Tag Archives: warm temps

Indian Summer Coming to an End

This week has been very comfortable for many in the US.  An Indian Summer (temperatures above 70 degrees with clear skies following the first frost) has affected much of the eastern 2/3 of the lower-48. It will continue to migrate … Continue reading

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Spring has Sprung

As we turned the calendar from February to March, we moved from meteorological Winter into meteorological Spring.  It’s true that astronomical Spring will not arrive until March 20 when the Vernal Equinox occurs, but we scientists are lazy and like … Continue reading

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Major Winter Storm Possible Late this Week

A potentially significant winter storm is shaping up for the end of this week across the South and mid-Atlantic regions.  Given this storm is still 3-5 days away, the timing and strength of the system is still in question.  The … Continue reading

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Busy Weather Pattern Continues for U.S.

We’ve already touched on the snowfall in Colorado and Minnesota, but snow isn’t the only story of this latest storm system.  Rain, and plenty of it, is currently falling across the southern Plains.  This will spread north and east, bringing … Continue reading

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Quiet Weather Returns to US, Atlantic

After a week of severe weather, heat waves, tropical storms, and hurricanes, the weather for this last full week of August looks to be rather tame.  Hurricane Bill passed through the western Atlantic, brushing Bermuda and Cape Cod with tropical … Continue reading

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East Coast Heat Wave Official, Will Begin to Wind Down

The heat wave in Boston, MA is now official, according to the National Weather Service.  Apparently, three straight days above 90 degrees constitutes a heat wave.  Oddly enough, it appears the cool, rainy start to the summer is resulting in … Continue reading

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