Sewage Plant “Lake Effect” Snow

Lake effect snow forms downwind of a lake or other body of water in response to cold air blowing over warm water. Interestingly enough, this past Monday, “lake effect” snow occurred downwind of a waste water treatment plant. The National Weather Service in State College, Pennsylvania reported “several tenths of snow fell over a roughly […]

Penn State University Flooding

Thunderstorms over State College, PA caused widespread flash flooding, including Penn State University. Numerous images posted on social media showcase the magnitude of the flooding situation. Check out some of the photos from below. Employees at Your Building Center on College Ave are stuck til the water goes down. College Ave down to 1 lane. […]

New York State Supercell Thunderstorm

There was a rare supercell thunderstorm in New York state yesterday. This was not forecast to occur, and will likely be a focus of several case studies to come. The supercell had a representation on radar of that you would expect in the Plains, where supercells most often occur.   Tornado signature on radar west […]