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. […]

Rainy Weekend Will Bring Heat Relief

Hey folks, a tropical moisture fueled cold front could soak your plans as a rainy weekend will bring heat relief. Scattered Storms with Several Breaks Today Be prepared for a muggy day in the mid 80’s with rounds of showers and storms.  I would definitely pack the old umbrella and rain coat if you have […]

Tropical Showers and Heat Continue into Weekend

  Hey folks, expect isolated afternoon storms with highs in the toasty low 90’s to dominate the next several days making tropical showers and heat continue into weekend. Tropical Influences Cause Scattered Showers and Storms Today With all the moisture and warmth, look for scattered showers and storms to form this afternoon across our region.  […]

Storm Chances Return For Midweek

After a few dry but warm days, the pattern begins to shift today as we welcome tropical downpours back to the forecast as storm chances return for midweek. Things Stay Scattered For Wednesday We’ll get this rain party started today as yesterday’s ridge begins to break down and allow scattered showers and thunderstorms associated with […]

Tropical System Brings Precipitation To The Area

Good morning and happy Tuesday! Expect precipitation and muggy temperatures today followed by very similar conditions over the next two days. Today we will receive heavy precipitation thanks to the tropical system that has made landfall in the southern United States. As that system continues to move northward, we will keep receiving more heavy rainfall. […]

The Week in Tropical Weather

I have come to the conclusion that I post way too much about the tropics. I am no expert in tropical meteorology, I wouldn’t even call myself an amateur. Tropical Meteorology is a much different animal than mid-latitude meteorology, and as such, it is difficult for me to apply my knowledge of mid-latitude meteorology to […]

Tropical Depression Five Forms in the Eastern Pacific

Tropical Depression Five has formed in the eastern Pacific as of this afternoon. This is the fifth storm to form within the past few weeks, and the majority of them have moved in a very similar pattern. TD Five comes after Hurricane Blas, and is currently following Hurricane Celia. Blas was a very intense hurricane, […]

Tropical Storm Joaquin (wah- Keen) Is Challenging Forecasters

Mid-day on Monday, Tropical Storm Joaquin formed over the western portions of the Atlantic Ocean. When it initially formed, it was fairly weak out in the open waters, and was experiencing some higher wind shear. Thus, it’s center was exposed form the convection, which isn’t good for tropical cyclones. However, today, it has gradually organized […]

Atlantic Tropical Update

Tropical activity in the Atlantic Ocean has really heated up since our last update regarding Subtropical Storm Fay. Fay has strengthened over the past few days and has become Hurricane Fay; the fifth hurricane of the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season. Hurricane Fay is a category 1 hurricane is currently located nearly 300 miles northeast of Bermuda […]