Archive for November 11th, 2012

Rain Inching Closer – Mild Weather Ending

Rain Inching Closer – Mild Weather Ending

| November 11, 2012 @ 9:59 pm

At 9:45 pm, the cold front that we expect to move through Alabama tomorrow was located just west of the Mississippi River at Memphis, TN. The front along with the showers and thunderstorms just ahead of the front was moving just a bit faster than previous forecasts indicated. It appears now that showers and embedded […]

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Last NWS Graduate Storm Spotter Training This Thursday

Last NWS Graduate Storm Spotter Training This Thursday

| November 11, 2012 @ 5:17 pm

Our friend Scott Unger from the National Weather Service wanted us to extend a last minute invitation to his final  online severe weather training session of the fall this Thursday night at 6 p.m.  You can do the training from the comfort of your arm chair since it is computer based!  Get more information and […]

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The Great Blue Norther of 11/11/11

The Great Blue Norther of 11/11/11

| November 11, 2012 @ 2:45 pm

It starts as a wisp of white cloud on the horizon of a blue sky. A thin line of blue-gray storm clouds soon fills the northern sky, racing southward. Texans know a blue norther is on the way. Texans will tell you that everything in Texas is bigger, even their cold fronts. The powerful cold […]

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Severe Weather Alerts to Our West

Severe Weather Alerts to Our West

| November 11, 2012 @ 2:20 pm

Thunderstorms have broken out no this Sunday, as expected, over the Arklatex.  A line of storms showing some broekn supercell tendencies extends from Tyler, TX to north of Texarkana, AR/TX. There is one small severe thunderstorm warning in southwestern Arkansas for a storm southwest of Arkadelphia. On the inset map in the middle left of […]

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1940’s Armistice Day Blizzard

1940’s Armistice Day Blizzard

| November 11, 2012 @ 11:00 am

Monday, November 11, 1940 was Armistice Day, the remembrance of the symbolic end of World War I.  On the 22nd anniversary of the end of the war, two of the Allied powers were not at peace.  France was under Nazi occupation and Britain was under air siege by the German Luftwaffe.  Newspaper headlines in the […]

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