Tag Archive: Robert Frye

Jan 16 2013

Meteorologist Robert Frye: Snow Potential for Marion County


JASPER, Tenn. — We have a very challenging forecast ahead for the Sequatchie Valley. Looking at the latest forecast guidance, not much has really changed in the overall thinking concerning our snow potential for Thursday. A low pressure system will develop later tonight or early Thursday along the same frontal boundary that has brought flooding …

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Dec 06 2011

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 flooding is expected with the rain. With colder air present by midweek, the rain may mix with snow …

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Feb 28 2011

Potential For Severe Weather Today


The Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Okla has placed Marion County and the surrounding areas in a moderate risk for Severe Weather on Monday. Another “spring-like” storm will move through the Ohio Valley region Monday. A trailing cold front will move through the Mississippi and Tennessee River Valleys. Thunderstorms, some severe will develop late Sunday …

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Jan 24 2011

Robert Frye’s Latest Forecast for Marion County


I’m feeling a bit more confident in the overall general forecast today. NAM and GFS both indicate a rain event for Tuesday and most of Tuesday evening. Boundary layer temps are simply too warm for wintry precip despite being in the more synoptically favored area for wintry weather. Precip will begin to mix with and …

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Dec 26 2010

Meteorologist Robert Frye’s Sunday Weather Outlook


Updated 12:33pm CST 12/26/10 Light snow bands will continue off throughout the day as an upper level low continues to move eastward. Snow showers will be rather brief and even some peaks of sun are possible between snow bands. Accumulations for Sunday will remain generally below 1″. -Staff Meteorologist Robert Frye

Dec 25 2010

Sequatchie Valley Gets a rare treat…a White Christmas

Staff Photo by Logan Carmichael of his neighborhood in Jasper

It’s definitely a rare occasion…something we usually only dream of or think of when we hear that classic song from Bing Crosby.  Marion County and the Sequatchie Valley were treated this morning to beautiful snowfall on Christmas morning. MarionCountyMessenger.com staff Meteorologist Robert Frye followed the weather situation, and called for 1-3″ of accumulation for the …

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Dec 23 2010

UPDATED: Dreaming of a White Christmas? It’s still a possibility!


UPDATED 1:21am CST 12/25/10 Despite a few (Major) issues with models on Friday… things are back on track. First and foremost… Marion County will experience its first measureable white Christmas in 21 years. That’s right, it will be the first time I have ever predicted a white Christmas and (and most importantly… the first white …

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