The Tehuano Wind and a rare May appearance

Good afternoon all, Sad news continues to stream out of the Midwest as severe storms destroy homes and claim lives. My heart goes out to all of those affected, including those in Moore, OK.  We'll take some closer looks at severe storms and tornadoes as the spring and summer progress, but today I wanted to bring attention …

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Wildcard Weather is back!

Hello everyone,Wildcard Weather is up and running again! Welcome back and thank you to readers who have been here before. For any new readers, I will give a short explanation of my intentions with this blog. I am a meteorology graduate student, about to graduate, and one thing I love about meteorology is sharing it …

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The coming storm: Isaac takes aim at Hispanola, Cuba, Florida

Good evening all, Sorry for the gap in posts, I'll try to solve that in the next few days. If you've been following the Twitter feed (@wildcardweather) today it was mostly Isaac-related retweets. It's late August and the tropics are really getting active. Statistically, late August into September is the most active time for tropical …

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El Nino and seasonal forecasting

Good evening everyone, Two articles caught my eye today. This one, from accuweather.com 's Meghan Evans, discusses their current seasonal forecast this winter. Due to an expected weak to moderate El Nino condition the mid-Atlantic and parts of New England will see above-average snowfall while the upper Mississippi Valley and high plains will see less …

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