Tag Archive: Sequatchie Valley

Nov 24 2013

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 Coast and track through Georgia and the Carolinas by early Wednesday. This …

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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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Apr 28 2011

Storm Damage Minimal to County; Other Areas Hit Hardest


After the storms Wednesday afternoon and evening, many Marion County residents are thankful that they escaped the worst of the storms and the damage seen by others in neighboring cities and states. Residents from South Pittsburg, Kimball, and Jasper as well as other communities in our county are dealing with downed trees, tree limbs and …

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Apr 27 2011

Very Severe Weather Expected for Sequatchie Valley Today

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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 in a “HIGH RISK” for severe weather. SPC usually issues a High Risk during the most dangerous severe weather outbreaks. Typically, …

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Mar 09 2011

Meteorologist Robert Frye: Flooding Possible With Heavy Rains


A low pressure system is expected to lift north of the area for Wednesday. A trailing cold front will extend southward from the low and position west of the area through Wednesday. Ahead of the cold front, a strong return flow from the gulf will increase moisture and the chances for rain. The latest forecast …

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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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Feb 24 2011

Severe Thunderstorms possible tonight and Friday morning for the Sequatchie Valley


A springlike storm will move toward the Tennessee Valley Thursday evening. There is a chance of showers and thunderstorms Thursday(PM) and Friday(AM). The Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma has placed Marion County (and surrounding areas) in a slight risk for severe weather. Storms may produce damaging wind gusts and hail one inch in diameter …

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Jan 25 2011

More Winter Weather for Marion County?

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Currently, snow is falling across western Tennessee. Temps are holding in the low 40’s as expected. Rain has occurred off and on today and temps have remained fairly steady. The cold air is not far off and eventually will advect into the region. Rain will continue overnight and eventually change over to snow as temps …

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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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Jan 20 2011

Meteorologist Robert Frye: More wintry weather possible for Marion County


An area of low pressure will move across the southern states Thursday. Initially, temp profile looks warm enough to produce liquid precip. However, as temps quickly fall behind a trailing cold front… rain should rapidly mix with and change over to snow late in the evening. Unlike the last system, this system is much weaker …

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