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Warm cap inversion in the Peach State. Is this why their peaches are so sweet?

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By WeatherFlow meteorologist Shea Gibson. A friend of mine, Mike Maguire, sent me some fascinating pictures of what was believed to be a frontal boundary. He is a pilot and was up at FL380  – or Flight Level 38,000ft at

Posted in Coastal Georgia

What happens in Florida, stays in Florida.

By WeatherFlow meteorologist Shea Gibson. Besides being a great place to visit with more miles of beach than any other state in the US  (663 miles to be exact), the title above actually eludes to a stagnant weather pattern that develops

Posted in Coastal Georgia, Coastal South Carolina

Undulatus Apseratus clouding raises eyebrows in the SE Region.

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by Weatherflow meteorologist Shea Gibson On March 30, 2015, Mother Nature put on quite a show in the lowlands of SC and GA as a relatively new classification of cloud types called Undulatus Apseratus (Latin for “agitated waves”) rippled through the sky

Posted in Coastal Georgia, Coastal South Carolina

Subtropical Ridging effects in the SE Region.

by WeatherFlow meteorologist Shea Gibson From April 11 – April 14, High pressure entered from the Gulf, expanded across FL/GA and out into the Atlantic north of Bermuda, where it slightly built around the center and then became flattened by

Posted in Coastal Georgia, Coastal South Carolina, SouthEastern North Carolina

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Posted in Baja Guide, Cape Cod, Chesapeake Bay, Coastal Georgia, Coastal South Carolina, Columbia River Gorge, Connecticut, Delmarva, Long Island/SE New York, Long Island/SE NY, Los Angeles, Massachusetts North Coast, New Jersey, Ontario- Simcoe, Ontario: Lake Erie, Ontario: Lake Ontario, Outer Banks of North Carolina, Rhode Island, San Diego, San Francisco, SouthEastern North Carolina, Tidewater Virginia, Weather Blog

Fluky Conditions in VA

Just caught a good example in the VA area of conditions that reflect two of my staple bullet points in synoptic setups such as the one we are seeing today.  (*Heads up for fluky conditions / shifty directions as each

Posted in Cape Cod, Chesapeake Bay, Coastal Georgia, Coastal South Carolina, Columbia River Gorge, Connecticut, Delmarva, Long Island/SE New York, Long Island/SE NY, Massachusetts North Coast, New Jersey, Ontario- Simcoe, Ontario: Lake Erie, Ontario: Lake Ontario, Outer Banks of North Carolina, Rhode Island, SouthEastern North Carolina, Tidewater Virginia, Weather Blog

Gust Front / Outflow Boundary

This snapshot of wind observations combined with a radar image of storms moving through NJ from W to E is a good example of a gust front / outflow boundary increasing our wind speeds out ahead of approaching storms.  A

Posted in Cape Cod, Chesapeake Bay, Coastal Georgia, Coastal South Carolina, Connecticut, Delmarva, Long Island/SE New York, Long Island/SE NY, Massachusetts North Coast, New Jersey, Ontario- Simcoe, Ontario: Lake Erie, Ontario: Lake Ontario, Outer Banks of North Carolina, Rhode Island, Tidewater Virginia, Weather Blog Tagged with: , ,

Blocking High Pressure by Dave Breckenridge

The recent synoptic setup lately provides us with a good example of a blocking high entrenched out in the Atlantic.  A blocking high is simply an area of high pressure that is relatively stationary for an extended period of time.

Posted in Cape Cod, Chesapeake Bay, Coastal Georgia, Coastal South Carolina, Connecticut, Delmarva, Long Island/SE New York, Long Island/SE NY, Massachusetts North Coast, New Jersey, Ontario- Simcoe, Ontario: Lake Erie, Ontario: Lake Ontario, Outer Banks of North Carolina, Rhode Island, SouthEastern North Carolina, Tidewater Virginia Tagged with: ,

WeatherFlow Blog- Meteorologist Saved Days

This is where our Meteorologists will post topics for their discussion and to share concepts that we observe and help better understand the complexities of predicting winds in the areas that we focus on.   Not all posts will have

Posted in Baja Guide, Cape Cod, Chesapeake Bay, Coastal Georgia, Coastal South Carolina, Columbia River Gorge, Connecticut, Delmarva, Long Island/SE New York, Los Angeles, Massachusetts North Coast, New Jersey, Ontario: Lake Erie, Ontario: Lake Ontario, Outer Banks of North Carolina, Rhode Island, San Diego, San Francisco, SouthEastern North Carolina, Tidewater Virginia