Can you see hail on the radar? How much damage does hail cause? You may be surprised! Hail consistently outperforms all other spring risks in terms of economic impact.
Monday, August 10, 2020 started as just another “normal” Monday for the folks in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Amidst the daily hustle and bustle, the corn was nearing full maturity, and students were preparing to start socially distanced classes at the height of a global pandemic. Nick Stewart, a meteorologist for Iowa’s News Now in Cedar Rapids, watched the weather late Sunday evening into Monday morning. A complex of storms developed in eastern Wyoming and western
What has been called the state tree of Kansas and has mostly outlived its usefulness in tornado warnings? The “tornado” siren. Here’s why *not* to rely on the sirens for your warning.
As Kansans, we live in some of the most progressive areas of the country for the advancement of weather science. Two examples: Impact-Based Warnings and Warn-on-Forecast.
Enhanced Risk, Marginal Risk, Moderate Risk — I’m So Confused! What the outlook categories really mean.
I hesitated before I composed this morning’s heads-up outlook. My thoughts were along the lines of “here it is Wednesday, and I’m looking at model data from Tuesday night, and the models I can access differ significantly — yet I feel the need to post about it now.” A really good discussion has erupted online today, not having to do with this system but with the tropical system forecast by the GFS next week. I’m