Starkville Thanksgiving Climatology
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Thanksgiving Day Climatology

How does the cool weather this year compare to recent history?
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Traveling for Thanksgiving? Weather Delays are Possible…

Here’s a look at Thanksgiving travel conditions across the Southeast and the USA for the holiday weekend! Locally: Expect temperatures in the 50s with ample sunshine.  It will feel a bit chilly, especially once the sun sets.  If you’re heading to the Egg Bowl, you’ll need to layer up! Regionally: The southeast looks to stay dry […]
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Crock-Pot BBQ Chicken with Jacob!

Recipe: BBQ Chicken • 4-6 skinless boneless chicken breast halves (2-3 lbs) • 1 – 18 ounce bbq sauce • ¼ cup distilled vinegar (white vinegar) • ¼ cup brown sugar • 1 teaspoon garlic powder • ½ teaspoon Worcestershire sauce • 4-8 oz apple juice • assorted spices DIRECTIONS: • Add 4-6 skinless boneless […]
3 weeks ago
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CROCK POT COOKING VEGGIE BEEF SOUP

Here’s Jacob’s Recipe for Crock Pot Cooking that aired on Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017. Meal: Vegetable Beef Soup • 1 lb beef stew meat, cubed • 3 small red potatoes, cubed • 1 can peas • 1 can corn • 1 head of broccoli, chopped • 1 can unsalted diced tomatoes, undrained • 1 medium […]
4 weeks ago
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Halloween Climatology

Do you remember the last really warm Halloween day? What about the coldest Halloween you remember? Have you ever gone Trick-or-Treating in the rain? The weather doesn’t care what day it is and Halloween is no exception. But historically, what is Halloween usually like? On average most of our area sees highs in the low […]
1 month ago
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Understanding The California Fires

The numerous wildfires that have broken out across California over the last few days have made national headlines. While wildfires aren’t uncommon for this area, the weather plays a huge factor in how quickly the fires can spread. Here I outline some of the factors that allowed these fires to grow so rapidly. A WET […]
2 months ago
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RECAP: Hurricane Nate with Meteorologist Jacob Dickey

High winds and heavy rain battered parts of the southeast over the weekend as Hurricane Nate whipped ashore early Sunday morning as a Category 1 hurricane.  The National Hurricane Center said the storm made it’s second landfall near Biloxi with 85mph winds after the storm came ashore along a sparsely populated area of southeast Louisiana.  […]
2 months ago
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How Warm Has It Been?

It’s definitely been a warm end to September so far. High temperatures for both Columbus and Tupelo have reached at least 90 degrees each afternoon for a week (Sept 17th-Sept 24th). But how unusual is this late stretch of warm weather. The answer, it’s not that unusual. In Tupelo, where records date back to 1930, […]
2 months ago
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Hurricane Irma – A Post Event Analysis

        Irma was a hurricane that caused a lot of destruction across the southeast US and the islands of the Caribbean. As meteorologists we saw Irma coming well in advance of when it made landfall. In fact, Irma became a tropical storm nearly a week and a half before it made a […]
2 months ago
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VIDEO: Irma Victims Head to Northeast MS, How You Can Help

MACON, Miss. (WCBI)- Saturday Morning, the Lake Forest Ranch in Macon received a call asking if they could house 130 Irma Evacuees from Florida. These evacuees were from an assisted living facility in Sarasota which specializes in rehabilitating patients who have suffered Brain Trauma. As soon as Assistant Director Nick Hall received the call, they reached […]