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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Hurricane Season begins Saturday

Good afternoon all, Hurricane Season begins June 1st, and I want to get to some of the seasonal forecasts that have been put out. Before that however I want to share a radar image from the Moore, OK tornado. It is quite typical for tornado to appear in the hook emerging from the southwest corner …

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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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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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