Ernesto to Hit Ireland as Extratropical Storm

Ernesto continues to move northeast very quickly and will begin a transformation from tropical storm to an extratropical the next 24 hours. On the track that Ernesto is going, the storm will hit Ireland and the U.K. Saturday into Sunday. Despite the transformation, Ernesto will still pack a punch when it hits. Winds will be gusting […]

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7:30pm Update: Tropical Low Small but Disorganized

7:30 pm Update July 25, 2018 The low center is of up Ocean City, MD as the time and appears to be mainly a mid-level center. The low will track north toward Long Island, coming through after Midnight. Time is running out for development so winds may stay under 40 mph in gust. Heavy rain […]

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Tropics to Drench East with Tropical Downpours Next Two Weeks

While the tropics will not be active with any storms, the tropics will have a major impact on the eastern part of the country over the next two weeks. A direct flow of tropical moisture will stream into the East this week, take a break next weekend then start all over again next week. The […]

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Latest on Coastal Zipper Low Impacts. Maryland to Long Island Impacts

All the models have changed the track of the Zipper Low taking it up along the coast or just inside the coast. I am still thinking the system will stay off the coast and try to seek the warmer ocean waters to develop, which is what usually happens. I do understand that the models trying […]

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NAM Paints a Terrible Picture for Mid-Atlantic Coast NYC to DC

The NAM models are showing a scenario that would bring high winds, over-wash and heavy rains into the Mid-Atlantic Beaches and flooding rains back into the I-95 Corridor. I am showing these graphics because the mesoscale models in theory should do better than the global models because of how small our Zipper Low as I […]

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Impacts from Zipper Low Hitting New Jersey to New England

These hybrid type systems tend to be tricky in regards to the weather they produce. As mentioned this week in previous blogs, I am calling this a “Zipper Low” only because it will zip up the coast from North Carolina to New England Saturday. The impacts will be felt from New Jersey into New England […]

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Newfoundland to Take the Brunt of Chris

Chris will head out to the Northeast and impact Newfoundland Thursday night into Friday morning. While Chris will become a hurricane for a time, it will be downgraded to a tropical storm when passing through Newfoundland. St. Johns will have winds gusts to 50 mph (80 kph) and heavy rains during the passage of  Chris. […]

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Tropic Storm Chris to Form, Atlantic Canada May Get Impacted, Track Not Easy

We should see Chris develop off the Southeast coast this weekend. Based off the latest Recon reports, we are getting close to a tropical storm. Now most of the modeling has the system stalling off the Southeast coast through the weekend then heading out to sea very quickly, impacting Atlantic Canada by Thursday. If that […]

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