Weekly Outlook (August 13th-20th)

Another week of stalled fronts along the southern US and cooler weather continues for some, heats up for others later in the week and beyond. Featured image above shows high mid level moisture and storms across the deep south (noted by brighter white blobs). ┬áThe image below shows today’s stalled front in the deep south.… Continue reading Weekly Outlook (August 13th-20th)

Weather pattern change for the eastern US will lead to gradually cooler days and increase rain.

The weather pattern of much of the US in the last two weeks have been just plain hot (outside of the Great Lakes and North East) but this is slowly changing as the week goes on. Lets take a look. We’ll start with the upper level flow by next weekend. Notice the ridge has moved… Continue reading Weather pattern change for the eastern US will lead to gradually cooler days and increase rain.

Heat wave intensifies mid week through the weekend.

Tuesday July 18th was a typical mid summer day across much of the south east with thunderstorms (some intense) erupting over The Carolina’s and Virginia due to an upper low aloft ( also known as a cold pool aloft) giving better instability with little to no CAP in the atmosphere. I hope those who did… Continue reading Heat wave intensifies mid week through the weekend.

Heat wave getting underway. Looks to last into the weekend.

Mid Summer finally here and with that high heat and humidity is often present. In this blog I’m going to go over how things are looking for the South East and give you an idea of what to expect. First lets take a look at the composite map showing the upper level heights ( thick… Continue reading Heat wave getting underway. Looks to last into the weekend.

A look at the week ahead ( July 17-22 ) 2017

  (One can click on the images to enlarge them) The right image is the European Model (or ECMWF, European Centers for Medium Weather Forecast) the leading Global model in forecasting, behind that is the GFS (or USA model) So right image we see today’s map. That stalled front we talked about in recent blogs… Continue reading A look at the week ahead ( July 17-22 ) 2017

Weekend outlook for the South East US July 15-16 2017

A brief overview of the forecast for the South East for this weekend. A cold front noted across the Ohio and Tennessee valley is making slow progress southward (as expected as it’s mid summer = weak jet stream) but that won’t stop the front from pushing a bit more south into the Mid Atlantic and… Continue reading Weekend outlook for the South East US July 15-16 2017