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Saturday Morning Sandy Model Roundup

Just a quick post with a variety of model solutions for Sandy’s landfall early next week.  Before getting to the models, let’s look at the latest forecast track from the NHC: This forecast has Sandy coming ashore very close to … Continue reading

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The Origin of Frankenstorm: Your Tax Dollars at Work

If you have yet to hear the name “Frankenstorm” in reference to Sandy and the hybrid cyclone she will become after making landfall, get ready to hear it a lot.  You will no doubt wonder, “Who came up with that … Continue reading

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Better Agreement on the Track of Sandy

There is still some variation in the forecast tracks of Sandy, but, at this point, it would take every model being wrong for Sandy to not hit the eastern seaboard of the US sometime early next week.  The clearest picture … Continue reading

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You’re About to Become Very Familiar with Sandy

If you’re not aware, there is a hurricane in the Caribbean basin named Sandy and it’s currently moving through the island nation of Jamaica.  It will likely dump several inches of rain, causing flooding in many areas of the island.  … Continue reading

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Snow Exits Great Lakes, Returns to Mountain West

As the calendar turns from November to December, snowstorms appear to be the theme.  One is currently leaving the US and heading up through eastern Canada while another drops south out of western Canada through the Rockies and high plains. … Continue reading

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Severe T-Storm Outlook: 3/11/10

After tornadoes in Oklahoma and Arkansas this week, it’s probably worth keeping an eye on where the severe thunderstorms may track today.  The Storm Prediction Center in Norman, OK has identified two areas of concern today: the lower Mississippi River … Continue reading

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Snow was not the Only Storyline

When we get these historic Winter storms like the one this past weekend in the mid-Atlantic, we tend to focus on the heavy snow.  It is, after all, a Winter storm and the effects of the snowfall are so widespread … Continue reading

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