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  • Watching rain chances

    April 17, 2014

    The only hiccup in the extended forecast is this afternoon into Friday Afternoon as a developing Gulf Low needs to be monitored for increasing rain chances.

    Summary: A sneaky weather pattern is on hand for the next two days before forecast details become much clearer.
    A cold front will approach... more »

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  • STUDY: Shifting landscapes trigger tornado touchdowns

    April 17, 2014

    Researchers from Purdue University say it is time to examine land areas that transition from rough to smooth, wet to dry and sloped to flat. They believe regions of changing landscape could be the focal point for tornado touchdowns. After examining National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center tornado data... more »
  • Caught between two systems

    April 17, 2014

    A cold front will approach from the northwest Thursday Afternoon. Meanwhile, an upper level trough and associated shortwave trough will kick up a low pressure system in the Gulf of Mexico. Winds have become southeasterly at about 5-10mph. As a result, local temperatures will have an opportunity to climb... more »

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