Did you know? The Nor’Easter Name

Good evening everyone, Now I grew up in Boston, and something you have to deal with in Boston (especially this winter) is nor'easters. Nor'easters are strong winter storms that intensify off the American northeast or mid-Atlantic coastline and deliver strong winds, coastal flooding, and plenty of rain or snow. They are a winter phenomenon, but …

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Adventures in Cloud Seeding

Hi everybody,   Call it a lack of interesting weather news, an overcrowded schedule, or maybe just writer's block, but blogging has been at a crawl lately. In order to spark some life back into this page I've decided to return to my favorite topic: cloud seeding. Cloud seeding has a long history, not all …

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The Cut-off Low and the Colorado Floods: In Pictures

Good evening everyone, I was watching Monday Night Football tonight in Colorado and I couldn't help but think about the terrible flooding that state has experienced. Lives have been lost, more people are missing, and roads, homes, and businesses have been left in ruin. The numbers are staggering: 17 to 18 inches of rain in …

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TS FLOSSIE takes aim at Hawaii: Why is it so invulnerable to hurricanes?

Surfs up! Flossie is about to begin lashing Hawaii's big island with strong winds, heavy rain, and some big waves. Tropical storm warnings are in effect for all but the northernmost islands, which are still under watches. It seems the tropical storm season is beginning to wake up, and its chose an unusual place to …

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Is “Sharknado” the best weather movie ever? and Tornadoes in Hurricanes

When a freak hurricane swamps Los Angeles, thousands of sharks terrorize the waterlogged populace. And when the high-speed winds form tornadoes in the desert, nature’s deadliest killer rules water, land, and air. Hello everyone, Sounds like Oscar gold doesn't it? Well, like it or not, the world is abuzz over Syfy's newest hit Sharknado. Yes, …

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Tropical Storm Andrea and steering

Good afternoon everyone, Before I begin talking about one of my favorite subjects in all of meteorology, let's check on Andrea. Andrea is still a tropical storm (somehow, it's gone over a lot of land). It's over North Carolina and is moving northeast. It's created a few tornadoes and some flash flooding, but overall it's …

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