Weather

Easy To Find

Posted by on September 10, 2020 at 6:37 pm

Sometimes the satellite imagery gives us some obvious clues as to where certain features are. Take today’s image and see if you can pick out where the stationary front is located.

Sunrise-Sunset

Posted by on September 1, 2020 at 5:55 pm

What a stunning view from SkyFOX this morning just before the sun rose on this first day of September: Here’s an image from last night’s sunset from my sister who lives in New England: The dew point has moved back up into muggy territory today, so it doesn’t feel quite as September-like as a few […]

Meet Jacob Wycoff

Posted by on August 31, 2020 at 5:59 pm

Congratulations to Jacob Wycoff on landing a dream job at one of Boston’s premiere television news outlets, WBZ-TV-4! Jacob is one of those young aspiring meteorology students that I watched as he earned his degree in meteorology, then slowly found himself in the right place at the right time. Many years ago, I had the […]

Laura’s Effects

Posted by on August 27, 2020 at 6:48 pm

Hurricane Laura slammed into Cameron, Louisiana a little after midnight today as a Category 4 hurricane. The peak wind (before the power and connections went out) at Lake Charles Municipal Airport just after 2 a.m. was clocked at 137 m.p.h. The National Weather Service Office there evacuated all employees earlier. It’s a good thing. Look […]

Goodnight, Dick

Posted by on August 4, 2020 at 8:32 pm

Isaias Monday Night

Posted by on August 4, 2020 at 12:32 am

Late Breaking: Isaias becomes a minimal hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 75 MPH. The eye is now clearly depicted via the Wilmington, NC NEXRAD radar: The two red boxes west of Wilmington are two tornado warnings. In “velocity mode,” you can clearly see the mini-rotating “couplets” coming ashore. Small tornadoes are always possible in […]

Sunrise River Fog

Posted by on July 31, 2020 at 2:30 pm

We are entering into the season (late summer, early fall) when river valley fog frequently forms befoire sunrise when skies are clear and winds are calm. You can see the delicate tendrils of condensed fog particles on the visible satellite image from this morning at just before 8:00 AM EDT. This is what it looked […]

Tropical Stats

Posted by on July 29, 2020 at 5:22 pm

Statistically, there are more Wednesday tropical system landfalls in the USA than any other day since 1851: Also, why are tropical systems now called “invests?” Find out more on Episode #116 of my world-audience podcast, WeatherJazz®:

Soil Monitor July 23

Posted by on July 23, 2020 at 5:28 pm

Only the northeast corner of Ohio is seeing normal soil moisture conditions as of today. The remainder is either “abnormally dry” or in “moderate drought” conditions. q

90 Degree Days

Posted by on July 6, 2020 at 7:32 pm

From the way things look, we will see a 5-day stretch of 90°F days this week. Let’s talk about 90 degree days in Cleveland along with some supporting lists below the audio player that highlights WeatherJazz® Episode #113. (Since 2000) List of longest 90°F stretches (in days): 2000 0 2001 3 (Twice) 2002 4 (Twice) […]