Spring is Finally Here…Maybe


The above region depicted in the image above should be familiar to most of us in the United States. The blue “veins” are the regional arteries of part of our nation’s transportation network. Here, we can see flooding along the Ohio River near Henderson, KY. Also, small areas of flooding are located across from Paducah,…

Tornado Sunday; May 19th, 2013


One of the over-arching themes of weather and climate surrounds “when” weather happens. “When” means morning, afternoon, evening. “When” also means the season, referred to at times as “seasonality.” The United States, east of the Rocky Mountains, has been in “tornado season” since March. Tornadoes can occur year-round in the United States but they become…