Posted in October 2012

Sandy No Halloween Treat

Sandy No Halloween Treat

When the weather is calm for days and days, sometimes, meteorologists sit around a water cooler and ponder worst-case scenarios.  For instance, you might hear one say, “What if a hurricane came up the east coast loaded with pure tropical moisture and fierce winds and then met an arctic front across the northeast and created … Continue reading

Tornado Shelter Interest High in Kentucky

Tornado Shelter Interest High in Kentucky

The Emergency Management Director in Lexington, Kentucky, Pat Dugger, says he feels all new homes in his area should be built with tornado shelters.   In a report by WEKU radio, Dugger adds that every home should also have a weather radio to automatically alert during dangerous weather condtions.  The spring of 2012 was devastating to Kentucky which has the highest … Continue reading

Fall Severe Weather Threat

Fall Severe Weather Threat

A major severe weather threat is developing for the Midwest for the upcoming weekend. A potent weather system will be moving out of the Plains and toward the Great Lakes Friday into Sunday.  This system has quite a bit of energy as can be common in the fall as the seasons change. Storms with strong … Continue reading

High Winds Send Car Airborne!

High Winds Send Car Airborne!

Typhoon Jelawat recently struck Japan with sustained winds of 87 mph but gusts up over 100.   Storm chasers caught an amazing scene when a car is picked up and goes sliding across a parking lot and then flips over several times before coming to a rest.  While this astounding video is amazing to watch, … Continue reading