I just left our on-floor forecast discussion with our top meteorologists and I can tell you that the Superstorm of 2005 is beginning. As predicted Saturday, the moisture from Wilma is combining with the storm system in the East. You can see the moisture areas combining already at left. We should see flooding rains again on the Northeast coast (sorry guys!), along with high winds gusting to 70 mph. Further inland, up to a foot of snow could fall through the spine of the Appalachians. Latest Info
The damage from the Moore, Okla., tornado of May 20, 2013, is incredible. These radar loops show the immensity of the tragic storm.
When I saw that Google had created a 30-year satellite time-lapse of Earth, I knew where the most impressive weather-related animations would be.
Whatever you call them -- "Ice Needling," "Ice Surges," or "Ice Shoves," or "Ice Heaves" -- a phenomenon that I first blogged about in 2009 is back -- with a vengeance!
17 years ago on this date, while I was taking my freshman exams at UNCA, a "cut-off" low was rumored to dump 57" of snow at nearby Mount Pisgah... but is that reading reliable?
Tornado reports and warnings are down for 2013 so far, and the last 12 months, but what about severe-thunderstorm-warned areas and lightning strikes?
The last two weeks have featured no less than four storm days, one with four storms, here in Central Pennsylvania and I've taken some neat pictures.