Beryl Significantly Weaker as We Expected

Above: Visible satellite image of Beryl from 9 am EDT Saturday, July 7, 2018. Beryl’s circulation center was exposed to view, with just one clump of heavy thunderstorms on the southeast side of the center–the classic appearance of a storm undergoing wind shear. Tiny Hurricane Beryl suffered a significant disruption to its core on Saturday morning, […]

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Meteorologists United on Climate Change

Above: West Palm Beach broadcast meteorologist Jeff Berardelli (CBS12) with the warming-stripes graphic being used in Thursday’s Meteorologists United on Climate Change campaign. Image credit: Courtesy Jeff Berardelli. Close to 100 broadcast meteorologists will don blue and red stripes for their on-air segments Thursday as part of an international effort to raise awareness of the reality […]

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Tropical Weather Update 10 AM 5/23/2018

The National Hurricane Center currently has a 60 percent chance that the low will become a subtropical or tropical cyclone over the central or eastern Gulf over the next 5 days. In general, for the Mississippi and Alabama Gulf Coast, we can expect scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms to continue, especially during the afternoon […]

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Special Tropical Weather Outlook 05/21/2018

Special Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 830 AM EDT Mon May 21, 2018, For the North Atlantic…The Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: Widespread cloudiness and showers extending from the northwestern Caribbean Sea across Cuba and the Florida peninsula are associated with the interaction of a large upper-level low with […]

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Rare Tropical Storm in Gulf of Aden May Affect Yemen, Somalia, Djibouti

Above: Infrared satellite image of Tropical Cyclone 1A (center) and related thunderstorm activity (lower right). Image credit: RAMMB-CIRA/CSU. Tropical Cyclone 1A, which developed late Wednesday between Yemen and Somalia, could become one of the first tropical storms on record to cross the entire Gulf of Aden—perhaps affecting even the tiny nation of Djibouti, where tropical cyclones are […]

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La Niña is Gone; Severe Weather in Late-Spring Mode

Above: Near-neutral conditions across the tropical Pacific were evident in this depiction of seasonally adjusted sea-surface heights for April 24, 2018, as measured by a radar-based altimeter aboard NASA’s Jason-3 satellite. During El Niño, the warmer upper-ocean conditions across the eastern equatorial Pacific lead to higher sea-surface heights and a characteristic large belt of bright red. […]

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