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2021 Atlantic, Caribbean & Gulf Of Mexico Hurricane Season Forecast (Issued March 10)

Summary: I am forecasting above average tropical storm and hurricane season due to a combination of La Nina conditions becoming neutral ENSO conditions, the forecast of an active Western African Monsoon, the forecast of above average ocean water temperatures and the possibility of lower than average wind shear conditions. Unlike last year, I think the more »

Official Start Of The Atlantic Hurricane Season May Be Moved To May 15

As we all know, the official start of the Atlantic Hurricane Season doesn’t happen until June 1. This may change very soon though. A committee at the National Hurricane Center is trying to decide whether the start date of the Atlantic Hurricane Season should be moved to May 15. The reason for this is due more »

MUCH Quieter Weather Is Expected For The Next Week Across Much Of The United States

After one of the most active winter weather patterns that I’ve seen in many, many, many years, this next week or so looks MUCH quieter and a lot milder across a large part of the United States with no significant storms expected. The next chance for anything significant may be around the first of March more »

Yet Another Winter Storm Will Impact Areas From The Southern Plains To The Mississippi & Ohio Valleys Late Tuesday Through Wednesday

Another significant winter storm is expected to impact many of the same areas that are now just starting to clean up from last night’s significant winter storm. This next winter storm is only about 24 hours away from beginning, but before then, tonight is going to be brutally cold across a large part of the more »

Arctic Air & A Very Significant Winter Storm Will Impact The Central & Southern U.S. From Sunday Through Monday

The look of today’s National Weather Service Watch & Warning map is about as crazy as I’ve seen it in a long time. Winter Storm Watches extend as far south as Brownsville, Texas with winter storm watches also now in effect along the entire Texas coast as well as along the southwestern and central Louisiana more »

A Southern Snow & Ice Storm Looks Likely From Sunday Through Monday

It is looking increasingly more likely that a large part of the southern United States will be impacted by a significant winter storm that brings both snow and ice beginning on Sunday and continuing through Monday. If that wasn’t enough, a second storm system could bring even more snow and ice problems to parts of more »

An Ice Storm Will Impact The Mid-Mississippi Valley & The Ohio/Tennessee Valleys From Today (Wednesday) Through Thursday & Friday

A significant winter storm is likely to produce significant ice accumulations from parts of the middle Mississippi Valley to the Ohio and Tennessee Valleys starting today (Wednesday) and continuing through Thursday and Friday. The areas that are likely to see significant ice accumulations of one half (0.50”) of an inch or more of accumulation extends more »

An Active Couple Of Weeks For Weather Is Expected Across The Southern & Eastern United States

It looks like winter is going to really entrench itself across much of the Eastern and Southern United States over the next couple of weeks or so. Winter precipitation in the form of freezing rain, sleet and maybe even snow may impact parts of the Deep South next weekend with freezing temperatures expected as far more »

Some Severe Weather Is Expected From This Evening To Sunday Morning Across Central & North Florida

An area of strong to severe thunderstorms is expected north of I-4 in the Florida Peninsula beginning around 5-6 pm today and continuing through tonight. A severe weather threat may persist across central Florida during Sunday morning. A stationary front is currently located just to the north of I-4. This front will lift northward as more »

An Arctic Blast Is Expected To Affect Much Of The Central, Southern & Eastern United States This Weekend Into Next Week

Winter is far from being over across much of the United States as all of the data points towards an Arctic air mass invading much of the central, southern and eastern United States beginning this weekend and lasting into next week. An Arctic cold front is expected to sweep south and southeastward across the central more »