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  Behind the Forecast: Crepuscular rays - Nature’s sunshine spotlight

Listen to Science Behind the Forecast with Meteorologist Tawana Andrew every Friday on 89.3 WFPL at 7:45 a.m.

  Behind the Forecast: Buzz behind weather’s impact on bees

  Ever wonder what causes potholes? Meteorologist Justin Logan breaks it down

  Behind the Forecast: The striking interaction between lightning and planes

  Ohio River flooding continues to impact those in WAVE Country

Governor declares state of emergency due to heavy rainfall across Kentucky

  Behind the Forecast: The salty situation wrecking roads

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Belterra, Horseshoe Southern Indiana casinos reopen after flooding

  Behind the Forecast: Outwitting the weather when baking

  High waters close Highway 111, Horseshoe Casino

  Residents in Riviera Subdivision prepare for flooding

River Road restaurants go underwater, close until Ohio River receeds

Henry County roadway closed due to mudslide

Louisville officials explain dangers of driving through high waters as list of road closures grow

Louisville officials can't stress it enough: "Turn around, don't drown" when it comes to high water in roadways.

  Restaurants along River Road brace for flooding

Some restaurants along River Road are packing up and evacuating ahead of this weeks flooding, while others say they're going to wait and see what happens.

  Behind the Forecast: When cold makes the ground shake

When temperatures drop quickly, sometimes it can cause the ground to rupture. Learn more in this week's Science Behind the Forecast with Meteorologist Tawana Andrew

  Feeling a little under the weather? You could be suffering from winter allergies

We typically associate allergies with spring and summer, but there are allergens that can cause problems during the winter too.

  Behind the Forecast: Planes, power plants and precipitation

  Behind the Forecast: When freezing fog leads to snow

  Wednesday marks 25 years since 1994 winter storm paralyzed city

  Behind the Forecast: Climate vs Chocolate

  Behind the Forecast: Behind the National Weather Service

  Behind the Forecast: Flake News: How snow-to-liquid ratios impact snow type, totals

  Behind the Forecast: The truth about nature’s UFOs

While often mistaken for UFOs, lenticular clouds are definitely of this world and a unique weather phenomenon.

  Behind the Forecast: Brutal cold means boozy tendencies, study finds

Find yourself reaching for an extra glass of wine during the winter? A recent study says the colder weather may be driving your urge to drink.

  Behind the Forecast: Waffles and Weather - Disaster preparedness at its best

#scatteredsmotheredandrecover is more than a hashtag to Waffle House, it's proof of their dedication to disaster preparedness and the communities they serve. Learn about the Waffle House Index on this week's Science Behind the Forecast.

  Behind the Forecast: Do’s and don’ts of protecting pets in the winter

Winter can be dangerous for pets. Meteorologist Tawana Andrew breaks down how you can protect them in this week's Science Behind the Forecast.

  Behind the Forecast: Why your car thermometer is often wrong

Meteorologist Tawana Andrew explains why the temperature on your car's dashboard may be wrong and why it's bad to leave a car idling in the cold.

  Behind the Forecast: Why bridges get slick before roads

When driving you see the signs all the time, "Bridge Freezes Before Road." But why does that happen?

  Behind the Forecast: How wind chill is calculated

With much colder temperatures in the forecast for the upcoming week, the wind chill will have a big impact on our plans and, of course, our outfits.

  Behind the Forecast: Jet Stream

The jet stream is responsible for pushing highs and lows across the world and the mark the borders between colder and warmer air masses.

  Behind the Forecast: Turbulence

The severity of the turbulence depends on what instigates it and the stability of the atmosphere.

  Behind the Forecast: Frost

Frost is common this time of year as temperatures begin to drop. So how does it form?

  Behind the Forecast: Atmospheric Rivers

Atmospheric rivers are responsible for bringing necessary rains to drought-ridden areas and causing flooding in others.

  Behind the Forecast: Subtropical storms

It’s still hurricane season so talk of tropical storms is quite normal. The term “subtropical storm” sometimes pops up at this time of year. So what is it?

  Behind the Forecast: Weather Balloons

Weather balloons are a vital part of how meteorologists get information about our atmosphere.

  Behind the Forecast: How hurricanes form

Since hurricanes are the main thing dominating weather news at the moment, let’s break down what ingredients that are needed for a hurricane to form.

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