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  2. ineedsnow

    August 2019 Discussion

    Chance of storms every day until thursday.. some drought we're in
  3. Had some really heavy downpours roll through a couple hours ago.
  4. Today
  5. snowlover2

    August 20-21 Severe Weather

    The new day 3 disco is short but with strong wording calling for a MCS with possible destructive winds because of extreme instability and also saying upgrades being likely in later outlooks. https://www.spc.noaa.gov/products/outlook/day3otlk.html
  6. Dr. Dews

    August 2019 Discussion

    dry cfp
  7. Great Snow 1717

    August 2019 Discussion

    Another great call by The Oracle...……..
  8. jaxjagman

    ENSO 2018-2019

    The SOI finally made it into an more Nina pattern today for 30 days anyways,still has aways for 90 18 Aug 2019 1017.45 1014.60 7.46 0.07 -7.28 17 Aug 2019 1017.60 1014.75 7.46 -0.38 -7.47 16 Aug 2019 1014.80 1015.85 -16.21 -1.04 -7.56 15 Aug 2019 1014.60 1016.25 -19.85 -0.87 -7.26
  9. MDstorm

    Summer 2019 Drought thread

    Summer......so far.
  10. No rain at all here in the Bronx. Garden has dried out fast.
  11. Hitman

    Interior NW & NE Burbs 2019

    Really coming down. .61” in the last 20 minutes.
  12. AdamHLG

    August Banter 2019

    Its been a great night drinking at home with friends and about to go to bed but I had a great weather day today. So if you're just browsing this thread here's a random story. It's long winded because I'm a bit drunk. Went to a friend's house with my wife in Arnold MD near Annapolis and they took us out on their boat. I've been out on the Chesapeake maybe twice in my life and today was the second time. When I left Owings Mills at 11 am it felt like a typical summer day. But when we got to Arnold at noonish it just felt... Uncomfortably humid. Noticeable as in high CAPE humid. I looked at the sky and there was all sun and some cumulus out in the way distance. I commented before we left on the boat that it felt like.... Instability. Of course the three others said "what?" And I said nevermind. But I felt it in my bones. We head out at 2 pm. Now the last thing I want to do is be out in a boat with CG lightning. And I feel it in the atmosphere that it's gonna happen but it's an almost clear sky. 30 min later while near the Chesapeake Bay bridge on the boat I see a darkening haze to the north with wide open chesapeake bay visibility. I check my RadarScope app. It's a fairly isolated red and yellow shower... But pretty large surface area. Seems to be stationary. I keep an eye on it. Over next 10 min it's getting significantly darker to the north. And then I see a cloud finger emerging that gave me pause. I look again and now I see CG strikes on RadarScope and a ST Warning and Marine Warning to the north. Storm is still almost stationary on RadarScope and to my eyes. I zoom out on app and there is no other storm for 125 miles in any direction. But this storm is a lone wolf in an otherwise wide open chesapeake bay sunny sky. It's beautiful. Ok so I may not know how to Captain a boat, but I know how to be a storm spotter. This storm is growing. And Captain wants to go get gas but we don't "have to" get gas. We're heading into the now much darker sky and I see the cloud finger more pronounced and think to myself that if today were a tornado day I would know that. But severe storms can spawn rotation right? So 'is it' just a cloud finger..... Or something more? I pull up RadarScope again as my index of suspicion is growing by the minute and now on RadarScope there are lots of CG strikes and now there is purple in the cell. I look up and see a CG strike in the way distance.... The first one we see. A big one. But very far away. It was red. It was surreal. It was at that moment the storm started it's movement on RadarScope. And it was moving towards us and growing in size. Impressively rapidly. Yep. Time to go in. We do a 180 and take the 15 min ride to our friends dock. Upon arrival the sky is now deep grey and CG strikes getting closer and loud rumbling beautiful thunder. We button up boat. Head up to house with a deck in perfect view of the approaching storm. O yeah by now we are under a ST Warning and Marine Warning over our friends house. I am pacing out how long until it's truly too dangerous to stay outside and BAM a very bright flash and LOUD bang of thunder 2 or 3 seconds later. O yeah time to go inside now. 10 minutes later sheets of rain, and numerous CG strikes very close by. And then the hail starts. Pea sized hail and lots of it. I open RadarScope. It's purple over us. I zoom out. It is one tiny small storm right over us drifting south. What luck I had as a storm lover! For all those near misses to hit a jackpot. Today I was a 1 percenter. 30 min later it's sunny. All done. And that's it. But here is why it is cool. I felt that CAPE today. I knew something was up. And I was right. And to use my weather skills and skywatching skills to chart that storm and have it actually hit us head on was really lucky... For those of us that love storms. So I had to share that here cause nobody gets it but you guys. Thanks for listening. Sent from my Pixel 3 XL using Tapatalk
  13. Pouring here now and Thundering and Lightning had been going on for a while before these rains
  14. LithiaWx

    August 2019 Obs

    98 again today. It’s been blazing hot down here.
  15. cyclone77

    August 2019 General Discussion

    If you would have told me back in early June that we'd be in a moderate drought by mid August there's no way I would have believed it. Went from one extreme to the other. Only 1.57" total since July 1st.
  16. bowtie`

    Clouds - 2019

    Day 28 and still hanging on by a thread. Was almost a shut out but not quite. Good thing I did decide to go out to the pond just in case. It may have been brief but it was worth the effort. Probably the best color dynamics, and image of the night. Might as well as starting off with a bang... A little bit later there was a decidedly violet color to the light from over the horizon... And this last image is just for me. Completely incidental light and I exposed to make the sky/clouds right and had to let the billboard be way over-exposed. I do have my priorities...

    August 2019 Discussion

    I was working up at the Heath Fair tonight (2000') and we had a nice line roll through around 7:30pm. Not much in the way of cloud to ground but heavy rain and good gusts. It was really cool being up at that elevation and watching the rotation in the clouds right overhead. Fun stuff!
  18. I think the rain is going to miss me to the north. It hasn't rained here in 10 days (since August 7th).
  19. HoarfrostHubb

    August 2019 Discussion

    Around 0.5” here
  20. WxWatcher007

    2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season Tracking Thread

    I just love these. The one over the Gulf is better positioned right now being over water. Guidance was pretty good showing potential for multiple areas of spin. We’ll see what happens. Needs to be consistent to develop.
  21. losetoa6

    2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season Tracking Thread

    Yea..I noticed this as well. The vorticity off Carolina is definitely stronger so I haven't paid too much attention to this one . Also it seems to only get its act together once it's over land but you never know. Thanks for posting
  22. Anduril

    Central PA Spring/Summer 2019

    Im ok with this the up coming heatwave if we have lightning storms like the other day...if not...pass this shit back southplease
  23. Voyager

    Central PA Spring/Summer 2019

    Someone else will be back in the area by next weekend as well...
  24. Ginx snewx

    August 2019 Discussion

    Dry periods
  25. George BM

    2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season Tracking Thread

  26. ice1972

    August 2019 Discussion

    I mean it underperformed for sure....that’s all....could have been so much better
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