Active Weather Pattern This Week

Brian IveyLower Mississippi Valley, Michigan, Mid-Atlantic, Ohio, Ohio Valley, USLeave a Comment

The overall weather pattern for this week will be active. Multiple low pressure areas (detailed below) will affect the Ohio Valley, Great Lakes, and into the Northeast US during the next several days. Various winter weather headlines are already in effect across the aforementioned areas. Winter Weather Advisories are in effect for portions of Illinois, Indiana, and Michigan through late … Read More

Cooler west, Warmer east pattern to continue

Mark SpencerMid-Atlantic, Northeast, Northern Plains, Northern Rockies, Ohio, Ohio Valley, Pacific Northwest, Pacific Southwest, USLeave a Comment

The pattern across the United States has displayed a pretty dramatic jet stream set-up, leaving it cool and damp in the Pacific Northwest and much of the western CONUS, and warm and humid for the eastern CONUS.  This week, we will take a brief look at the set-up, and we will see if any relief is in sight.  An amplified … Read More

Major Hurricane Irma Eyes Florida: Track and Impacts

Brian IveyMid-Atlantic, National, Southeast, USLeave a Comment

Dominating weather headlines ever since its creation, Irma has already created a swath of destruction in the Lesser Antilles.  Currently a Category 5 Hurricane, with sustained winds up to 175mph, Irma shows no signs of slowing down.  This has put coastal states such as Georgia, the Carolina’s, and especially Florida into a State of Emergency. Forecast Track Irma is currently North … Read More

NOAA Issues Updated 2017 Hurricane Outlook

Brian IveyLower Mississippi Valley, Mid-Atlantic, National, Southeast, USLeave a Comment

On August 9th, NOAA issued its updated hurricane outlook for 2017.  The update highlights what is expected to be an active year in the Atlantic Basin.  NOAA issues two outlooks during the year, with the first in May, and an update in August. In the August update, forecasters from the Climate Prediction Center (CPC) increased the likelihood of an above-normal … Read More

Severe Storms Likely This Afternoon into Wednesday Afternoon

Mark SpencerMid-Atlantic, Midwest, National, Ohio, Ohio Valley, US, Weather NewsLeave a Comment

March is really going to roar in like a lion for many people this year.  Severe storms are expected to develop along a strong cold front Tuesday night and quickly move eastward through Wednesday afternoon.  Tornadoes,  damaging winds,  and large hail will be possible with these storms.  Behind the front,  much colder air and some snow will move into the … Read More

Cold Weather Returns to Much of the US

Mark SpencerMid-Atlantic, Northeast, Northern Plains, Ohio Valley, Southeast, Southern Plains, US, Weather NewsLeave a Comment

Much of the central and eastern United States have seen a reprieve from frigid temperatures over the last 10 days, however that will soon change as a large “blocking ridge” in the jet stream develops over Alaska and allows the Arctic floodgates to open into the continental United States later this week, sending cold weather into much of the country: … Read More