.

Don’t you just love when a new month starts on a Monday? It’s got me motivated to tackle whatever may come this week. Today’s weather is quite nice and it feels quite refreshing outside! Low humidity and seasonable temperatures – can’t complain much! Enjoy the day outdoors, because humidity will build back up throughout the

Comfortable today. Heat, humidity and storms return mid-week. 4th of July looking questionable. Read More »

The latest information on now Tropical Storm Beryl. We’ll talk about why you should pay attention, but why there’s no reason to be worried at this point.

Tropical Storm Beryl was officially declared by the National Hurricane Center at 10:00pm Central Time Friday night, and the system has strengthened a little overnight. The 4:00am Central Time advisory has Beryl’s wind speeds up to 50 mph now and pressure down to 1000mb. Tropical Storm Beryl is moving generally westward at 21 mph but

The latest information on now Tropical Storm Beryl. We’ll talk about why you should pay attention, but why there’s no reason to be worried at this point. Read More »

Hot this week. Triple digit highs Tuesday? Storms likely Wednesday.

Would you believe it if I said a cold front moved through overnight? This is technically correct, however temperatures will remain in the 90s today. Humidity levels won’t feel *as bad* this afternoon. I’m officially calling this morning’s cold frontal passage a “Slightly Less Miserable Front” which I think we can agree on. That being

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Weekly Weather Roundup – Fires and Floods Engulf a New Mexico Town

The title of this roundup is perhaps one of the more cruel cases of irony seen in this wild year of weather – but it’s exactly the situation out west. Over the last several days, the small town of Ruidoso, New Mexico has faced an onslaught wind, fire, and rain, unfortunately thus far culminating in

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Getting pretty dry in the Tennessee Valley lately. Let’s look at the rainfall stats…

If you’ve noticed plants and the ground getting dry around our area the last week or two, you’re definitely not imagining things. While we aren’t officially outlined in drought conditions at this point, today’s Drought Monitor Update from the NWS Climate Prediction Center has placed much of the southern middle Tennessee portion of our viewing

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