Showery But Warmer As a Wild Weekend Approaches

Howdy folks, have that umbrella and coat handy since we will be showery but warmer as a wild weekend approaches with heavy rain, roller coaster temperatures, and maybe even snow. Rain Showers Likely Today Look for widespread light rain showers throughout the day and into this evening because of a weak low pressure system passing to […]

Are We Getting Ice and Snow?

For the second time this week, we’re under the threat of impactful winter weather. A complex system will make for a difficult forecast over the next 24-48 hours, without question. Let’s get right to it. Are we getting ice and snow? To begin, cloudy skies will hang around tonight, and well into Saturday. By sunrise […]

Heat and Humidity Return Before Possible Florence Remnants

Howdy folks, I hope you enjoyed feeling cooler this week because today heat and humidity return before possible Florence remnants come late this weekend. Heat and Humidity Return Through Weekend Temperatures will climb quickly today and top out in the upper 80’s this afternoon under mostly clear skies.  It will feel like the low 90’s. […]

Clear Today, Storm Chances Increasing Toward Weekend

Clear Today Hey folks, under the influence of high pressure today will be clear with a high in the mid 80’s.  Isolated thunderstorms tomorrow afternoon become scattered t’storms on Saturday making us clear today, storm chances increasing toward weekend. Today looks to be all clear with light northeast winds that will keep us from getting […]

Rain Wednesday; Wind + Storms Friday

We’ve been fortunate to enjoy a dry start to the week, but that’s about to change. Clouds will increase tonight, with hit & miss rain showers arriving by mid morning Wednesday, as shown by the HRRR below. Coverage will only increase into the afternoon. Early morning temperatures in the upper 30s will top out ~58˚ […]

Breezy & Warm Today; Strong Storms Possible Tonight

The Headline I think there are a few headlines that I could choose from today. Its looking fairly active across the region over the next few days, and that should keep us plenty busy. Today, we’re waking up to cloudy and breezy conditions, with temperatures in the upper 60s. As a cold front approaches from […]

Southern California Preparing for Heavy Rain

When you think of Southern California, particularly the Los Angeles Area, you don’t much think of heavy rain, do you? But the area will look nothing like this through through the weekend. A strong storm system is coming onshore for the weekend that will inundate the LA Basin with copious amounts of heavy rain. This is […]

Tropical Storm Matthew Forms

This morning, Tropical Storm Matthew got off to a strong start. A former tropical wave who has been watched closely and been forecast to develop into a Hurricane in the Caribbean, Matthew finally closed off his surface circulation this morning. During his tropical wave days, Matthew took his time developing, but even yesterday (without a closed […]

Tornado Moves Through Manila, Philippines

On Sunday afternoon, a tornado that ripped through the second largest city in the Philippines, Manila. The tornado moved across town, and produced damage along its path. Time-lapse video captures tornado ripping through Manila, Philippines on Sunday. 📷: @KarenDaphne pic.twitter.com/1gPhQn6OQA — BuzzFeed Storm (@BuzzFeedStorm) August 14, 2016 Luckily, though, the tornado has produced no casualties, […]

WxOrNotBG Tweets of the Week

Twitter is a meteorologist’s best friend and worst enemy. Meteorologists send out hundreds of tweets per day, and it is such a useful tool for dispensing information. Many times, though, hype will begin and spread like fire on Twitter. Other times, it saves someone’s life. Therefore, Twitter sees the best and worst out of meteorologists […]