Archive for March, 2011
Posted on28. Mar, 2011 by Adam.
Well, in some of my recent posts I talked about the potential for a significant chase day if only the NAM would fall in line with the GFS. Yea…that did not quite pan out. Not that I can say I am surprised. That is one reason I try and not hype an event that early [...]
Posted on27. Mar, 2011 by Jesse.
I chased this day with Mike Brady and Jeremy Degenhart. We initially targeted the Grenada, MS area on Saturday morning, but decided to head further east into the Golden Triangle region of eastern Mississippi after later convective trends indicated that initiation of the first round of convection would commence late morning or early afternoon across [...]
Posted on25. Mar, 2011 by Adam.
Still keeping an eye on Mondays potential in Texas. It doesn’t take a genius to notice that the recent GFS and NAM solutions have some major differences. Given the difficulty the GFS and EURO have had handling this system this should not come as a surprise. Model differences are normal, but this is pretty dramatic. [...]
Posted on24. Mar, 2011 by Adam.
The active weather of recent days has put the spring fever into full swing for much of the nation, warm weather sunshine enthusiasts and storm chasers alike. Naturally we as weather enthusiasts want this trend to continue but unfortunately if appears as if Old Man Winter is going to remind us he he can still [...]
Posted on20. Mar, 2011 by Adam.
It is the first day of Spring and appropriately so there is a marginal risk for severe weather across parts of the Midwest. SPC has included much of northern IL as well as much of IA, parts of MO and KS in a slight risk for severe weather. Taking a look at surface obs we [...]
Posted on14. Mar, 2011 by Jesse.
The vernal equinox will usher in the first official day of spring next Sunday when the sun crosses the true celestial equator. The days are slowly getting longer and the northern hemisphere will soon be engulfed in more widespread, seasonal temperatures. The medium and long-range numerical models are hinting at a more favorable synoptic pattern [...]
Posted on02. Mar, 2011 by Adam.
In one of our last posts we talked about an active pattern heading into March. Well, here we are. February closed out with a severe weather episode stretching from the southern plains to near the eastern seaboard. While it may seem like the year is off to a quick start, when we take a look [...]