Peak timing for damaging winds in the US

We are in the middle of summer, which means we are in the midst of when the most damaging wind reports come in for the United States. According to data collected by NOAA, the United States sees nearly 3,000 wind damage reports on average during the months of June and July, with a about 1,500 reports in May and August. The increase in wind damage reports increases due to elevated amount of thunderstorm activity in the summer time. The thunderstorm threat increases during the summer due to warmer temperatures and precipitation. We should always be on alert for damaging winds…

Friday Nites Live 7/21

This week’s Friday Nites Live forecast is filled with high heat and humidity.  Temperatures will be near 90° when the concert starts, but it will feel closer to 100° due to our high humidity levels.  So, don’t only bring your lawn chair this week, bring an icy, cold bottle of water, too.  And, if you forget, food and drinks are always available at the event.

Heat and humidity are on the rise

When air temperatures start getting into the 90s combined with a high relative humidity, the air begins to feel much hotter and heavier. Over the next couple of days, temperatures are going to feel like they are in the triple digits, which means heat exhaustion and heat stroke become much more prevalent issues.