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NOAA Predicts Above Average 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season

This past Thursday, NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center released its latest 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season forecast. They are predicting another above-normal season for activity. Forecasters are predicting a 60% chance of an above-normal season, but the historic level of storm activity of 2020 is not expected.

Written by Dustin Maddox, Meteorologist
Published 5/24/2021, 5:43:06 PM
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A Tropical Area of Low Pressure Threatens the Already Flooded Gulf Coast

In the Gulf of Mexico, a tropical area of low pressure is being watched for possible development. This system could bring even more heavy rainfall to already saturated areas of Texas and Louisiana into this weekend.

Written by Sarrah Pelorus
Published 5/21/2021, 6:09:40 PM
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10 Year Anniversary of April 2011 Super Outbreak

This week marks the 10 year anniversary of the generational tornado outbreak called the 2011 Super Outbreak. The event occurred over the course of 4 days April 25-28, 2011 and 359 tornadoes touched down in 21 U.S. states and 1 tornado in Ontario, Canada. 324 fatalities and approximately 3,100 injuries were reported. It was the costliest tornado outbreak in U.S history with total damage reported at $10.2 billion (2011 USD).

Written by Dustin Maddox, Meteorologist
Published 5/1/2021, 5:33:39 AM
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The 'Average' Atlantic Hurricane Season Now Reflects More Storms Based on the Most Recent 30 Year Period of Record

After the historic tropical storm production of 2020, meteorologists expect 2021 to bring another extremely active hurricane season.

Written by Sarrah Pelorus
Published 4/19/2021, 4:19:48 PM
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Widespread Severe Weather Event Expected This Evening through Saturday 4/9-4/10

A large and intense Spring storm system will bring widespread severe weather to the Lower Mississippi Valley and Southeast states this evening, overnight, and into Saturday. Damaging straight line winds is the primary concern, but hail (very large in some storms) and isolated tornadoes will also be possible

Written by Dustin Maddox, Meteorologist
Published 4/9/2021, 4:18:15 PM
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Deadly Flash Flood in Nashville Kills Four Leaving Dozens of Homes and Businesses Destroyed

The city of Nashville is recovering from a deadly flood caused by heavy rains that prompted hundreds of rescues and killed at least four people. Emergency crews conducted hundreds of water rescues as people were trapped in the homes and their vehicles during extreme flooding in Middle Tennessee.

Written by Sarrah Pelorus
Published 3/29/2021, 8:46:54 PM
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How To Prepare Your Home For Spring After Winter Weather

Spring is known for its cool showers and blooming flowers but it’s also known for rapidly changing weather, sometimes this includes tornadoes and thunderstorms. While you are catching up on some spring cleaning and chores that you might have neglected through winter, you should also prep your home for the upcoming changes in weather patterns.

Written by Sarrah Pelorus
Published 3/23/2021, 4:13:25 PM
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Dangerous Storms Capable of Producing Tornadoes Targets the Southeast

Tens of millions of people are preparing for extreme weather tonight and Thursday as large hail, damaging winds and heavy rainfall are expected to sweep the South.

Written by Sarrah Pelorus
Published 3/17/2021, 2:27:06 PM
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A Look Back at the Historic, Record Cold and Winter Storms of Mid-February 2021

A large piece of the polar vortex dipped down from Canada into most of the Lower 48 States during the middle of February bringing with it extreme and record cold temperatures to many areas. An active subtropical jet stream also brought increasing moisture into the area creating several significant and historic winter storms for the Southern Plains and Southeast states. The Northwest and Northeast were also severely impacted.

Written by Dustin Maddox, Meteorologist
Published 3/9/2021, 3:06:28 PM
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