Category Archives: Weather
They are. Storm of the Century? Frankenstorm? This thing is over 1,000 miles wide. Twenty foot waves are expected. In Lake Michigan.
Earlier this past week, when Sandy was just a tropical storm, forecasters said one of three things were possible with regard to the US. One is that Sandy could simply go out to sea. The second is that a cold front might suck up the energy and drag the storm toward land. The third is [...]
You know those storms we get from time to time in the winter that require non-stop local news coverage and interesting titles like Winter Blast 2011 or Blizzard of 78? Well those cutesy little titles are history. From now one, winter storms will have real names. Et tu, Brute?
I am just not sure when the day will come, but I firmly believe that there will come a day that we, as a civilization, will rue the decisions we made in our earlier years. I am just not sure when the appropriate time is for us to shift away from our 20th century mindset [...]
A winter weather advisory goes into effect for my area at 4:00 PM today. Literally, I take this to mean I am advised there will be winter weather. What is winter weather, you may ask. For me, winter weather is that weather which occurs between the winter solstice and the vernal equinox. If there will [...]
I introduced her as Tropical Depression #12 the other day, but she is now known as Tropical Storm Katia. She is currently over warm water with little wind shear; very good conditions for strengthening. Stay tuned. Previously Heads Up… Related Dramatic satellite image shows daylight breaking over newborn Atlantic Tropical Storm Katia (eurekalert.org)
Tropical Depression No. 12, currently located about 28 degrees West and 10 degrees North of the equator is moving west and strengthening. Forecasts are predicting it will have a name soon and will be a category 1 hurricane by Thursday morning. Undisclosed sources say it may be call Katia or something like that. For those [...]
Image by Getty Images via @daylife I feel obliged to report on the aftermath of Hurricane Irene given that I brought out the soapbox and bashed both climate changeologists and the 24 hour news and weather outlets for their “pre-coverage” of the storm. I also feel obliged to get that creepy photo off the top [...]