Archive for December, 2010
Posted on31. Dec, 2010 by Jesse.
A severe weather event is unfolding across parts of the Upper Midwest, with the deep South at risk later today. Parts of Missouri and Illinois have been stealing the show this morning; let’s have a look at what’s happening. The entire region is in the warm sector ahead of a strong surface cyclone that is [...]
Posted on29. Dec, 2010 by Jesse.
This is a more in-depth analysis of the widespread synoptic state of Friday’s forthcoming storm system, a subject that recently appeared in a case study that Adam completed earlier today comparing the following FCST discussion to previous low CAPE, high shear SVR weather events across the Mid-Mississippi Valley region. Please check that out here. A [...]
Posted on29. Dec, 2010 by Adam.
Adam shares an amusing comparative analysis of the upcoming new years storm to two recent off season severe weather events in the Illinois area. You may check it out in the forecasts tab above or by simply clicking here! http://convectiveaddiction.com/forecasts-2/new-years-eve-2010-a-midwestern-severe-event-in-the-making/
Posted on25. Dec, 2010 by Jesse.
One can only hope that this brief forecast finds everyone enjoying a very safe and merry Christmas. Now that the current winter weather event is winding down for parts of the Midwest, all eyes are starting to focus on late next week, as the long-range models are advertising another potentially major weather maker for the [...]
Posted on23. Dec, 2010 by Jesse.
At this juncture it appears that there is both good news and bad news to share with many. There have been significant changes in the overall synoptic pattern since the original winter weather “admonition” forecast was written on Sunday concerning potential holiday travel headaches this coming weekend. In essence, the models have changed quite drastically [...]
Posted on19. Dec, 2010 by Jesse.
For those planning travel and other Christmastide activities later this week and into the forthcoming weekend, it would be wise to be vigilant if you live anywhere from the Corn Belt/Dairy Belt into the mid-Atlantic region. A potent weather maker is being advertised on some of the longer range forecast models for late this week [...]
Posted on10. Dec, 2010 by Adam.
All week you have been hearing about it. The complex winter storm is beginning to take shape and getting ready to unleash its wrath upon the nation. Those who have been following the latest forecast may have noticed a significant change in the last 36 hours. Suddenly you are either under the gun for a [...]
Posted on08. Dec, 2010 by Jesse.
While a significant winter storm is becoming increasingly likely for parts of the CONUS this weekend, a capacious amount of dubiety exists regarding the exact strength, track and ultimately the snowfall amounts associated with this system. Nonetheless, a significant, disruptive and hazardous winter weather event appears poised to unfold across parts of the Middle Mississippi [...]
Posted on02. Dec, 2010 by Ryan.
While it is not officially the true start of the winter season according to astronomy, one look outside confirms it: Meteorological winter is upon us. After a October and November that were marked with temperatures well above normal – and near record breaking in certain cases – December has taken us back to reality. A [...]
Posted on01. Dec, 2010 by Skip.
Convective Addiction chaser Skip Talbot shares with us some observations from the June 17, 2010 southern Minnesota tornadoes and supercells:
While chasing its easy to miss stuff as your fixated on one thing. I’m always amazed at how I pull new stuff out of my video each time I watch it, including things I never knew were there at the time. It helps a lot labeling things and trying to visualize the processes when reviewing pictures and video, and others might get something out of this or have their own observations or critiques.