Monthly Archives: March 2018

Colorado Fog

Fog engulfed northeastern Colorado this morning. Thick fog persisted over several hours, along the northern, I-25 corridor and eastern Colorado plains. Real-time surface observations below, can point out the foggy areas, indicated by the horizontal, parallel, pink lines. Surface observations … Continue reading

Posted in Fog | Comments Off on Colorado Fog

Faka-Union Fire (Southwest Florida)

The Faka-Union Fire, located in southwest Florida has burned over 9,000 acres with only 50% containment. The fire is located near the Picayune Strand State Forest. The fire started out as a ‘prescribed burn’ last weekend, but due to erratic … Continue reading

Posted in Miscellaneous | Comments Off on Faka-Union Fire (Southwest Florida)

Synthetic imagery from the NSSL WRF-ARW for 7 March 2018 event

A nor’easter occurred on 7 March 2018 which resulted in heavy snow, strong winds and rain across portions of the Northeast U.S.  In this blog entry we’ll examine the performance of the NSSL WRF-ARW via synthetic water vapor imagery in … Continue reading

Posted in Cyclogenesis, GOES R, Winter Weather | Comments Off on Synthetic imagery from the NSSL WRF-ARW for 7 March 2018 event

Tropical Cyclone Dumazile

A tropical cyclone has been present in the Indian Ocean, the past few days. Yesterday, on 4 March 2018, tropical cyclone Dumazile skirted along the coasts of Madagascar and La Reunion bringing high winds, heavy rain and storm surge along … Continue reading

Posted in Tropical Cyclones | Comments Off on Tropical Cyclone Dumazile