Tag Archive: severe weather

Apr 28 2014

WEATHER: Marion and surrounding counties under Tornado Watch through later tonight

Marion County and several other surrounding counties in Tennessee and North Alabama are now under a Tornado Watch until 7:00pm CDT / 8:00pm EDT tonight. Tennessee counties covered under the watch include: Bledsoe County, TN Bradley County, TN Hamilton County, TN Marion County, TN McMinn County, TN Meigs County, TN Monroe …

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Jan 28 2013

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 during the warmer spring months; however, history indicates tornadoes can occur throughout the year and …

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Mar 02 2012

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 Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma has placed the region in a Moderate Risk for severe weather this afternoon/evening. Storms will produce heavy rain, …

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May 02 2011

Area death toll currently at 73

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The strong storms that ravaged the area last week not only leave many without power and with damaged property or no homes at all…the storms also leave many in the area with heavy hearts at this time as well. The area death toll from last weeks storms is currently at 73 for our immediate area, …

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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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Apr 04 2011

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 help pump warm moist air into the region. A strong low level jet …

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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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