The GFS is going all out on the hype train at the end of the weather period, showing snow at some "little latitudes" like the Deep South. Several storms come through during Days 10-15; here's what it looks like on November 3rd:
Even eastern Virginia gets light snow (with moderate white stuff in the Appalachians) on November 7th, when high temperatures are in the 30s west of the major East Coast cities. At that time, this is the GFS estimate on snow cover between Day 7 and Day 15:
Speaking of snow, the AccuWeather.com 2007-2008 Winter Forecast is now available on our Pro site; it will be available to all blog readers tomorrow morning. It does include an above/below normal snowfall map.
Last weekend, I presented the weather science side of UFOs at a paranormal conference in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. Since then, there have been several local UFO sightings of note.
A trend I've noticed this Summer on Social Media is a large increase in "lightning strike selfies." Here are a few examples.
I documented a couple of undular bores on my blog before, but today, it's personal.
The Simpsons Marathon has started on FXX. Today, I look at the number of episodes featuring weather, share some weather-related quotes, and other tidbits:
History was made by Hurricane Iselle this week and I have some of the most impressive images and maps from the storm.
We're monitoring a total of six storms in the Atlantic and Pacific, and some of them are record-breakers.