Invest 96L Progresses Towards the Leewards; An Unclear Threat Down The Road

By: Hurricane1216, 3:41 AM GMT on August 22, 2014

Invest 96L continues to show signs of organization as it trudges towards the Leeward Islands this evening. According to the last entry into the ATCR (0000z), the disturbance did contain tropical storm-force winds of 35 kts and possessed a pressure of 1009 mb. The motion of the storm given the past two fixes of 96L yields a WNW (305 degree) motion at around 23 mph (38 km/h), which correlates with what recon was fixing earlier today. As of the latest Tropical Weather ...

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TDC: Tuesday Stands for Cumulus? (May 28, 2013)

By: Hurricane1216, 8:43 PM GMT on May 28, 2013

The Daily Crunch details today's weather events in the Greater Austin area, as defined by the counties of Bastrop, Caldwell, Hays, Travis, and Williamson.

Today, as we near the beginning of June, we are met with warmer weather once again after a period of wet and stormy skies. Satellite imagery this afternoon show scattered cumulus clouds all over the Greater Austin metropolitan. As we've been having this whole week due to the influences of the Azores Hig...

TDC: The Rains Begin to Taper Finally! (May 26, 2013)

By: Hurricane1216, 1:56 PM GMT on May 26, 2013

The Daily Crunch details today's weather events in the Greater Austin area, as defined by the counties of Bastrop, Caldwell, Hays, Travis, and Williamson.


Figure 1: Friday's (and 7 hours of yesterday) gargantuan rainfall; an event which coalesced to form one of Greater Austin's more wetter days.

Since I won't be here for much of the day today (gone to Houston!) here's a quick synopsis of what I'm expecting for the Greater Austin metro.

TDC: Record Flooding Event Continues Across Central Texas (May 25, 2013)

By: Hurricane1216, 4:08 PM GMT on May 25, 2013

The Daily Crunch details today's weather events in the Greater Austin area, as defined by the counties of Bastrop, Caldwell, Hays, Travis, and Williamson.


Figure 1: Warnings and watches across the Austin-San Antonio Weather Forecast Office area this morning.

The severe and record flooding event that began yesterday continues into today and possibly into tonight and into Sunday. The rain can be attributed to an abundance of tropical moisture...

TDC: Mexican Disturbance Causing Flash Flooding (May 24, 2013)

By: Hurricane1216, 9:50 PM GMT on May 24, 2013

The Daily Crunch details today's weather events in the Greater Austin area, as defined by the counties of Bastrop, Caldwell, Hays, Travis, and Williamson.

Today, May 24, 2013, has been a very wet Friday! An upper-level disturbance over northern Mexico has caused a huge wall of moisture to enter areas of Central and West Texas, causing extreme and torrential rainfall. The slow moving rain has caused radar-estimated rainfall amounts of up to 2.5" inches in ...

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