Minggu, 31 Oktober 2010

Will Weather Influence Tuesday's Election?

Is it possible that weather could influence the outcome of Tuesday's midterm election? If so, can we make any predictions based on curr...

Sabtu, 30 Oktober 2010

Less Flooding Risks

The trend of the computer models is to produce less rain over the Olympics and North Cascades--mainly due to the fact that the band of stron...

Jumat, 29 Oktober 2010

Update

The heavy rains are still on track for Monday and early Tuesday for the Olympics and North Cascades, although the current runs are not quite...

Kamis, 28 Oktober 2010

Major Rain and Flooding Event Approaching

Well, I was having some fun in my last blog, but this one will be serious. The reason? A major rain and potential flooding event may be co...

Selasa, 26 Oktober 2010

Media claims are wrong. WE have the record storms!

In this fight, we have right on our side There has been a lot of media attention regarding the storm in the Midwest with claims it was the s...

Senin, 25 Oktober 2010

TV Special On Doppler Radar and AMS Meeting

Two things to mention and then some weather. Tomorrow night (Tuesday) KIRO TV (channel 7) at 7 PM will broadcast a special titled "Win...

Minggu, 24 Oktober 2010

Giant Waves

This is really turning into an extraordinary event. I can't remember over many years seeing this situation...a very deep system, slowly...

Sabtu, 23 Oktober 2010

The Storm

Its here.... A beautiful looking storm in the infrared and water vapor satellite imagery (first and second images below). The dark color i...

Jumat, 22 Oktober 2010

Meteorological Earmarks and the U.S. Senate Race in Washington

There has been a lot of talk in the U.S. Senate race in Washington State about earmarks, and I thought I might give my perspective based on ...

Kamis, 21 Oktober 2010

Major Coastal Storm and Big Waves

It is become increasingly clear that our offshore waters will be hit by a very powerful low pressure center (what we call and extratropical ...

Rabu, 20 Oktober 2010

I don't believe anything yet...but

I don't want to get anyone excited . And because of Typhoon Megi there is a loss of predictability over the Pacific . So the chances a...

Want Warmth? Take a Hike!

Last night was a classic fall example of the development of a lower atmosphere inversion (temperature increasing with height). Here are th...

Senin, 18 Oktober 2010

Major Change to Stormy Conditions Ahead

I generally like to wait until I am sure about things before advertising a major change and now I am. The models are all going for a major ...