First Snow NE

Posted by on October 30, 2020 at 4:18 pm

Slow Recovery

Posted by on October 28, 2020 at 1:48 pm

Do you remember the derecho that slammed Iowa in August? Cedar Rapids was particularly hard hit. The nation outside Iowa hasn’t heard much from there since. Does that mean they have recovered? Hardly! Join me and FOX 8’s Lou Maglio as he describes what he saw in Cedar Rapids just a week ago on my […]

Blue Sound

Posted by on October 23, 2020 at 3:36 pm

Morning Fog

Posted by on October 6, 2020 at 4:22 pm

At this time of year, morning river valley fog is common and easy to see on the visible satellite image once the sun comes up! This is what it looked like as we approached the lunch hour when the fog was gone:

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.


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 […]