SEVERE WEATHER 101: What Does MCS Mean?

MCS is an abbreviation you are probably going to hear a lot about this summer and almost any summer for that matter. So before we talk about the coming weather, we wanted to offer a new Severe Weathe...

SEVERE WEATHER 101: The Ring of Fire

It’s a term often associated with volcanoes along the Pacific Rim.  But it also defines a weather phenomena.  It’s called the Ring of Fire and it’s something we have to watch out for as temperatures ...

SEVERE WEATHER 101: Mesoscale Discussions

In Part 3 of our week long series, I wanted to focus on the final “forecast” product issued on a national scale before a severe weather event strikes.  It’s called the mesoscale discussion. ...