Multi-Day Severe Weather Starts Today in the Northern Plains

An upper level low will begin to dive southeast and over the next 4 days, we will severe weather around that upper level low. As mentioned yesterday, this is a little unusual to see such a vortex developing this time of the year. The implications mean severe weather given we are at the heart of […]

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Unusual Vortex Could Lead to Northwesterly Flow Severe Weather Outbreak!

I might be going out on a limb here, but the pattern will lead to an unusual vortex developing over the Great Lakes by this weekend. The trough will take on a negative tilt and strong jet streak will come down from the northwest which will add lift for thunderstorm development. The configuration looks more […]

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“Zipper Low” May Form and Hit NYC and/or New England

One of the best mesoscale Professors I had in college was Dr. Fritsch. He was the one who came up with some many new ways to look at mesoscale meteorology back in the day. He was also the one who coined the phrase “Zipper Low” for a low pressure system that zips up the East […]

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Storms Portland to Philadelphia Upgraded to Severe!

The cold front is plowing east this morning and will run into the hot and humid weather along the I-95 corridor from Portland to Washington D.C. The storms that develop along that cold front will become severe this afternoon, especially from Portland to Philadelphia. The main impacts will be damaging wind gusts, but moderate size […]

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Soaking Southern Storms

Thunderstorms will be scattered across the South again today into tonight. With the airmass so hot and humid, the storms will produce locally heavy rains and may also produce some flash flooding. While the excessive rainfall forecast shows marginal, some fo the models are showing up to 3 inches of rain locally which can produce […]

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Heavy Storms into the I-95 Corridor Tuesday

A cold front will move through the eastern part of the country, sparking heavy thunderstorms across the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic. The bulk of the storms will be right along the I-95 corridor. The storms, as shown on the simulated radar below will be ongoing from the morning. The storms are expected to intensify coming East […]

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Severe Weather from Big Sky Country to the North Star State

Severe storms will develop across Montana today then redevelop across Minnesota Wednesday. The worse of the storms will occur across eastern Montana this afternoon into the evening. The storms will produce damaging winds, large hail and perhaps a couple of tornadoes. Latest model guidance shows the supercells may develop this afternoon across eastern Montana which […]

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