Rising temperatures for the central US eastward this week! When see dips coming into the western US we know a ridge is about to build either in the central US or eastern US and indeed model simulations have this happening (trough ridge pattern) west to east into the whole week! so If you like warmth… Continue reading Weekly outlook 9/17-9/24
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
With all of the hurricanes as of late, I figured it would be good to explain storm surge and why it occurs and what makes it worse. Obviously when talking about hurricanes we hear a lot about pressures in stronger storms dropping into the low 900 mb which is usually a sign that the hurricane will… Continue reading Storm Surge: The Dangers and why it occurs
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
Next we take a look at the Atlantic basin, we’ll notice whats left of Irma over the south eastern US while Jose is in the south west Atlantic still spinning about. The Euro as well as the GFS both bring Jose close to the Carolina’s (more so the Outer Banks) but this is way to… Continue reading Update on the Tropics
With hurricane Irma battering Florida and Cuba at this time there is more than one game in town and more to watch as the peak of Hurricane season is upon us. Looking at the Euro model, I see this forecast simulation stall Jose and does a loop as seen in the forecast tracks below Below… Continue reading Tropics are very active
Hurricane Irma is trucking its way towards Florida. Category 4 strength is expected for Florida. This will move through the state with wind, flooding, rain, and tornadoes as well as storm surge.