Category: Weather Blog

by Meteorologist, Kerry Anderson Springtime for Southern California is of course marked by flowers and blossoms like most locations but it also spells a return of the prevailing NorthWesterlies.  Mike Godsey detailed the formation of these winds a few weeks …

Strong NNorthWesterlies Aimed at Southern California Read More »

by Meteorologist, Kerry Anderson When I was in college there was a running joke with the other departments with regard to when to schedule their annual picnic.  It was said that if you wanted to have the best chance to …

Leave the Meteorologist Home? Read More »

 by Meteorologist, Kerry Anderson Winds are steadily climbing across Southern California with high winds sweeping in from the north. And these speeds look to go even higher which is not the way things usually work with our winds.  Usually, at this time …

Cold air and strong winds for Southern California Read More »

by Meteorologist Kerry Anderson We all know what a river looks like; a flow of liquid water encased by a bank of soil. Well there is another type of river that you need to know about this weekend if you live …

A River Runs Through Us Read More »

By Meteorologist Kerry Anderson My forecast shift at Weatherflow ended on a Tuesday.  Just 72 hours ago I made sure to check the Mexican Tropics to see if there was any possibility of a storm that might develop that could …

Hell Hath No Fury Like Our Ocean’s Warmth Read More »

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By WeatherFlow meteorologist Shea Gibson On Saturday, September 12, 2015, a friend of ours at iKitesurf named David Saunders had a kiteboarding accident on Kentucky Lake and was willing to share the story with us for educational purposes – very admirable I …

Kentucky Lake Incident 9/12/15 Read More »

by Meteorologist Kerry Anderson This morning one of our spotters on Catalina Island took the following series of photographs of the marine layer and reported that from his position at Two Harbors that it appeared that the marine layer was …

Is Your Name Eddy? Read More »

By Meteorologist Kerry Anderson Happy 4th of July everyone.  I am sure most of you spent the evening celebrating by watching a fireworks display.  This is what I saw this evening near my home here in Southern California.  After about …

Oh Say Can You See Read More »

by meteorologist Nick Luchetti   In the summertime you’ll almost always see the forecasters at WeatherFlow mention in their forecasts the possibility for afternoon sea breeze development.  At first glance, the sea breeze appears to be a simple phenomenon, but …

Synoptic flow regime and the sea breeze Read More »

by WeatherFlow Meteorologist Kerry Anderson We’ve all been watching for the last 72 hours as parts of Upstate New York are being buried under mounds of snow.  Nearly 36 inches have fallen in the past 72 hours.  While this has …

We are Sensing Lake Effect Snow Read More »