Aug 30

Tropical Depression 9: News, Notes and Concerns

Nearly two weeks later and Tropical Depression Nine (TD 9) continues to march onward, despite the plethora of rumors and forecast a week ago that called for its demise as it tracked north of Hispaniola and Cuba. As of this evening, TD 9 is continuing to show signs of convection with new thunderstorms firing on …

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Aug 26

The Latest on Invest 99L; Do Not Let Your Guard Down, Yet.

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve seen on social media from Facebook to Twitter that Invest 99L is done. For those unaware, Invest 99L is the tropical wave north of Hispaniola and Cuba at the moment. There is no doubt that this tropical wave is on life support, lacking any real organization, but …

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Aug 21

Winter 2016-2017: Preliminary Outlook

Another year is more than halfway in the books and as we have a month left until we reach the autumnal equinox, this is the time of the year I shed some insight as to what the upcoming winter could spell for us. Now keep in mind, as with any long-range outlook that spans the …

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Jun 20

Severe Weather The Theme This Week Across The East; Wednesday Looks Concerning

The heat is real, severe weather season is ramping up and today, we officially begin astronomical summer. Over the next several days, we will see several waves of severe weather impact parts of the upper Plains, Midwest, Great Lakes, Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. TODAY: Beginning today, strong to severe storms will be possible from northern …

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Jun 09

Severe Weather Threat Moves To The Great Lakes On Saturday

As we head through the week and as we approach the weekend, particularly, Saturday, all the buzz in the weather world has been centered on the threat for severe weather across parts of the Great Lakes. It’s received a good deal of attention since the forecasters at the Storm Prediction Center had outlined a Day …

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Jun 05

Severe Weather Event For the Mid-Atlantic, Eastern Seaboard on Sunday; A Few Tornadoes Possible

Before I delve into the details of this article, please note what the last two words of the article headliner states, and understand what they mean… “Tornadoes Possible”. This means that dynamic support is favorable for the threat for tornadoes. It does not state that a major tornado outbreak is expected. The biggest battle in …

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May 27

Soon To Be Tropical Storm Bonnie To Impact Holiday Weekend Across Southeast Coast

As we head into Memorial Day weekend, confidence in the development of a tropical storm of the Southeast US coast continues to grow. The National Hurricane Center has issued a Tropical Storm Warning for the entire coast of South Carolina in anticipation of a land-falling tropical cyclone around midday Sunday. If this tropical depression does …

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May 25

The 2016 Atlantic Hurricane Season: How Will It Shape Up?

A week from today, commences the 2016 Atlantic Hurricane Season. In recent years, we’ve encountered historically low numbers in terms of named storms, hurricanes and major hurricanes across the Atlantic Basin and Gulf of Mexico as these regions have seen minimal tropical activity.  Early on, global model guidance has been hinting at the tale of a …

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Apr 24

Significant, Multi-Day Severe Weather Event Likely Tues/Weds; Strong Tornadoes Possible.

We are seeing the overall weather pattern becoming increasingly volatile and supportive of more frequent, intense severe weather episodes. A volatile pattern such as the one we’re heading into is very common in a transition period from an El Nino phase to a La Nina phase, as the overall dynamic support and pattern becomes ripe …

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Mar 31

Significant Severe Weather Possible Today From The Southeast To The Ohio Valley

Day two of a multi-day severe weather event and today appears to present a similar setup as yesterday. However, the threat moves east with potential impacts along and east of the lower Mississippi Valley, the Gulf States, the Tennessee and Ohio Valleys and stretching as far north as the lower Great Lakes. While the overall …

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