Blogging Invest 91L

By: Bluestorm5, 11:04 PM GMT on June 28, 2014


Over the past few days, a cold front traveled across Southern United States. Computer models at that time predicted the front to enter Carolinas and to slide off the area into Atlantic Ocean while producing a frontal boundary low, which it just did just that yesterday. Also what happened yesterday was a huge burst of thunderstorm convection along the coast of North Carolina. As result, th...

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Updated: 11:24 PM GMT on June 28, 2014

Blogging Amanda

By: Bluestorm5, 1:33 AM GMT on May 24, 2014

UPDATE 2 (10:35 PM EDT 5/24/14):

Well, that escalated quickly. Since the last update 24 hours ago, Amanda went from young 60 mph tropical storm to rapidly intensifying Category 3 major hurricane with National Hurricane Center estimated max wind speed of 115 mph. This is what you're going to get when water is around 29-30 degrees Celsius, little dry air, high heat potential energy, and very calm shear wind. Mother Nature doesn't really care tha...

Updated: 4:05 AM GMT on May 25, 2014

Blogging Invest 90E

By: Bluestorm5, 8:39 PM GMT on May 06, 2014

UPDATE 2 (12:09 PM EDT 5/7/14):

While Invest 90E still look good (Figure 4), the circulation is still very broad and there's almost no more time left to tighten up the rotation to get tropcial cyclone status. It doesn't help that wind shear will increase across the area just before landfall in Mexico not too long from now. I don't think this storm will make it to tropical depression status, but we'll see. NHC still got this storm at 50% chance...

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Updated: 4:18 PM GMT on May 12, 2014

2014 Atlantic Hurricane Season Forecast

By: Bluestorm5, 3:04 PM GMT on May 03, 2014


Hey, y'all! I hope the year of 2014 is off to a wonderful start for y'all. Well, we're now in the month of May which mean the traditional start of 2014 Atlantic hurricane season on June 1st is quickly approaching. The month of May is also the best time to release a yearly hurricane season forecast as well. I know some bloggers on Weather Underground like to release their forecast a little earlier on March or April, but I prefer to...

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Updated: 2:44 AM GMT on May 04, 2014

New Blog Theme: Weather in North Carolina And Beyond

By: Bluestorm5, 6:41 PM GMT on April 05, 2014


Hey, y'all! I hope y'all are having a great winter even though it was a cold one for most of us in Eastern USA. I've been incredibly busy this semester with schoolwork as well as commitment to few activities I do here at UNCA. However, North Carolina also received a lot of wintry weather thanks to numerous of cold air damming events. Since I'm very active on Twitter, there were many times that I tweeted about ...

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Updated: 6:43 PM GMT on April 05, 2014

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