A several hour loop of Hurricane Irene spinning from North Carolina to off the Virginia coast heading into sunset on August 27, 2011.
Featured speakers (in order of appearance) included Bill Read, the director of the National Hurricane Center; Brian LaSorsa of NWS Baltimore/Washington; Brad Panovich of WCNC-TV; Mike Smith of WeatherData; and a conference regular, winter weather expert Paul Kocin.
The 80-degree low is not very common at all, unless you’ve been around D.C. lately at least. While it may still be a bit of an anomaly, it’s becoming less so year by year it seems.
A breakdown of thunderstorm days at Washington, D.C. during the current climate normal period of 1981-2010.
We ended up in Texarkana (on the Texas side) last night after almost 24 hours — and over 1,200 miles — of driving. Now we’re back on the road headed toward Kansas, where we will be meeting with Mike Smith of WeatherData tomorrow.
Rather than get into the details about the next few days [...]
A panorama image of asperatus clouds over central Tennessee on May 1, 2011.
The final countdown is on to the departure for two weeks of storm chasing. The plan is to leave Maryland around the crack of dawn on Sunday and head west (or South?).
Significant tornadoes are somewhat rare in the D.C. area, but not unheard of. Here’s a look at upper level conditions that have led to a handful over the years.
At least 141 tornado reports (as of 1:45 a.m. April 28), on top of 61 on the 26th. Many communities, including parts of large cities such as Tuscaloosa and Birmingham have been devastated. View a satellite loop of the explosive thunderstorms during the evening.
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