Storms Continue This Week

We all know that showers & storms during the afternoon is as common as sunrise. SO it shouldn't be a big surprise when I tell you that over the next few days we'll be in an unsettled pattern.

The trick this week is the frontal position. It will be hanging out to our north and that means that a daily threat of showers & storms will occupy the skies. As soon as you walk out you can certainly feel the juice in the air. That's part of the fuel for the thunderstorms. There are 3 key ingredients for storms.

Thunderstorm Ingredients

 

  • MOISTURE

    • Preferably in the lower or middle levels of the atmosphere
  • INSTABILITY

    • Ability of air to accelerate upward/downward when motion initiated
  • LIFT

    • Moist, unstable air acted on by terrain, fronts, storm outflow boundaries, etc.

Moisture we have plenty of! That's what you feel when you just simply walk outside. As long as it juicy and there is energy next to us.... we'll see rain chances.

Energy will shift right along the boundary above. With the moisture in the air it is pretty easy to get something going over Kentucky.

By Thursday it appears that the front will dip iinto Kentucky. Which would ultimately mean that our rain chances would subside for a period of time. That only  happens when the front completely clears out of town! Not the case with this one.

But wait... it starts heading back to the north in the form of a warm front! Basically, we stay stuck in the moist rut through the week!

Not only that, but more severe weather chances will be likely!

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C-Ya Bye

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