Category Archives: Miscellaneous

California (Alamo Fire)

The state of California had sufficient moisture over the winter where the Sierra Nevada Mountains tabulated record amounts of snowfall. However, as we have transitioned into the summer months of 2017, fires have been initiated in the southern and southwestern parts … Continue reading

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Tropical Storm Beatriz

Yesterday evening, Thursday, 1 June 2017, Tropical Storm Beatriz made landfall in southern Mexico state of Oaxaca. The tropical storm brought heavy rains, flooding and mudslides to the area, resulting in 2 deaths as of Friday, 2 June 2017. Once … Continue reading

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Tropical Cyclone Donna

Have you ever been to the Solomon Islands or the Republic of Vanuatu? They are both remote islands located in the southwestern Pacific Ocean, relatively close in proximity to Australia and Papau New Guinea. There is a tropical cyclone that is a-brewing … Continue reading

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NCC, GOES-16 and the Pacific Northwest

Another round of storms are headed for the Pacific Northwest, bringing high winds and precipitation. Updates on the storms can be seen via the following link. An observer on the ground can see the current storm via satellite, utilizing polar-orbiting … Continue reading

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