Category: Southeastern North Carolina

Using Medium Range Computer Models for Guidance

By WeatherFlow meteorologist Shea Gibson Check out the GFS (American model) short to medium range forecast for the North Atlantic Ocean out to 384 hours (16 days). Notice the “H” bouncing around out there. This is the Bermuda-Azores High that waxes and wanes back and forth almost all summer long (and much the year). This…

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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 fronts…or warm, moist easterly trade winds helping spawn a few tropical waves into the western…

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West Coast Wind Blog: Far afield for a quick look at…

Super Cyclone Debbie by Mike Godsey, Pretty windy in much of the S. F. Bay Area today. But Kerry, one of the Weatherflow Bay Area meteorologist, has family near Airlee Beach Australia and it is really windy in that area today as super cyclone Debbie kept the nearest sensor above 100 knots. Here is some imagery from…

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Watching the Tropics in March Already.

By WeatherFlow meteorlogist Shea Gibson. There is a bit of a pre-season area of disturbance to be watching for in the tropical Atlantic basin… We are watching this area for Sunday through Tuesday in the western Atlantic as models are coming into more and more agreement for possible tropical activity. The area in question has…

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Early Cannonball Run for Coastal SC in 2017

By WeatherFlow meteorologist Shea Gibson on February 22, 2017. Here we are again with the annual Cannonball Jellyfish update – in February! This year has been quite the anomaly with warmer air temps than normal all the way into late February (4th warmest January on record). Basically, Spring has started to show early this year…

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2016 Fall Marine Layering Starts

By WeatherFlow meteorologist Shea Gibson It’s that time of the year for “marine layering” again as water temps have cooled to the low 70’s.  I’ve been recording when marine layering starts for the last 3 years in order to further document the initiating time periods. In the 2013, it started on Friday, November 1st. In 2014, it…

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Hurricane Matthew update 10-3-16 9:40PM

By WeatherFlow meteorologist Shea Gibson   Stay safe! Shea Gibson SE  Region/East Coast/Tropics Outreach & New Weather Station Projects Twitter: @WeatherFlowCHAS Facebook: Shea Gibson – WeatherFlow, Chucktown Wind Report

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Major Hurricane Matthew 8AM Update 10/3/16

By WeatherFlow meteorologist Shea Gibson 10/3/16 8AM Update on Hurricane #Matthew: Still a Category 4 major hurricane with winds at 130mph, pressure 943mb’s, heading N at 6mph towards western #Haiti and eventually up through eastern #Cuba. Looks like #Jamaica may get spared the stronger core winds. Hurricane Warnings are up for all of these areas. Beyond…

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