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Coldest Temperatures in Decades to Impact the Sequatchie Valley

Temperatures will warm into the upper 40’s/lower 50’s ahead of a very potent arctic front later this weekend. Rain chances increase as the front nears during the day on Sunday. The cold front will be very noticeable. A strong northwesterly [...]
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Pre-Thanksgiving “Winter Weather” a possibility for Sequatchie Valley

A very tricky forecast is in the cards for the Sequatchie Valley. An upper level low pressure system is expected to move eastward across TX and into the Southeast US. As this occurs, a surface low pressure system will develop along the Gulf [...]
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MarionCountyMessenger.com adds a second degreed meteorologist to staff

Since MarionCountyMessenger.com began operations in late 2010, we have brought breaking news and weather to our followers and area interests via web and social media. We reached several milestones over the last few years including reaching over [...]

Meteorologist Robert Frye: Why Marion County has severe weather in winter months

With the threat for Severe Weather coming in around midweek, most are probably wondering why we are getting bad weather during the winter months. A common misconception many have here in the Sequatchie Valley is that severe weather occurs primarily [...]
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Meteorologist Robert Frye: Winter Weather Outlook for Friday, Jan. 25th, 2013

Forecast guidance has been very consistent with the threat for freezing rain Friday. What has not been as consistent is how much icing will occur. Confidence is high that we will see some icing, especially on elevated surfaces. Ground temperatures [...]

Severe Weather Expected Across Area Today

Chief Meteorologist Robert Frye urges residents in the Marion County area (including Northeast Alabama and surrounding areas) to stay “weather-aware” throughout the day today. According to Robert, the National Weather Service Storm [...]

Rain through midweek; Colder weather for weekend

Off and on showers will impact the Sequatchie Valley throughout the day on Tuesday and into Wednesday.  Some showers may be moderate to heavy at times, with total rainfall amounts through Wednesday around 1.5 – 2 inches.  No significant [...]

Very Severe Weather Expected for Sequatchie Valley Today

Severe Weather Outbreak Expected across the Sequatchie Valley with Strong Damaging Winds, Large Hail and even the possibility of violent long-tracked tornadoes. The Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Okla has placed the Sequatchie Valley [...]

Meteorologist Robert Frye: Severe Weather Expectations for Monday

A robust surface low is projected to slide over the Great Lakes on Monday. A trailing cold front will move through the Arklatex region into the Mississippi River Valley by early afternoon. Ahead of the cold front, a strong southerly flow will [...]

Flooding in Marion County

After several days of heavy rainfall, flooding has occurred across the entire Marion County area.  Flooding along the banks of the Sequatchie and Tennessee Rivers is already taking its’ toll in those areas, while other creeks and tributaries [...]