It's that time of year, folks! The GFS has its 1st snow storm in the Northeast! Of course, this will probably not happen, but it points to the the idea from J.B. that I said yesterday in my blog, of the end of October being colder than normal:
Joe turned us on to an even-shorter term cold snap that he expects around either side of Halloween (by a week or two). Although the bulk of the cold will center in the middle of the nation, the cold and winter weather that we experienced in the Fall of 2002 here in State College, PA was mentioned, when we had to go trick-or-treating in the snow (it's impossible to predict precip that far out, but the cold air will be there).
I wouldn't be surprised to see some flurries somewhere in the Northeast that week.
CHAT ABOUT THIS STORM with other weather enthusiasts!
Could it be like 2002 again here in State College, PA? Only time will tell...
PHOTO ON HALLOWEEN DAY 2002
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.