Archive for July, 2010
Posted on26. Jul, 2010 by Adam.
On Friday, July 23rd 2010 the Chicago area was hit with multiple rounds of severe weather that brought heavy rain, damaging winds and widespread flooding. CA chaser Adam Lucio was in the thick of it and while filming lightning from the developing storms happened to catch a bolt taking the power out in his home [...]
Posted on19. Jul, 2010 by Jesse.
An entrenched zone of westerly flow will contribute towards promulgating a series of mid level shortwave disturbances across the Midwest early this week, with an active convective day likely Monday. Monday’s 00z suite of numerical model runs are fairly congruous in propelling a belt of H25 flow on the order of 100 kts across the [...]
Posted on15. Jul, 2010 by Jesse.
Saturday afternoon and evening could yield the next in a series of active severe weather episodes across the Upper Midwest. A stalwart H25 flow of 80 kts will persist over the Northern Plains, with an attendant H25 streak ~100 kts evident on the 00z NAM and GFS runs between 00z and 03z Sunday. This will [...]
Posted on03. Jul, 2010 by Jesse.
A rather abundant amount of remnant moisture, Hurrican Alex of yore, is centered over the Rio Grand valley in south central Texas, and it continues to progress steadily northward. The northern extent of this deep tropical moisture plume is currently advecting northward into the Missouri River Valley. As this moisture plume continues to advance northward, [...]