Category: Weather Blog

Kite Surfer Rescue

by Weatherflow Meteorologist, Kerry Challoner Anderson Last night I was out walking near sunset, checking out the marine layer development north of Santa Cruz, California when I noticed a Kite Surfer struggling to make it back to shore. The winds

Severe weather in the Northeast

Thunderstorm season in the Northeast US is off to an eye opening start after yesterday’s severe weather outbreak. A strong squall or line of thunderstorms passed through MA down to NJ in the late afternoon and evening bringing damaging winds

Waves arriving from Down Under

by Weatherflow, Meteorologist Kerry Challoner Anderson A cold outbreak for Eastern Australia has not only meant that I am preparing this from under the warmth of some extra blankets but also has brought record wave heights, epic winds for Wind

Picking the Right Model

Yesterday’s forecast was a tough one so I made sure to check back this evening to verify.  We know we may not always be exactly right and so the process of verifying helps us to learn and improve and also

A close look at Southern California isobars

Take a look a the close-up animation I made of the WRF Southern California Isobars. 1. It appears to be far higher than 3km res. 2. Note the exceptionally tight isobars are all over the mountains at all times of the

Eclipse Weather

by Meteorologist, Kerry Challoner Anderson After listening to my daughter’s description of her total eclipse experience I regret not making the effort to get myself in position to be in the path of totality.  Instead my experience included trying to

June Tropical Activity Stirring in the Atlantic Basin

By WeatherFlow meteorologist Shea Gibson The start of the Atlantic Basin hurricane season is June 1st and goes through November 30th each year. Typically, we might see a few small homegrown or near coastal systems develop along tail end of cold

Strong cold front blasts Rockies. Now heads to the Plains with Severe Weather.

by Meteorologist Kerry Challoner Anderson In our forecasts we frequently discuss the temperature variations across the forecast area and how these contrasting mini air masses will create the winds most of our customers are looking for.  Yesterday the Rocky Mountains

Converging Winds push Leo into the 20s.

by Meteorologist, Kerry Anderson The first day of forecasting in the Spring season feels like a bear coming out of hibernation. It is time to dust off the forecasting tools and see what patterns Mother Nature throws at you for

Beware the Witch of November!

by WeatherFlow meteorologist Shea Gibson Get ready Great Lakes for a possible “November Witch” to broom into the area by Thursday/Friday with a cauldron of warm air, cold air and violent gales! The name comes from intensifying Low pressures with

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