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What's the Weather Where You are?

8 Mar 2012
25 June-Fallston, Maryland   I will no longer be posting until further notice.   I'm trying to get my son moved to Pittsburgh this week,...
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April 2014 obs and discussion

30 Mar 2014
Our first sustained mild stretch since a long time ago, in question how far north?  Probably not without challenges and/or a cooler day in spo...
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April Banter Thread

31 Mar 2014
I'm watching House Hunters International with a glass of pinot.  Go.
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Elevated Mixed Layers in Severe Weather

22 Apr 2014 10:31 AM | ThompNickSon in General Analyses & Forecasts

EML's, which are packets of desert air that originate in the intermountain west, are often invoked to explain severe weather as far away from the Rockies as New England. For several months I have been puzzling how such dry (heavy, dense) air could main...

The Big One of Winter 13/14

10 Feb 2014 02:06 PM | Wow in Winter Analysis

Prepare for the Major Winter Storm coming to affect areas up and down the East Coast. Log in and keep up to date with the latest trends and forecasts from our registered meteorologists and large community base. http://www.americanwx.com/bb

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Atlanta Snowjam 2014

28 Jan 2014 11:36 PM | DeltaPilot in Miscellaneous

The storm seems to have taken ATL by surprise. Things tonight along Atlanta interstates and secondary roads have progressed into a widespread state of emergency due to very dangerous driving conditions coming as folks began leaving work and school arou...

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The AO Falls

16 Jan 2014 08:42 AM | donsutherland1 in Winter Analysis

If one takes a look at the overnight 1/16 0z and 6z operational GFS runs, one finds both are very cold in the days 7-15 timeframe. Both also feature a strong EPO-. Both also contain a number of analog dates near moderate or larger snowstorms for some p...

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A Winter Forecast based on the OPI index

7 Nov 2013 04:28 PM | Riccardo in Winter Analysis

In this paper, although we are still in autumn, is proposed the seasonal winter 2013/2014 forecast, based on the new numeric model obtained from the recent research about the correspondence between october and winter (DJF – December, January and Februa...

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