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Tropical Storm Karen Has Formed East of the Windward Islands

We now have the 11th named storm of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season.  Karen formed early Sunday morning just east of the Windward Islands.  Tropical alerts have already been issued for Trinidad and Tobago and Grenada and its dependencies.  This means tropical storm conditions will be possible in the next 12 hours. Here is the…

22 Sep 2019, 4:49 am

Lorena Moisture to Impact Southwest

As of late Saturday, tropical storm Lorena is moved across Baja California and into the Gulf of California with a north  movement about 11 mph. Although its continuing to weaken over the next few days, this system is bringing in additional moisture to the southwest of the US. Impacts are already being felt in west…

21 Sep 2019, 9:14 pm

Warmer Than Average Weather Predicted in the October Outlook

On Thursday, the Climate Prediction Center issued their forecast for October. All of the lower 48 is predicted to see warmer than normal weather, with the highest chances in the Southwest and East.  The precipitation forecast has a few areas projected to see above average precipitation. The Middle Atlantic, Northern Plains, Northwest and Southwest may…

21 Sep 2019, 7:12 pm

Heroes Save Hundreds of Lives During Imelda

Tropical Storm Imelda brought catastrophic flooding to parts of southeast Texas, trapping people in their homes and leading to many stranded in their vehicles as water continued to rise across the region.   Flash Flood Emergencies were issued for numerous counties on Thursday as water rescues were underway with rain rates coming in at…

21 Sep 2019, 11:15 am

When to Catch a Fantastic Fall Foliage Display

Labor Day has come and gone. The kids are back in school. There's only one more thing we need to make it feel like fall - foliage!   Leaves do not change color at the same time across the entire United States. Changes in the length of daylight and temperature trigger the leaves to die…

21 Sep 2019, 11:00 am

Imelda's Flood Threat Now Moves North

After Imelda dropped torrential rainfall across Texas and Louisiana, the flood threat now moves north to the Midwest United States. Flash flood watches have been issued for parts of Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Illinois and Iowa in anticipation of the heavy weekend rain. A flash flood watch means there is a heightened potential for flash flooding…

21 Sep 2019, 4:50 am

Jerry Moves Through the Atlantic

Jerry developed in the Atlantic Wednesday morning, and strengthened to a hurricane late week. As of Saturday, Jerry dipped back to tropical storm strength, as it passed north of the Leeward Islands. Here are the latest details from the National Hurricane Center: SUMMARY OF 500 AM AST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION ---------------------------------------------- LOCATION...21.4N 64.0W ABOUT 755 MI...1215 KM…

21 Sep 2019, 4:10 am

What Is An Alaska Bore Tide?

Surf’s up in Alaska, and the kind that convinced Tyler Gennick to move from San Diego, California, to Anchorage. "Long, beautiful, glassy, a little wild at times but amazing, all in one," Gennick said describing this weather phenomenon.  "Little colder water, little thicker wet suit, beautiful scenery.  You got the mountains all behind you and the…

21 Sep 2019, 3:00 am

'State of Disaster' as Imelda Soaks Texas

On Thursday, Texas Governor Greg Abbott declared a state of disaster for 13 counties in Texas due to ongoing flooding as result of Imelda's rainfall. Imelda quickly developed into a tropical storm in the Gulf of Mexico as it was making landfall on Tuesday afternoon near Freeport, Texas. While Imelda weakened to a depression Tuesday…

20 Sep 2019, 8:30 am