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February 11, 2019


Monday’s Forecast
:  Flood watch.   Rain.  Locally heavy rain.
My confidence in the forecast verifying:  High  (80% confidence in the forecast)
Temperature range:   MO Bootheel  48° to 54°      SE MO  44° to 50°      South IL  42° to 50°     West KY  48° to 52°     NW TN  50° to 54°
Wind direction and speed:  East and southeast at 4 to 8 mph
Wind chill or heat index (feels like) temperature forecast:
What is the chance/probability of precipitation?   MO Bootheel  100%      MO  100%       IL   100%      KY  100%       TN  100%
Note, what does the % chance actually mean?   A 20% chance of rain does not mean it won’t rain.  It simply means most areas will remain dry.
Coverage of precipitation:  Numerous
Is flash flooding anticipated?   Yes.  Some flooding will be possible.
Will there be accumulating snow or ice?  No
Will non-accumulating snow or ice occur?  No
Are icy road conditions anticipated
?  No
Is severe weather expected?  No
The NWS officially defines severe weather as 58 mph wind or great, 1″ hail or larger, and/or tornadoes
Is lightning anticipated?  A few lightning strikes are possible.
What impacts are anticipated from the weather?   Wet roadways.  Monitor the risk of flooding.
Should I cancel my outdoor plans?  Have a plan B
UV Index:   1  Low
Sunrise:   6:49 AM

 

Monday night Forecast:  Flood watch.  Cloudy.  Rain.  Locally heavy rain is possible.
My confidence in the forecast verifying: High (90% confidence in the forecast)
Temperature range:   MO Bootheel  48° to 50°      SE MO  38° to 44°      South IL  42° to 46°     West KY  48° to 50°       NW TN  48° to 54°
Wind direction and speed: South becoming south and southwest at 7 to 14 mph
Wind chill or heat index (feels like) temperature forecast: 30° to 40°
What is the chance/probability of precipitation?   MO Bootheel   80%      MO   80%      IL   80%      KY  80%       TN   80%
Note, what does the % chance actually mean?   A 20% chance of rain does not mean it won’t rain.  It simply means most areas will remain dry
Coverage of precipitation:  Numerous
Is flash flooding anticipated?  Some flooding will be possible.
Will there be accumulating snow or ice?   No
Will non-accumulating snow or ice occur?  No
Are icy road conditions anticipated
?  No
Is severe weather expected? No
The NWS officially defines severe weather as 58 mph wind or great, 1″ hail or larger, and/or tornadoes
Is lightning anticipated?  A few lightning strikes are possible.
What impacts are anticipated from the weather?  Wet roadways.  Patchy fog.  Monitor the risk of flooding.
Should I cancel my outdoor plans?  Have a plan B
Sunset:   5:30 PM
Moonrise:   10:30 AM
The phase of the moon:   Waxing Crescent
Moonset:   11:58 PM

 

February 12, 2019
Tuesday’s Forecast
:  Becoming windy.  Mostly cloudy.  Rain showers again possible.  Rain may end as snow showers.  Temperatures may fall through the day (esp western and northern half of the region).
My confidence in the forecast verifying:  High  (70% confidence in the forecast)
Temperature range:   MO Bootheel  54° to 58°      SE MO  48° to 52°      South IL  42° to 50°     West KY  48° to 52°     NW TN  54° to 58°
Wind direction and speed:  West at 15 to 35 mph and gusty
Wind chill or heat index (feels like) temperature forecast:  38° to 48°
What is the chance/probability of precipitation?   MO Bootheel  60%      MO  60%       IL   60%      KY  60%       TN  60%
Note, what does the % chance actually mean?   A 20% chance of rain does not mean it won’t rain.  It simply means most areas will remain dry.
Coverage of precipitation:  Scattered
Is flash flooding anticipated?   The risk of flash flooding will diminish through the day as rain ends west to east.
Will there be accumulating snow or ice?  Monitor
Will non-accumulating snow or ice occur?  Possible
Are icy road conditions anticipated
?  Monitor
Is severe weather expected?  No
The NWS officially defines severe weather as 58 mph wind or great, 1″ hail or larger, and/or tornadoes
Is lightning anticipated?  No
What impacts are anticipated from the weather?   Wet roadways.  Monitor the flooding situation.   Monitor the chance of snow.
Should I cancel my outdoor plans?  Have a plan B
UV Index:   3 moderate
Sunrise:   6:48 AM

 

Tuesday night Forecast:  Clearing and chilly.  Breezy during the evening hours.
My confidence in the forecast verifying:  High   (70% confidence in the forecast)
Temperature range:   MO Bootheel  30° to 32°      SE MO  25° to 30°      South IL  25° to 30°     West KY  26° to 32°        NW TN  28° to 34°
Wind direction and speed:  West at 10 to 20 mph and gusty
Wind chill or heat index (feels like) temperature forecast:  20° to 32°
What is the chance/probability of precipitation?   MO Bootheel   0%      MO   0%      IL   0%      KY  0%       TN   0%
Note, what does the % chance actually mean?   A 20% chance of rain does not mean it won’t rain.  It simply means most areas will remain dry
Coverage of precipitation:  None
Is flash flooding anticipated?  No
Will there be accumulating snow or ice?  No
Will non-accumulating snow or ice occur?  No
Are icy road conditions anticipated
?  No
Is severe weather expected? No
The NWS officially defines severe weather as 58 mph wind or great, 1″ hail or larger, and/or tornadoes
Is lightning anticipated? No
What impacts are anticipated from the weather?  None
Should I cancel my outdoor plans?  No
Sunset:   5:32 PM
Moonrise:   11:03 AM
The phase of the moon:   First Quarter
Moonset:   12:01 AM

 

February 13, 2019
Wednesday’s Forecast
:   Partly sunny.
My confidence in the forecast verifying:  High  (80% confidence in the forecast)
Temperature range:   MO Bootheel  50° to 54°      SE MO  48° to 54°      South IL  46° to 52°     West KY  48° to 52°     NW TN  50° to 55°
Wind direction and speed:  Southwest at 7 to 14 mph
Wind chill or heat index (feels like) temperature forecast:
What is the chance/probability of precipitation?   MO Bootheel 0%      MO  0%       IL   0%      KY  0%       TN  0%
Note, what does the % chance actually mean?   A 20% chance of rain does not mean it won’t rain.  It simply means most areas will remain dry.
Coverage of precipitation:  None
Is flash flooding anticipated?   No
Will there be accumulating snow or ice?  No
Will non-accumulating snow or ice occur?  No
Are icy road conditions anticipated
?  No
Is severe weather expected?  No
The NWS officially defines severe weather as 58 mph wind or great, 1″ hail or larger, and/or tornadoes
Is lightning anticipated?  No
What impacts are anticipated from the weather?   None
Should I cancel my outdoor plans?  No
UV Index:   3  Moderate
Sunrise:   6:47 AM

 

Wednesday night Forecast:  Increasing clouds late
My confidence in the forecast verifying: High (70% confidence in the forecast)
Temperature range:   MO Bootheel  38° to 42°      SE MO  36° to 40°      South IL  36° to 40°     West KY  38° to 44°        NW TN  40° to 44°
Wind direction and speed:  South at 7 to 14 mph and gusty
Wind chill or heat index (feels like) temperature forecast:
What is the chance/probability of precipitation?   MO Bootheel   0%      MO   0%      IL   0%      KY  0%       TN   0%
Note, what does the % chance actually mean?   A 20% chance of rain does not mean it won’t rain.  It simply means most areas will remain dry
Coverage of precipitation:  None
Is flash flooding anticipated?  No
Will there be accumulating snow or ice?   No
Will non-accumulating snow or ice occur?  No
Are icy road conditions anticipated
?  No
Is severe weather expected? No
The NWS officially defines severe weather as 58 mph wind or great, 1″ hail or larger, and/or tornadoes
Is lightning anticipated?  No
What impacts are anticipated from the weather?  None
Should I cancel my outdoor plans?  No
Sunset:   5:33 PM
Moonrise:   11:41 AM
The phase of the moon:   Waxing Gibbous
Moonset:   1:01 AM

 

 

February 14, 2019
Thursday’s Forecast
:   Becoming cloudy.  Scattered showers.  Mild.
My confidence in the forecast verifying:  Medium  (60% confidence in the forecast)
Temperature range:   MO Bootheel  55° to 60°      SE MO  54° to 58°      South IL  54° to 58°     West KY  54° to 58°     NW TN  56° to 60°
Wind direction and speed:  South and southwest at 8 to 16 mph
Wind chill or heat index (feels like) temperature forecast:
What is the chance/probability of precipitation?   MO Bootheel 50%      MO  50%       IL   60%      KY  60%       TN  60%
Note, what does the % chance actually mean?   A 20% chance of rain does not mean it won’t rain.  It simply means most areas will remain dry.
Coverage of precipitation:  Perhaps numerous
Is flash flooding anticipated?   No
Will there be accumulating snow or ice?  No
Will non-accumulating snow or ice occur?  No
Are icy road conditions anticipated
?  No
Is severe weather expected?  No
The NWS officially defines severe weather as 58 mph wind or great, 1″ hail or larger, and/or tornadoes
Is lightning anticipated?  No
What impacts are anticipated from the weather?  Wet roadways
Should I cancel my outdoor plans?  Have a plan B and monitor updates
UV Index:   3  Moderate
Sunrise:   6:45 AM

 

Thursday night Forecast: Cloudy with rain showers.
My confidence in the forecast verifying: Medium (60% confidence in the forecast)
Temperature range:   MO Bootheel  42° to 44°      SE MO  38° to 44°      South IL  38° to 44°     West KY  44° to 48°        NW TN  44° to 48°
Wind direction and speed:  South at 10 to 20 mph
Wind chill or heat index (feels like) temperature forecast: 20° to 30°
What is the chance/probability of precipitation?   MO Bootheel   60%      MO   60%      IL   60%      KY  60%       TN   60%
Note, what does the % chance actually mean?   A 20% chance of rain does not mean it won’t rain.  It simply means most areas will remain dry
Coverage of precipitation:  Numerous
Is flash flooding anticipated?  No
Will there be accumulating snow or ice?   No
Will non-accumulating snow or ice occur?  No
Are icy road conditions anticipated
?  No
Is severe weather expected? No
The NWS officially defines severe weather as 58 mph wind or great, 1″ hail or larger, and/or tornadoes
Is lightning anticipated?  No
What impacts are anticipated from the weather?  Wet roadways.
Should I cancel my outdoor plans?  Have a plan B and monitor updates
Sunset:   5:34 PM
Moonrise:   12:25 PM
The phase of the moon:   Waxing Gibbous
Moonset:   2:05 AM

 

February 15, 2019
Friday’s Forecast
:   Cloudy.  Rain showers again possible.  Turning colder with falling afternoon temperatures.
My confidence in the forecast verifying:  Medium  (60% confidence in the forecast)
Temperature range:   MO Bootheel  48° to 54°      SE MO  54° to 58°      South IL  44° to 48°     West KY  50° to 54°     NW TN  50° to 54°
Wind direction and speed:  West and southwest at 6 to 12 mph with gusts to 25 mph
Wind chill or heat index (feels like) temperature forecast:
What is the chance/probability of precipitation?   MO Bootheel 60%      MO  60%       IL   60%      KY  60%       TN  60%
Note, what does the % chance actually mean?   A 20% chance of rain does not mean it won’t rain.  It simply means most areas will remain dry.
Coverage of precipitation:  Perhaps numerous
Is flash flooding anticipated?   No
Will there be accumulating snow or ice?  No
Will non-accumulating snow or ice occur?  No
Are icy road conditions anticipated
?  No
Is severe weather expected?  No
The NWS officially defines severe weather as 58 mph wind or great, 1″ hail or larger, and/or tornadoes
Is lightning anticipated?  No
What impacts are anticipated from the weather?  Wet roadways
Should I cancel my outdoor plans?  Have a plan B and monitor updates
UV Index:   3  Moderate
Sunrise:   6:44 AM

 

Friday night Forecast: Cloudy with rain ending.  A snow shower possible.
My confidence in the forecast verifying: Medium (40% confidence in the forecast)
Temperature range:   MO Bootheel  24° to 28°      SE MO  22° to 26°      South IL  20° to 25°     West KY  24° to 28°        NW TN  24° to 28°
Wind direction and speed:  West and northwest at 6 to 12 mph
Wind chill or heat index (feels like) temperature forecast: 14° to 20°
What is the chance/probability of precipitation?   MO Bootheel   30%      MO   30%      IL   30%      KY  30%       TN   30%
Note, what does the % chance actually mean?   A 20% chance of rain does not mean it won’t rain.  It simply means most areas will remain dry
Coverage of precipitation:  Ending
Is flash flooding anticipated?  No
Will there be accumulating snow or ice?   Unlikely
Will non-accumulating snow or ice occur?  Some snow showers are possible
Are icy road conditions anticipated
?  Unlikely
Is severe weather expected? No
The NWS officially defines severe weather as 58 mph wind or great, 1″ hail or larger, and/or tornadoes
Is lightning anticipated?  No
What impacts are anticipated from the weather?  Wet roadways.  Monitor updates in case snow showers linger.
Should I cancel my outdoor plans?  Monitor updates
Sunset:   5:35 PM
Moonrise:   1:18 PM
The phase of the moon:   Waxing Gibbous
Moonset:   3:09 AM

 

February 16, 2019
Saturday’s Forecast
:   Mostly sunny and chilly.
My confidence in the forecast verifying:  Medium  (60% confidence in the forecast)
Temperature range:   MO Bootheel  38° to 42°      SE MO  35° to 40°      South IL  34° to 38°     West KY  35° to 40°     NW TN  35° to 40°
Wind direction and speed:  Northwest at 5 to 10 mph
Wind chill or heat index (feels like) temperature forecast: 28° to 34°
What is the chance/probability of precipitation?   MO Bootheel 0%      MO  0%       IL   0%      KY  0%       TN  0%
Note, what does the % chance actually mean?   A 20% chance of rain does not mean it won’t rain.  It simply means most areas will remain dry.
Coverage of precipitation:  None
Is flash flooding anticipated?   No
Will there be accumulating snow or ice?  No
Will non-accumulating snow or ice occur?  No
Are icy road conditions anticipated
?  No
Is severe weather expected?  No
The NWS officially defines severe weather as 58 mph wind or great, 1″ hail or larger, and/or tornadoes
Is lightning anticipated?  No
What impacts are anticipated from the weather?  None
Should I cancel my outdoor plans?  No
UV Index:   3  Moderate
Sunrise:   6:43 AM

 

Saturday night Forecast:  Mostly clear and cold.
My confidence in the forecast verifying: Medium (40% confidence in the forecast)
Temperature range:  MO Bootheel  24° to 28°      SE MO  22° to 26°      South IL  20° to 25°     West KY  24° to 28°        NW TN  24° to 28°
Wind direction and speed:  Northwest at 5 to 10 mph
Wind chill or heat index (feels like) temperature forecast: 16° to 20°
What is the chance/probability of precipitation?   MO Bootheel   0%      MO   0%      IL   0%      KY  0%       TN   0%
Note, what does the % chance actually mean?   A 20% chance of rain does not mean it won’t rain.  It simply means most areas will remain dry
Coverage of precipitation:  None
Is flash flooding anticipated?  No
Will there be accumulating snow or ice?   No
Will non-accumulating snow or ice occur?  No
Are icy road conditions anticipated
?  No
Is severe weather expected? No
The NWS officially defines severe weather as 58 mph wind or great, 1″ hail or larger, and/or tornadoes
Is lightning anticipated?  No
What impacts are anticipated from the weather?  None
Should I cancel my outdoor plans?  No
Sunset:   5:36 PM
Moonrise:  2:18 PM
The phase of the moon:   Waxing Gibbous
Moonset:   4:12 AM

 

February 17, 2019
Sunday’s Forecast
:   Partly sunny and chilly.
My confidence in the forecast verifying:  Medium  (60% confidence in the forecast)
Temperature range:   MO Bootheel  38° to 42°      SE MO  36° to 42°      South IL  36° to 42°     West KY  38° to 44°     NW TN  42° to 45°
Wind direction and speed:  Northeast at 5 to 10 mph
Wind chill or heat index (feels like) temperature forecast: 30° to 35°
What is the chance/probability of precipitation?   MO Bootheel 0%      MO  0%       IL   0%      KY  0%       TN  0%
Note, what does the % chance actually mean?   A 20% chance of rain does not mean it won’t rain.  It simply means most areas will remain dry.
Coverage of precipitation:  None
Is flash flooding anticipated?   No
Will there be accumulating snow or ice?  No
Will non-accumulating snow or ice occur?  No
Are icy road conditions anticipated
?  No
Is severe weather expected?  No
The NWS officially defines severe weather as 58 mph wind or great, 1″ hail or larger, and/or tornadoes
Is lightning anticipated?  No
What impacts are anticipated from the weather?  None
Should I cancel my outdoor plans?  No
UV Index:   3  Moderate
Sunrise:   6:42 AM

 

Sunday night Forecast:  Increasing clouds.  Chilly.
My confidence in the forecast verifying: Medium (40% confidence in the forecast)
Temperature range:  MO Bootheel  25° to 30°      SE MO  24° to 28°      South IL  24° to 28°     West KY  24° to 28°        NW TN  26° to 32°
Wind direction and speed:  Variable at 5 to 10 mph
Wind chill or heat index (feels like) temperature forecast: 18° to 24°
What is the chance/probability of precipitation?   MO Bootheel   0%      MO   0%      IL   0%      KY  0%       TN   0%
Note, what does the % chance actually mean?   A 20% chance of rain does not mean it won’t rain.  It simply means most areas will remain dry
Coverage of precipitation:  None
Is flash flooding anticipated?  No
Will there be accumulating snow or ice?   No
Will non-accumulating snow or ice occur?  No
Are icy road conditions anticipated
?  No
Is severe weather expected? No
The NWS officially defines severe weather as 58 mph wind or great, 1″ hail or larger, and/or tornadoes
Is lightning anticipated?  No
What impacts are anticipated from the weather?  None
Should I cancel my outdoor plans?  No
Sunset:   5:37 PM
Moonrise:  3:78 PM
The phase of the moon:   Waxing Gibbous
Moonset:   5:11 AM

 

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The wind speed and direction forecast.

 

 

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Today through Thursday:

I am monitoring rain ending as snow on Tuesday.  Low confidence in that happening.  Perhaps the best chance would be over southeast Missouri and southern Illinois.
Wintry precipitation is unlikely Wednesday into Thursday night.

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Friday through Monday:  I am monitoring Friday and again Monday.  Rain may end as snow by Friday or Friday evening.  Low confidence.  I am also watching next week.  Colder air may be in place as several precipitation events move through the region.

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Beau’s exclusive eight-day winter weather outlook!

The highest number possible on days 5, 6, 7, and 8 will be twenty-percent.

 

Daily outlook:

 

 

 

Here is the latest graphic from the WPC/NOAA.

 

This map shows you liquid and does not assume precipitation type.  In other words, melted precipitation totals.

Additional rain today into tonight.

Some of the rain will be heavy with a widespread additional one to three inches of rain.

 

 

 

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  1.   Rain, rain, and more rain.
  2.   River flooding.
  3.   Another precipitation system arrives Thursday and Friday.

 

Changes over the last 24 hours.

No major adjustments in the short term forecast.

 

Confidence in the forecast

Confidence in the forecast today through Wednesday is high.

 

 

Action?

Avoid flooded roadways.

Rivers will continue to rise over the coming days.  Flooding is likely along many rivers.

 

Forecast Analysis and Numerical Model Guidance

 

We experienced rain, snow, and ice late Saturday night into Sunday morning.  That precipitation caused major travel headaches in some of my forecast counties.  Numerous wrecks were reported.

Some of you experienced ice late Saturday night but the precipitation had changed to plain rain by the time you ventured out Sunday morning.  Several churches were closed because of the ice.

 

Yet another rain event is underway across the region.  We do not need this rain.  We can’t seem to shake this pattern.  It appears that it will continue.  One difference will be colder air next week.

 

These maps below show you how much rain has already fallen over the past seven days.

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(Again, this is what has already fallen over the last seven days)

 

 

 

 

Today and Tonight

 

You can see the rain extends from Texas into the Middle Atlantic region.

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Green is rain.  Yellow is moderate rain.  Blue, orange, and pink are snow to a wintry mix.

 

 

How much more rain will fall today into Tuesday morning?

A widespread one to three-inch rain event with pockets of three+ inches will be the general rule across the region.

Of course, this will only cause additional problems on area streams and rivers.

Ditches are likely to flood in some areas, well.  There will be a lot of field flooding.

The rain will increase in intensity this afternoon and tonight.  A few thunderstorms are also possible.

The WPC has placed portions of our region in a marginal to moderate risk of excessive rainfall.  That simply means flooding is a possibility.

 

 

The rain will come to an end tonight and early Tuesday morning.

The rain could end as snow.  Right now, that is part of the forecast that I am monitoring.

Here is the NAM 3K model future-cast radar.

Green, yellow, and orange represent rain.  Blue is snow.  Red nad purple represent a wintry mix.

 

 

Tuesday night into Wednesday is expected to be precipitation free.

Yet another rain maker arrives by Thursday and Friday.  Some of the data suggest it may end as snow.  I would not become overly excited at this point.

I will monitor trends.

You can see that system here on the GFS model guidance.

Green is rain.  Blue is snow.

 

 

Colder air is likely to arrive Friday night into a portion of next week.

We will also have additional precipitation chances next week.  I am tracking at least two or three systems.

 

Highs today

 

Lows tonight

 

Highs tomorrow

 

Lows tomorrow night

 

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Satellite

Today’s image is the IR satellite.  You can see thick clouds over our region.

 

 

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Here is the latest WPC 6 to 10 and 8 to 14-day temperature outlooks.

** NOTE:  See our own in-house long-range forecast graphics further down in this blog update **

Days 6 through 10

The blue colors indicate below normal temperatures.  The darker the blue the greater the chance of below normal temperatures.

 

Temperature outlook

Confidence % that it will be above or below normal?

Precipitation outlook

Confidence % that it will be above or below normal?

 

Days 8 through 14

Confidence % that it will be above or below normal?

Precipitation

Confidence % that it will be above or below normal?

 

 

 

SPRING OUTLOOK

Outlook definitions

EC = Equal chances of above or below normal
BN= Below normal
M/BN = Much below normal
AN = Above normal
M/AN = Much above normal
E/AN = Extremely above normal

 

March temperature and precipitation outlook

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April temperature and precipitation outlook

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May temperature and precipitation outlook

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Here is the preliminary March, April, and May temperature and precipitation forecast.

Temperature outlook

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Long Range Temperature Anomaly Forecast

Let’s look at the temperature anomaly forecast map from the long-range GFS model guidance.

This graphic shows you whether temperatures are forecast to average above or below normal.

Red shades indicate above normal temperatures.  Orange and red indicate much above normal temperatures.

Blue shades represent below normal temperatures.  Purple to pinkish represents much below normal temperatures.

The time-stamp is located in the upper left portion of the map animation.

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The February update has been posted.  Temperature forecast from the long-range team.

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SPRING OUTLOOK

Here is the preliminary March, April, and May temperature and precipitation forecast.

Temperature and precipitation outlooks

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Long Range Temperature Anomaly Forecast

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I bring these to you from the BAMwx team. They are excellent long-range forecasters.

Remember, long-range outlooks are a bit of skill, understanding weather patterns, and luck combined. It is not an exact science.

 

 

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A new weather podcast is now available! Weather Geeks (which you might remember is on The Weather Channel each Sunday)

To learn more visit their website. Click here.

 

 

WeatherBrains Episode 681

First joining us tonight is Leslie Chapman-Henderson, CEO of FLASH (Federal Alliance for Safe Homes), to congratulate our very own James Spann on winning the 2019 National Weather Person of the Year award.   Leslie, thanks for joining us!

Tonight’s Guest WeatherBrain is a retired National Weather Service WCM for Little Rock, Arkansas.  After many years of service, he retired in 2015.  John Robinson, welcome to the show!

Also joining us as Guest Panelist is is the Field Meteorologist and Executive Weather Producer for KOCO 5 First Alert Weather.  Mike Armstrong, welcome!

Discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:

  • James wins WeatherPerson of the Weather 2019
  • American Airlines Flight 1420 crash of 1999
  • 1999 Arkansas tornado outbreak
  • Correlations between tornado fatalities and socioeconomic status?
  • The Astronomy Report from Tony Rice
  • and more!

 

Link to their website https://weatherbrains.com/

Previous episodes can be viewed by clicking here.

 

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You can learn more about those projects by visiting the Shadow Angel Foundation website and the Beau Dodson News website.

 

 

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Remember, my app and text alerts are hand typed and not computer generated. You are being given personal attention during significant weather events.

 

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