Monthly Archives: October 2013

Thursday Morning Halloween Storm Update

LATE AFTERNOON UPDATE: Temperatures have remained below 70 degrees all afternoon, meaning that even the little bit of energy the models were forecasting just isn’t there.  That’s a good thing.  The winds are there in the upper levels of the … Continue reading

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Halloween Severe Weather

2pm UPDATE: No real changes to tomorrow’s scenario, either from the new model data or from the Storm Prediction Center, so everything below still stands! Things are starting to come into clearer focus regarding our severe weather potential on Halloween.  … Continue reading

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Halloween Storms Update

Usually as a forecasted weather event approaches, the computer models will converge on a consensus solution — showing less variability between them and reducing our uncertainty.  This helps us pin down the arrival time and severity of whatever is going … Continue reading

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Halloween Storms

It’s always bad news when the possibility of severe thunderstorms is in the forecast, but it’s especially bad news when that possibility coincides with a time when a lot of people will be out and about…like, say, around late-afternoon and … Continue reading

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Cold Weather Comin’!

The mornings are turning cooler, the afternoons aren’t quite as warm, the leaves are changing more and more every day…yep, it’s fall.  And eventually, you know that leads to our first frost, our first freeze, and our first snowfall.  Don’t … Continue reading

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Time Stand Still

Most people are at least somewhat aware that a day isn’t exactly 24 hours long — it’s slightly less than that, which is why we add an extra day to February every four years to balance the books.  For most … Continue reading

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