Today, Dec. 1, 2013, marks the start of meteorological winter. Meteorological winter (much like its other seasonal counterparts) commences about three weeks before the astronomical seasonal change…To read the entire feature, click here.
Starting today (Dec. 1, 2013) and tomorrow across parts of the Pacific Northwest, a complex storm system will herald the arrival of this week’s bitter arctic air mass for much of the US. With meteorological winter starting today…To read the entire feature, click here.
Holidays are not the time for major wintry storms.Whenever significant snow, rain and/or wind affects one or more of the major hub travel cities, there is always a domino effect. Airline flights in and out of the affected hub cities eventually influence flight delays…To read the entire feature, click here.
The National Weather Service (NWS) office in Monterey, CA posted an image and a brief summary of a strong drying event that occurred in north-central California during the Nov. 20, 2013 to Nov. 22, 2013 period. Santa Rosa (just north of the San Francisco Bay area) recorded a 56-degree dew point drop in about 50 hours…To read the entire feature, click here.
If you live anywhere east of the Rockies (and that includes most places in the Deep South), the weather watchword for the next two weeks looks to be, “chilly.” This doesn’t mean…To read the entire feature, click here.
A major severe weather event unfolded yesterday (Sun., Nov. 17, 2013) across parts of the middle Mississippi River Valley, much of the Ohio River Valley and almost all of the Great Lakes (Fig. 1). The storm system spawned 81 tornadoes; there were more than 500 severe storm (high wind, damaging wind and/or large hail) reports…To read the entire feature, click here.
It’s going to be a stormy weather weekend across the central part of the US. Starting today (Sat., Nov. 16, 2013), wintry weather is expected across the Rockies. Locally heavy snowfall, especially at higher elevations, is expected. Along the Front Range of the Rockies, high wind watches and warnings…To read the entire feature, click here.
Today’s chill in the eastern half of the Nation is about ready to undergo a two-week recycling period. The current arctic blast plowed into the US early this week. Computer models are now indicating that by early next week another arctic blast…To read the entire feature, click here.
Here comes the advertised arctic high-pressure system. With it, frost and freeze watches and warnings (Fig. 1) cover most of the southeastern landscape for Tuesday night and Wednesday morning (Nov. 12 and Nov. 13, 2013). In some places, especially close to the Gulf Coast, a freeze Wednesday morning…To read the entire feature, click here.
About two weeks ago, a large arctic high-pressure system invaded the US. This weather feature brought very cold air into the central and eastern states, even dropping the mercury to 35 in places like Atlanta, GA and 29 in Raleigh, NC…Well, history is repeating itself…To read the entire feature, click here.