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 [...]

Thunderstorms leave many in the dark last night

A line of severe thunderstorms that rolled through the Sequatchie Valley and Marion County last night left many customers in the dark for a while. Officials with the Sequachee Valley Electric Cooperative reported outages to the grids in both [...]

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 [...]

Flash Flooding, Cooler Weather, and Possible Snow Flurries

Heavy rains across the area the past two days have resulted in several flood watches from the National Weather Service.  The weather has also forced several school systems in our area to alter their schedules for Tuesday morning. As of 5:00pm [...]

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 [...]

UPDATE: Snowy Forecast for Marion County

Looking at the latest forecast guidance, not much has changed since the 18z/00z envelopes from yesterday. There is consistency meaning I have relatively high confidence that we will experience significant snowfall accumulations. Guidance indicates [...]

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 [...]

Area Road Closings & Conditions

After a beautiful white Christmas with plenty of snow blanketing the Sequatchie Valley and tri-state area, area police and sheriff’s officers are discouraging any unnecessary automobile travel early this morning. Road conditions are mixed.  [...]

Logan Carmichael: Snow and Social Networking

It seems like it wasn’t too long ago that we all survived the Blizzard of ’93.  Then it was the Ice Storm of ’96. I remember well where I was for both of those winter events, as do most of you reading this.  Today as the [...]