Ph.D. Student - Earth System Science (UC Irvine), B.Sc. - Atmospheric Sciences (Cornell University)
By: Zachary Labe , 1:14 PM GMT on August 07, 2010
Quiet weather in store for the next few days as weak dominate troughing and high pressure remain in control maintaining seasonable to slightly below normal temperatures and lower humidity values. A few backdoor cold fronts will approach northern Pennsylvania early next week, but most areas will remain dry.
"Current Surface Map and Weekly History of Jet Stream Position"
"Soil Moisture Anomalies and 5-day Precipitation Amounts from Hydro Prediction Center"
"Severe Weather Outlooks from Storm Prediction Center Days 1, 2, and 3"
"12hr Estimated Precipitation"
"Forecast Max Temperatures"
"Forecast Min Temperature"
"Forecast Weather at 2pm"
"Current Storm Reports"
"Fire Outlooks from Storm Prediction Center Days 1, 2, and 3"
(All maps courtesy of NOAA and Penn State Meteo.)
"Forecast Model Links"
-NAM model 12z...Link
-GFS model 12z...Link
-NMM model 12z...Link
-SREF model 9z...Link
"Severe Weather Links"
-Atmospheric Soundings Skewt T charts...Link
-SPC Mesoscale Analysis Pages...Link
-Public Spotter Reports for State College NWS...Link
-Severe Weather Model Forecast indices...Link
-Severe Weather Parameter Definitions...Link
-Automated Pennsylvania Rainfall Recording Stations...Link
-Flash Flooding Guidance...Link
-HPC Forecasts for Excessive Rainfall...Link
-Hydrology Predictions for Lakes, Rivers, and Streams...Link
I will be away from August 7 - August 11 visiting Cornell University and SUNY Oswego. This is an observation blog where there are automatically updating maps. Feel free to leave comments below and daily observations are welcomed. Back to regular blogging a few days after I return. Have a wonderful week!!!
"Here north of Harrisburg 2010 statistics"
(Severe Weather Stats...)
Severe Thunderstorm Watches- 10
Severe Thunderstorm Warnings- 9
Tornado Watches- 1
Tornado Warnings- 1
Total Thunderstorms- 16
Flood Watches- 3
Flood Warnings- 2
Monthly Precipitation- 2.67inches
Yearly Precipitation- 24.97inches
Heat Advisories- 5
Excessive Heat Watches- 1
Excessive Heat Warnings- 1
90degree days- 31
Highest Temperature 101F (x2)
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