The Last of Cristobal for WABBLES

Top of the morning to you! Welcome back to wxornotBG. Today is the last day that we will have to deal with the remnants of Cristobal. That means a chance of storms for today, but don’t worry, because fair weather is to come in the following days. Chance of Storms Around Noon Now a post-tropical […]

A Beautiful Weekend for WABBLES

Good morning, everyone! Welcome back to wxornotBG. There’s no better time than this weekend to spend outdoors! Say hello to mostly sunny skies, but hot and humid conditions! Another Day of High Temperatures Today, there won’t be many clouds in the sky to offer any relief from the sun’s blazing rays. Don’t forget sunblock! That […]

Hot and Muggy Conditions are here to Stay

Happy Friday, WABBLES! Widespread showers and storms have moved out after sticking with us through the overnight hours. The rain was a welcomed relief in the midst of a very warm pattern. The storms move out in time for the weekend, but hot and muggy conditions are here to stay. Drier Today The rain has […]

Tropics Heating Up

Even though the Atlantic Hurricane season does not officially begin until June 1, the tropics are already heating up with the National Hurricane Center monitoring a disturbance off the eastern coast of Florida. Currently, an area of low pressure is situated between Miami, FL and the Bahamas and this low has triggered showers and thunderstorms […]

Meteorological Icon Robert Simpson Passes Away

Robert Simpson, a meteorological icon, has passed away at the age of 102. Simpson was the co-developer of the Saffir-Simpson scale, which is used to measure hurricane intensity. Simpson was also the director if the National Hurricane Center from 1968-1974. He later became a part of the faculty and staff at the University of Virginia. The […]

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 […]

Subtropical Storm Fay

We don’t often hear the term subtropical storm, but today the National Hurricane Center issued an advisory for subtropical storm Fay in the Atlantic Ocean. A subtropical storm describes a storm system that is a hybrid between a mid-latitude cyclone and tropical low pressure system. Subtropical Storm Fay is currently located 790 miles south of […]

Hurricane Katrina – Nine Years Later

Nine years have passed since Hurricane Katrina made landfall on the Gulf Coast. While much progress has been made since August of 2005, the devastating effects of Katrina can still be felt and seen today. Hurricane Katrina made landfall on August 29, 2005, as a Category 3 storm. According to The Data Center, 80% of […]

Tropical Storm Cristobal On The Way?

An area of low pressure north of Puerto Rico and Hispanola is getting very close to tropical storm criteria. Could this small area of low pressure become Cristobal, the next name for a tropical storm in the Atlantic? According to the National Hurricane Center, the area of low pressure has a 70% chance of developing […]