Ben Garrett

Ben Garrett is Independent Herald editor. Contact him at bgarrett@ihoneida.com. Follow him on Twitter, @benwgarrett.
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Eye to the Sky: A freeze watch for Wednesday night

Snow is in the forecast for Wednesday morning, and a Freeze Watch has been issued for Wednesday night. It may be late April, but...

Eye to the Sky: A winter-like blast of cold air is ahead

A winter-like blast of cold air is headed our way for the middle of this week, bringing with it the threat for frost and...

Eye to the Sky: The dreaded S-word returns to the forecast?!?

Okay, let's end the suspense. The answer to the question posed in the headline is, "no." Snow isn't in the forecast. But it might wind...

Eye to the Sky: A cool second half of April is forthcoming

  When the National Weather Service's Climate Prediction Center issued its long-range forecast for the month of April back on March 31, it called for...

Eye to the Sky: Funnel clouds vs. scud clouds – identifying the differences

As severe thunderstorms moved through Scott County Thursday evening, there were numerous reports of funnel clouds and possible tornadoes. To be sure, most of...

Eye to the Sky: Thunderstorms possible on Thursday

Thunderstorms return to the forecast on Thursday, and some of them could be mischievous, although a widespread severe weather event is not anticipated. The setup: A...

Flash flood watch issued for Scott County

Scott County — and, indeed, virtually the entire state — is under a Flash Flood Watch from 5 a.m. Wednesday morning until 8 p.m....

Redbud winter: Another 1-2 inches of rain, followed by a cold blast

Redbud winter, dogwood winter, blackberry winter: Ol' Man Winter is infamous for wearing out his welcome, continuing to make sly intrusions after he's supposed...

Flooding rains, strong storms possible on Saturday

The northern Cumberland Plateau region may or may not see severe thunderstorms on Saturday, but one thing it appears we will definitely see: rain....

Severe weather is a concern Thursday evening

Severe weather — including damaging wind gusts and isolated tornadoes — is possible later this evening and overnight. The NWS's Storm Prediction Center has included...

Update: Severe weather is a concern Thursday

The potential for severe weather appears to be increasing for Thursday evening and Thursday night, as a strong low pressure system prepares to impact...

Slight risk of severe weather on Thursday

Thursday looks to be a bumpy day in the weather department, with a strong low pressure system bringing a threat of severe weather to...

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Freeze Warning issued for Scott County, East Tennessee

The National Weather Service has issued a Freeze Warning for the entire region Wednesday night and Thursday morning. Sub-freezing temperatures are expected, which could damage...

Five from Scott County remanded to TDOC custody

HUNTSVILLE — Scott County Criminal Court Judge Shayne Sexton on Monday remanded several people to the custody of the TN Dept. of Corrections after finding...
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