Threat to NC/VA Coast still within grasp in the models

We continue to watch Hurricane Maria and potential tracks that lead it close to the NC VA coastline midweek, with rough surf and likely some wind and rain.

Weekend outlook 9/16-9/17

Ah warmer times are arriving just in time for the weekend from the central Plains eastward. In the map above you may have noticed the snow outlook in the northern Rockies and indeed it’s that time of year ( September ) the higher areas of the Rockies see their first snow since last spring. As… Continue reading Weekend outlook 9/16-9/17

Weather game changer on the way for the eastern US

The image above shows us moisture in the mid atmosphere (shown in yellows and greens) while dry air is shown in brown. We can see what’s left of once Hurricane Irma spinning over the east central US but she’s on her way out over the next few days off to the north east. Notice up… Continue reading Weather game changer on the way for the eastern US

Tropical rains for the South East

Featured image shows what’s left of once hurricane Harvey now moving through Mississippi into the Tennessee valley bringing with it tropical downpours and as those red boxes in the featured above show, a risk for severe weather and tornadoes. Images above are forecast simulated radar from 2 AM Friday through 8 PM Friday. The rainfall outlook… Continue reading Tropical rains for the South East

September Outlook

September, transition month! We move from summer into fall by mid month, but did you know that meteorologists consider the season months of September, October and November as fall? They do this by taking into account the rapidly changing weather pattern along with the downward trend in temperatures for the three month time frame (just like… Continue reading September Outlook

Tropical activity heating up close to home

Trouble close to home looks to be brewing. Two areas the National Hurricane Center is watching is one area around the Yucatan Peninsula, and the other being north west of the Bahamas. Of interesting note is the large area of high pressure moving in currently from Canada. This is quite a strong high pressure for late summer… Continue reading Tropical activity heating up close to home

Weekend outlook August 12th – 13th

  The image above is rain fall over the last 7 days. As you can see places in east Tennessee and parts of coastal Carolina got in on the heavy rain (as hinted at in the latest Latest weekly outlook ) Saturday’s surface map above showing an incoming cold font across the eastern US. This will likely… Continue reading Weekend outlook August 12th – 13th