Isaac’s track and the subtropical ridge

Good afternoon everyone, I'll be on vacation over the next week and a half so this will be my last post for a bit. There's a lot to talk about with Isaac right now so lets get to it. Right now Isaac is a tropical storm south of Hispanola with 60 mph winds. It's currently …

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Ernesto makes landfall, set to make landfall again

Hello everyone, Story of the day is still Ernesto even though it has no bearing on weather in the United States. To be honest I'd like to move on from the subject and on to something new, so lets run through the major points on Ernesto. Ernesto made landfall on the Yucatan last night while …

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Today’s news: Ernesto, Curiosity’s first color photo, and severe weather by week’s end

Good evening everyone, Last night's post was kind of huge, so I'm just going to run through some of the major weather news right now. Once again, please e-mail with with any questions regarding any topic I cover here. Ernesto If you were following the twitter feed (@wildcardweather) today you saw that Ernesto grew to …

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Ernesto and tropical storm conditions

Before I start anything, I'd like to congratulate all involved in the Curiosity landing. This is a process that goes back years and involves thousands of people, many who will never be known publicly. It's such a huge achievement and I'm looking forward to the high-quality photos we should receive later in the week. Now …

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Tropical Storms Ernesto and Florence (and Curiosity’s set to land!)

Happy Sunday everyone, Sorry about the lack of posts the past few days. I'm going to have something prepared tomorrow on the conditions that are beneficial to hurricane formation and strengthening. In the meantime I want to run through some of the bigger stories in weather right now. The tropics are finally active! After a …

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