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Cristobal Weakens Over Mexico

On the first day of the 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season, Tropical Depression Three formed in the basin. What was once Tropical Storm Amanda became a remnant low after making landfall in Central America. As it moved over land and out into the warm waters of the Bay of Campeche, the center of circulation and…

4 Jun 2020, 9:50 am

CSU Releases Updated Atlantic Season Outlook

Meteorologists and research scientists at Colorado State University (CSU) released an update to their well-respected hurricane season outlook. Dr. Phil Klotzbach and the Tropical Meteorology Project at CSU were among the first to issue an outlook in April. Their initial prediction had 16 named storms, 8 of which becoming hurricanes and 4 of those becoming major…

4 Jun 2020, 9:05 am

Severe Storms Target Northern Plains Through This Weekend

The first weekend of June will be a stormy one across the Northern and High Plains.  The threat for severe thunderstorms will be possible in portions of the Plains through Sunday, shifting slightly to different areas each day. For today (Thursday), the risk area extends from the Black Hills of South Dakota to the Texas…

4 Jun 2020, 9:00 am

Severe Storms Linger Through Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic

The threat for severe thunderstorms continues from the Ohio Valley to the Mid-Atlantic today (Thursday). The risk area from the Storm Prediction Center extends from the Central Plains through the Ohio Valley to the Jersey Shore. Damaging straight line winds will be the biggest concern but there also is a threat for large hail…

4 Jun 2020, 7:30 am

Extreme Heat Continues for the Southwest

The excessive heat is back across the Southwest. The mercury will once again soar well above 100 in interior areas of California, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico and West Texas. A strong ridge of high pressure will be setting up across the region, pushing temperatures well above average. Heat Alerts have already been issued into Friday.…

4 Jun 2020, 5:00 am

Temps Expected to Tumble Next Week

A cool temperature pattern over the Pacific Northwest is set to expand eastward into the Rockies and Great Plains next week.  A trough digging into the region will also bring the risk for severe thunderstorms. This cool down will come after a toasty first few days of June across the central United States.  In fact,…

3 Jun 2020, 3:35 pm

Building Central Storms Through Midweek

A mid-upper level ridge of high pressure stubbornly draped across the southern U.S. is dominating the pattern into the second half of the week. Bursts of energy will ride around the ridge to set the stage for an active pattern in the northern states. Severe storms are possible with this energy and a stalling surface…

3 Jun 2020, 11:30 am

Combining Satellite Data for Tropics Forecasts

The Atlantic Hurricane Season is now underway, and this year we will be getting some added assistance in our forecasts from thousands of miles above us! Last June, a group of six small satellites were put into orbit to gather information on our atmosphere and weather. The Constellation Observing System for Meteorology, Ionosphere and Climate, or…

3 Jun 2020, 8:18 am

Drought Emerges Across the Pacific Northwest

[Latest US Drought monitor report from the National Drought Mitigation Center] [From NOAA written by Rebecca Lindsey]  Several months in a row of below-average precipitation have brought drought to the Pacific Northwest in spring 2020, with only the northwestern corner of Washington, around Seattle, free of any kind of drought or abnormal dryness as of the May 19 update…

3 Jun 2020, 2:00 am