A very wet week is in store for a lot of people from the Southern Plains eastward as a stalled frontal boundary will be the focus for heavy rain and storms off and on throughout the week. As high pressure expands westward from the Atlantic and also tries to move south eastward from Canada the… Continue reading Weekly Outlook (August 6-13)
July, mid July is here at that! Which means we are in the heart of summer. As one would expect it’s hot, humid across the eastern US (nothing new there) I bet some are wonder if the heat will break? I’ll take a look into that in this blog. First we start out with Satellite… Continue reading Mid Summer heat to end the week, not much of a break into next week.
Sea level pressure this morning showing a large high pressure over the western Atlantic with a waves frontal pattern in the center of the country (low pressure system around the Great Lakes) with another high off the north west coast. Dew points (above image) show that 60 degree or greater dew points has reach well… Continue reading Wet from the Gulf coast through the south east for the next couple of days. High heat and humidity return for the Fourth of July weekend.
Thunderstorms rolling across parts of the south east this on this evening of June 24th 2017. Many across the south east and lower Mid Atlantic noticed the soupy air mass thanks to the moisture brought inland by what was tropical storm Cindy. We notice in this model analysis of PW’s (precipitable water) more info in… Continue reading Stormy weekend in the south east gives way to nice weather by early mid next week.
I’ll show whats called precipitable water which ( is the depth of water in a column of the atmosphere, if all the water in that column were precipitated as rain. As a depth, the precipitable water is measured in millimeters or inches) so on those hot muggy sticky days remember that word, it’s not just the dew… Continue reading Quick shot of heat Friday through the weekend for parts of the south east coast states then much cooler dry weather to settle in for next week.
In this water vapor image we can see already dry air getting wrapped around the south side of the cyclone, but the system won’t fully die. First latest from the NHC ( National Hurricane Center) Forecast tropical storm force wind probability. Again winds with this will weaken as it heads inland but winds just above… Continue reading Latest on Cindy in the Gulf and a quick look at the forecast of what’s left once it moves inland.
Visible imagery this afternoon shows expansive cloud cover over much of the South East. Heavy rain continues along the central Gulf coast states with the risk of tornadoes as well (noted by the pink outline) (green = Flood warning) Latest forecast tracks from the National Hurricane Center are consistent with the track. With its slow movement… Continue reading Update on Tropical Storm Cindy. Also Flooding continues in areas affected.