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Coolest Air of The Summer

June 30, 2014 0 Comments
Coolest Air of The Summer

After a cool start to the spring, things have really turned around with the warmth coming at the end of May and for much of June.  As we head into July, at least the first couple of days in July, we will feel some changes. A cold front will usher in the coolest air mass […]

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Severe Threat Continues Sunday

June 28, 2014 0 Comments
Severe Threat Continues Sunday

We didn’t have any warnings in the area Saturday night and other than some gusty winds, heavy rain, and some ominous clouds, things stayed pretty tame relatively speaking. Behind a cold front that will pass by Sunday morning, drier air will push in allowing the sun to come out Sunday morning and through the early […]

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Another Round of Severe Weather Possible

June 17, 2014 0 Comments
Another Round of Severe Weather Possible

Today is June 17th and if you’ve lived here for more than 5 years you know that date is significant in terms of weather.  In 2009 Austin was affected by a tornado and one year later in 2010, the state of Minnesota saw its largest tornado outbreak in its history.  Once again on June, 17th […]

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Severe Weather Update 6/16

June 16, 2014 0 Comments
Severe Weather Update 6/16

We have entered a week that will feature several rounds of thunderstorms  and potentially heavy rain to go along with that.  Today is day one of the chance for severe weather.  In this edition of the blog we break down timing, hazards, and everything you need to know. First off the Storm Prediction Center has […]

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Severe Storms Possible Early In The Week

June 15, 2014 0 Comments
Severe Storms Possible Early In The Week

We are heading into our climatological peak for severe weather season and we could see some strong storms Monday and Tuesday.   We’ll talk Monday first.  Things are looking good for the morning commute, but that may and likely will change by the drive home. The Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma has outlooked the […]

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Last Weekend’s Meteor Shower

May 25, 2014 0 Comments
Last Weekend’s Meteor Shower

For all intents and purposes the meteor shower that is hard to say and spell (CAMELOPARDALID) was a complete dud.  There was caution though from NASA scientists and other experts that it might in fact be nothing to write to home about. The Earth was passing through comet debris that we have never passed before […]

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Turning The Corner

May 18, 2014 0 Comments
Turning The Corner

Yes we’ve had some nice sprinkled in over the last month or so, but they have been few and far between and nowhere near what we were able to enjoy on Sunday. Highs across the area got back into the 70s for only the 4th time this year.   I think we will end up […]

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Strong To Severe Storms Possible Late Sunday

May 11, 2014 0 Comments
Strong To Severe Storms Possible Late Sunday

It’s getting to be that time of year again when we are dodging showers and storms.  Another opportunity for severe weather presents itself late Sunday evening into the morning hours of Monday.  I explain a few things first, but if you want the cut and dry head to the bottom of the page. While there […]

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Keep An Eye To Sky; Risk For Severe Weather Today/Tonight

May 8, 2014 0 Comments
Keep An Eye To Sky; Risk For Severe Weather Today/Tonight

We dodged a bullet in terms of severe weather Wednesday night, but behind a warm front today, our atmosphere will become increasingly unstable.  The Storm Prediction Center has upgraded most of the area into the moderate risk category for severe weather. The main threats today will be large hail and possibly tornadoes. SET-UP Surface flow […]

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Active Pattern Returns; Warmer With Storms

May 5, 2014 0 Comments
Active Pattern Returns; Warmer With Storms

The seven day forecast is a positive one if you have been hoping for Spring.  This looks to be the warmest seven day stretch so far this year! We are in the midst of a pattern change that will deliver us warmer weather as well as the chance for strong to severe storms over the […]

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