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

First two weeks of August looking very damp and cool (at times) in the South East.

Over the last few days data has continued to show a very wet weather pattern (and cooler as well) setting up for the central half of the country to the east/south east. In the image above (1-5 day mid level flow) we see a weakness in between a strong ridge off the west coast and… Continue reading First two weeks of August looking very damp and cool (at times) in the South East.

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.

Sizzling summer heat continues into the weekend! Also a look at rain fall and who’s drying out.

Water Vapor satellite mid day Friday shows two features affecting the weather from the central US to the east/south east. I’ve circled two of them, the two high pressures joining forces to create the hottest weather for a lot of the folks since last summer (2016) These two upper level and surface features will hang… Continue reading Sizzling summer heat continues into the weekend! Also a look at rain fall and who’s drying out.

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

Stalled front in parts of the Mid Atlantic/South East for Sunday July 16 17

In the surface analysis above from 8 am Saturday (left) to 8 pm Saturday (right) we see the front has indeed stalled sparking off heavy thunderstorms across the south east and Mid Atlantic today. For our readers in the lower Mid Atlantic, Carolina’s here’s an up close view with 8 pm surface observations. This map… Continue reading Stalled front in parts of the Mid Atlantic/South East for Sunday July 16 17