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March 16th and 17th. Weekend update.

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  1.   Calm weather.
  2.   Monitoring rain chances Tuesday night and Wednesday.

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Today:  No.  Remember, river flooding continues.   Avoid flooded roads from river flooding.
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Tomorrow:  No.  Remember, river flooding continues.  Avoid flooded roads from river flooding.

Sunday:  No.  Remember, river flooding continues.  Avoid flooded roads from river flooding.

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Confidence rating explained.

  • High confidence is 70% to 100%.  This means that the forecast is likely to verify.
  • Medium confidence is 40% through 60%.  This means that there could be adjustments in the forecast.
  • Low confidence is 0% to 30%.  This means that dramatic changes in the forecast are likely.

 

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Today through  Monday night.

  1.  Is accumulating snow or ice in the forecast?  No.
  2.  Is lightning in the forecast?   No
  3.  Is severe weather in the forecast?  No
    *  The NWS officially defines severe weather as 58 mph wind or great, 1″ hail or larger, and/or tornadoes
  4. Is Flash flooding in the forecast?  No.  General river flooding will continue.

Tuesday through Friday

  1. Is accumulating snow or ice in the forecast?  No.
  2. Is lightning in the forecast?  No.
  3. Is severe weather in the forecast?  No.
    *  The NWS officially defines severe weather as 58 mph wind or great, 1″ hail or larger, and/or tornadoes
  4. Is flash flooding in the forecast?  No.  General river flooding will continue.

 

* The Missouri Bootheel includes Dunklin, New Madrid, and Pemiscot Counties
* Northwest Kentucky includes Daviess, Henderson, McLean Union, and Webster Counties
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Today’s Facebook weather discussion link
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Graphic-cast

Missouri

 

 

Illinois

 

 

 

Kentucky

 

 

 

 

Tennessee

 

 

The National Weather Service defines a severe thunderstorm as one that produces quarter size hail or larger, 58 mph winds or greater, and/or a tornado.

 

Today and tomorrow:  No severe storms.

Monday through Friday:  Severe weather is not anticipated.

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Log into your www.weathertalk.com  Click the personal notification settings tab.  Turn on WeatherOne.  Green is on.  Red is off.

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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.

 

48-hour precipitation outlook.

 

Here is the seven-day precipitation forecast.  This includes day one through seven.

 

Subscribers, do you need a forecast for an outdoor event?

 

 

Radar Link: Interactive local city-view radars & regional radars.

During winter weather be sure and click the winterize button above each city-view radar.  This will show you the precipitation type.

Click the image for an example of how to show winter precipitation type

You will also find clickable warning and advisory buttons on the local city-view radars.

If the radar is not updating then try another one. If a radar does not appear to be refreshing then hit Ctrl F5.  You may also try restarting your browser.

Not working?  Email me at beaudodson@usawx.com

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National map of weather watches and warnings. Click here.

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Storm Prediction Center. Click here.
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Weather Prediction Center. Click here..

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Live lightning data: Click here.

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Interactive GOES R satellite. Track clouds. Click here.

GOES 16 slider tool.  Click here.

College of Dupage satellites.  Click here

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Here are the latest local river stage forecast numbers Click Here.

Here are the latest lake stage forecast numbers for Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley Click Here.

 

..Current conditions.

 

These maps update several times a day.  Occasionally, in between updates, you may see a duplicate day or one out of sync.

Forty-eight-hour temperature outlook.

 

 

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Here is the latest WPC/NOAA 6 to 10 & 8 to 14-day temperature outlooks.

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** NOTE:  These graphics are from NOAA.  Our own in-house outlooks can be found below these.  Sometimes forecasters disagree on the long range forecast. **

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

The warm colors represent the probability of above normal temperatures.

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Days six through ten temperature outlook

Confidence % that it will be above or below normal?

 

Days six through ten precipitation outlook

Confidence % that it will be above or below normal?

The darker colors represent high confidence in above normal precipitation.

 

Days eight through fourteen temperature outlook

Confidence % that it will be above or below normal?

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Days eight through fourteen precipitation outlook

Confidence % that it will be above or below normal?

The darker colors represent high confidence in above normal precipitation.

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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.
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WeatherBrains Episode 686
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Tonight’s show is the inspiration of weather enthusiast, Nashville attorney, and NashSevereWx founder David Drobny.

Tonight’s Guest WeatherBrain is Brett Kern, starting punter for the Tennessee Titans of the NFL.  He just completed his 11th season and is the longest tenured Titan on the roster.  Welcome to the show!

Tonight’s Guest Panelists include hosts Castle Williams and Minh Phan from the “WeatherHype” podcast.  Welcome!

Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:

  • How does weather impact play in the NFL?
  • Longest NFL game ever in September 2018 due to lightning delay (Miami)
  • Ice boom breaks in Lake Erie due to late February windstorm
  • New “Snow Squall Warnings” product
  • The Astronomy Report from Tony Rice
  • and more!
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Link to their website https://weatherbrains.com/

Previous episodes can be viewed by clicking here.

 

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