Major Storm for the Northeast

This blog entry will focus on the potential for a major storm, looking at the daily operational models and how they are handling the event. Links NAO Index (Blocking) AO Index PNA Pattern GFS Ensemble Pattern Hazard Maps   Wednesday October 24, 2018 10:00 am EDT – I am not saying much because I am still […]

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7:00 pm Special Update: Storm Continues to Deepen as Heavy Rain Hits D.C. into PA.

7:00 pm Edt July 21, 2018 Update No major changes to the forecast. The storm is now located south of Chincoteague, MD. Heavy rain bands are wrapping around the system into D.C. and eastern Maryland, extending up into south-central Pennsylvania. Rainfall of over 3 inches will occur and will cause flash flooding over the next […]

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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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New York City to Philadelphia to Cincinnati May Have Flooding Downpour Type Storms

Scattered thunderstorms will once again develop this afternoon from eastern New England through the Ohio Valley. As we saw yesterday, the storms were slow movers producing tremendous heavy rains and downpours which resulted in street flooding and small creeks rising. On the other side of things, the storms will bring relief to the heat by […]

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Landcane May Form out of Today’s Severe Weather

This one I found interesting because you don’t see the models trying to stir-up a small but intense little storm this time of the year, but yet, some of the operational models including the GFS are showing just that by Thursday morning. A small intense low pressure system with gusty winds, thunderstorms and heavy rain […]

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