Senin, 31 Januari 2011

Frognostication

Many of you come to this blog for state-of-the-art weather predictions based on the latest technology. Others look for insights derived fro...

Minggu, 30 Januari 2011

Dry, Sun, and Modified Arctic Air

Well folks, the threat of snow around here is over for a while. Cool, dry, modified arctic air is pushing over the region, showers are rapi...

Jumat, 28 Januari 2011

The Real Deal about La Nina and The Upcoming Weather

There has been a lot of bad information distributed by some media outlets about La Nina and this winter (e.g., "Where is La Nina",...

Rabu, 26 Januari 2011

Tale of Two Half Months and the Banana Belt

The weather during the last two weeks has been warmer than normal over much of the region, in contrast to the cold weather of the first hal...

Senin, 24 Januari 2011

Ridgmageddon

I just got back from the first day of the annual meeting of the American Meteorological Society downtown at the Convention Center...an exhau...

Sabtu, 22 Januari 2011

Where is La Nina?

A question that several of you are asking is "Where is La Nina"? Where are all the deep snows in the mountains that are often asso...

Kamis, 20 Januari 2011

A Great Irony, A Little Rain, And Then Dry

I believe both of these statements are true: (1) Weather forecasting is now much more skillful than ten years ago. (2) There has never bee...

Selasa, 18 Januari 2011

Huge Intense Storm in the Pacific

Sometimes you have to stand back and be amazed by what goes on in the Pacific. Take a look at the Pacific surface analysis for earlier toda...

Senin, 17 Januari 2011

Gusts

Last night I was sitting at my desk enjoying the sound of the winds..and it was quite an audio treat. I would hear the rumble in the distan...

Sabtu, 15 Januari 2011

Warm, Wet, and Windy

In education it is the three "R"s.... Reading, wRiting , and aRithmatic . ( ok , they might not have mastered spelling that well...

Kamis, 13 Januari 2011

Freezing Rain Hits the Northwest

It almost belongs in Ripley's Believe it or Not Can water be below freezing and still be liquid? Liquid water at 30F or even lower? The...