Hurricane Lowell appears to be strengthening rapidly in the Pacific

By: TomsRiverTommy, 4:45 PM GMT on August 21, 2014

While observing the Northern Hemisphere Water Vapor Loop, my attention was immediately drawn to what appeared to be a rapidly developing tropical system in the Eastern Pacific. In just four frames or two hour's time, what had been a disorganized Tropical Storm Lowell, has developed in both, symmetry and a better defined center There is an area of high pressure to the North, Northeast of " Lowell ", which should keep the seemingly strengthening now category 1 hurric...

Finally, a Triple Crown Winner in California Chrome?

By: TomsRiverTommy, 8:06 AM GMT on May 31, 2014

Well, it's that time of the year, The Belmont Stakes, held in Elmont, New York, hopes to produce a Triple Crown Winner, and the weather will play a big role in the Grade One Event. California Chrome, as we now all know, uses breathing strips to assist in his racing career. I would imagine with low humidity values and a lightning fast track, " Chrome " should be primed for making racing history, however, it's been many years since the sport of thoroughbred racing has...

Considerable damage outside Schenectady this past week

By: TomsRiverTommy, 7:27 AM GMT on May 31, 2014

Does anyone know if the extensive damage that occurred just outside of Schenectady, New York this past week was confirmed to be the results of a tornado or straight line winds?. I saw some of the footage of a Forrest that was completely decimated, the trees were all snapped in half as far as the eye could see as the camera panned out across the area and I understand that quite a few homes were heavily damaged and some were destroyed. Now, that to me, sounds like the...

Love Weatherunderground's Services But....

By: TomsRiverTommy, 3:18 PM GMT on May 02, 2014

Good morning,
I am composing my first blog and I feel it should be one of acknowledging the great services offered by Weatherunderground and also to offer to do my best as a ground observer here in Dongan Hills on Staten Island. I've offered the same to both, the Philadelphia/Mount Holly and New York City/Upton National Weather Service Offices, especially, when it comes to measuring snow accumulations and reporting severe thunderstorm reports. I understand the ...

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