Selasa, 30 November 2010

Deciding on Weather Instruments

The Davis Vantage Pro is an example of a high quality instrument package at a reasonable price One of the most frequent questions I get, par...

Sabtu, 27 November 2010

New Web Weather Applications

Now that the weather has calmed down a bit and nothing serious is on the weather horizon (except for some good snowfalls in the mountains), ...

Kamis, 25 November 2010

Its Snowing

Sitting in Seattle right now, its 30F and big aggregate snow flakes are slowly drifting down outside of my window. That plus a nice cup of ...

Rabu, 24 November 2010

Snow Update

Yes..it looks like more snow..but only for a few hours...here is the latest WRF high resolution results for the 24-h snowfall ending 4 PM t...

The Thanksgiving Forecast

Major changes are going to happen in the next day and the end of the cold temperatures and icy grip are in sight....but there is much to get...

Selasa, 23 November 2010

Amazing Videos and the Latest Snow Totals

Last night there was blizzard-like conditions around our area...with the Hood Canal and environs being particularly hard hit. Check out thi...

Senin, 22 November 2010

Winds

The snow is still going on..although generally light--and will end during the next 4-5 hrs. The reason is that the circulation aloft is rig...

Even more interesting

Thing are really getting interesting now. See the surface chart above at 2 PM. The low center is MUCH stronger than the model's predic...

Humility

One thing you learn in this business fast is humility. Clearly, our model forecasts have had some problems and now the situation is now beco...

This AM

Some snow flurries and light snow are falling in much of the area south of Everett. This is associated with an upper short disturbance that ...

Minggu, 21 November 2010

How much snow?

First, here are the snow reports from the Seattle NWS office: PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA 610 PM P...

Sunday Afternoon

The National Weather Service's new forecast for the Puget Sound central area for tomorrow is now snow at times with accumulations of 1-3...

Sunday AM Update

There is a very weak upper level disturbance passing over us this morning and will be through by noon. It has enhanced some clouds and is ...

Sabtu, 20 November 2010

Forget the Snow over Seattle--Its Heading to Oregon

Last night there was a burst of light snow, accompanied by strong winds, in the Bellingham , Whatcom County, San Juan Island areas...and so...

Jumat, 19 November 2010

Uncertainty

Tonight light snow and strong NE winds has spread from the Bellingham area, across the San Juans, to lower Vancouver Island....and the next ...

Brief Update

First, this is showtime for NW Washington as a band of precipitation overuns the cold air coming out of the Fraser. It is now snowing at Be...

Kamis, 18 November 2010

Bellingham Fun, Fraser Outflow and an Admission

It's here..... Cold, dry modified arctic air is now pushing through the Fraser River Valley into Bellingham and areas to the north. Here...

Rabu, 17 November 2010

Cold Wave Over the Lowlands

Other than a good snowfall in the mountains and I90 eastbound being temporarily closed due to spun out cars--things are quieting down right ...