A Trip through southeastern New Mexico; Roswell, Cavern Weather, and Dust Devils

Welcome back! Living in Albuquerque, New Mexico has felt like living on a different planet. From the altitude to the blazing sun to the bone-dry air, Boston may as well be across the galaxy as it is across the continent. Forecasting here has been quite a challenge too; little microclimates form around the mountains that …

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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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El Nino and Atlantic Basin Hurricane Activity

Hello again, Tonight I wanted to delve a little deeper into something I mentioned in my last post. We were discussing seasonal hurricane forecasts and how the forecasted El Nino conditions factor in. Short explanation of El Nino: The above images show the different ENSO conditions. In El Nino, the surface water in the eastern …

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