Author: Shea Gibson

Charleston Race Week 2021 Final Day: Why The Sudden Elevated Winds at the Start?

By WeatherFlow meteorologist Shea Gibson 4/18/21 Held annually in Charleston, this year’s Charleston Race Week 2021 weekend proved a bit difficult to pin down for winds due to unsettled weather lingering to the south along a stalled front.  Saturday, April 10 showed a few UPs and DOWNs before meeting full forecast values in the mid-late…

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Cloud Streeting

By WeatherFlow meteorologist Shea Gibson on 11/22/2020. This is what cool Canadian northerly air diving down over warmer Atlantic waters looks like. It is called “horizonal convective rolling” or “cloud streeting” where cool, condensed air sinks over a more buoyant, warm and moist environment that is capped at the surface. The thermal lifting process then…

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