Weather Blogs

Featured Articles

Upgraded HWRF and GFDL Hurricane Models Excelled During Hurricane Arthur

Dr. Jeff Masters, July 11, 2014

Director of Meteorology, Weather Underground

There have been major upgrades this year to the two operational National Weather Service (NWS) regional hurricane prediction systems, the GFDL and HWRF models. Both models did well for track and intensity forecasts for Hurricane Arthur, and the average intensity errors wer comparable to the other two top NWS intensity prediction models (LGEM and DSHIPS.)

Comments (446)

Sea-Level Variability: A Primer

Dr. Ricky Rood, July 9, 2014

Professor, University of Michigan

Final question: How does climate change affect sea level? The usual suspects are listed as changing the temperature of the ocean and adding water to the oceans from melting ice. These are important and act globally. Climate change and climate variability are also realized in changes to ocean currents. Since these currents are often close to the coasts, there are potential large, rapid and localized changes to sea level. The changes in surface currents in the ocean are related to changes in the stress of winds on the surfaces; hence, there are changes related to atmosphere pressure patterns. There is local variability due to storms and storm surges. And as the ice melts, the land might rise, might fall, also an effect due to climate change. These sources of variability will be important to planning in the next decades, but on the time of a century or longer, adding water to the ocean from melting ice will dominate; there’s really nothing working against it.

Comments (101)

Meteorology Blogs

Problems finding your station on the wundermap or station list?

Kari Strenfel, July 9, 2014

Meteorologist, Weather Underground

Improvements to the PWS database! Please leave any comments and concerns on this blog so we can continue to improve the experience for our PWS owners.

Comments (3)

Warmest Days of the Year for the U.S.

Christopher C. Burt, July 9, 2014

Weather Historian, Weather Underground

NOAA recently produced an interesting map showing when the hottest day of the year is likely to occur in the contiguous U.S. Complimenting this map is one produced by Brian Brettschneider of Borealis Scientific, LLC, which illustrates the date of summer’s midpoint (peak of summer average temperatures) which was reproduced in my blog posted last August. Brian has also produced maps of such for the Fall, Winter and Spring seasons. There is also some other great material from Brian herein.

Comments (4)

Weekly Weather Roundup: Hurricane Arthur

Wunder Video Blog, July 8, 2014

Videos from Weather Underground

Hurricane Arthur makes landfall, Super Typhoon Neoguri threatens Okinawa, and tornadoes hit the Midwest.

Comments (0)

It's all sunshine at Reel Weather Youth Fishing Clinic in Greene, NY!

Jim Root, July 7, 2014

Professional Bass Angler

Sunday was a beautiful day for fishing in Upstate NY, and over 30 families came out to participate in my youth fishing clinic. Some anglers were more experienced than others, but none of them lacked any enthusiasm. With my personal weather station on site, we began by first stressing the importance of keeping our parks and waters clean.

Comments (2)

Portlight Relief Trailer

Portlight, July 2, 2014

Disaster Relief Organization

This season, we hope to deploy a disaster shelter trailer, similar to the one below, which will help us assist shelter operators in making their facilities fully accessible to people with all types of disabilities. This will include ramping, railings, cots, dinner- and drinkware, and assistive technologies for those with vision, hearing, cognitive and developmental delays.

Comments (0)

Benign Summer Pattern Continues

Zachary Labe, June 27, 2014

Northeast Weather Analyst

The stagnent weather pattern across the eastern United States suggests any anomalous warm spells will be short lived and that an average to below average temperature regime will remain.

Comments (34)

Community Member Blogs

Recently Updated
Category
My Favorite Blogs
Author Locations
Member Handle
Member Latest Entry Comments Images Last Activity
NewportOr Cool as a Cucumber 0 0 1 minute ago
JeffMasters Upgraded HWRF and GFDL Hurrican... 446 0 2 minutes ago
OrangeRoses I Don't Need to be Forgiven 181 0 23 minutes ago
RickyRood Sea-Level Variability: A Prime... 101 0 35 minutes ago
Ylee Independence Days! - Chapter #4... 78 0 42 minutes ago
whitewabit Will the Rain Continue in July ... 65 0 50 minutes ago
Skyepony Plant something Today 13 0 59 minutes ago
Randrewl Welcome to Buckhead Ridge! ... 346 0 1 hour ago
calpoppy The Hike 62 0 1 hour ago
StormTrackerScott Florida Weather Blog 1346 0 1 hour ago
YelloworangeRose The Weather for all Season ~ Oh... 50 0 1 hour ago
neatgadgets The continuing cold 0 0 1 hour ago
barbamz Special weather 62 0 1 hour ago
nrtiwlnvragn Trying to reason with the Hurri... 0 0 1 hour ago
joealaska THE PALOUSE 5 0 1 hour ago
weatherhistorian Warmest Days of the Year for th... 4 0 1 hour ago
Geary Sea of Cortez Weather for 07/12... 0 0 2 hours ago
HadesGodWyvern TC Rammasun 149 0 2 hours ago
GardenGrrl Green City Road Trip 43 0 2 hours ago
Pcroton Summer Continues, MidATL-NE 25 0 2 hours ago
sandiquiz A Nature Walk:) 25 0 2 hours ago
WeatherWise Trying To Make It Happen Again,... 10 0 3 hours ago
RobDaHood Julius Quintilis 50 0 3 hours ago
ozgalah Geddy! 166 2 3 hours ago
GRANDMANAN SATURDAY, JULY 12/14 0 0 4 hours ago
BriarCraft Daytripping to Olympia 25 0 4 hours ago
Tropicsweatherpr ENSO Updates 394 0 5 hours ago
latinamericansummary Weather Underground Latin Ameri... 0 0 7 hours ago
europeansummary Weather Underground European Fo... 0 0 7 hours ago
caribbeansummary Weather Underground Caribbean F... 0 0 7 hours ago
nationalsummary Weather Underground National Fo... 0 0 7 hours ago
hurricanes2018 watching invest 98E 20% 194 0 8 hours ago
williamebrantley Friday - July 11, 2014`s - Hist... 0 1 8 hours ago
juslivn Stormy Saturday severe potentia... 24 0 9 hours ago
DonnieBwkGA Hallucination! 2 0 10 hours ago
ycd0108 Here Goes Nothin': My Electroni... 32 1 10 hours ago
Barefootontherocks Oklahoma Skies: Moonwatchers an... 44 0 10 hours ago
novembergale July 2014 0 5 11 hours ago
BaltimoreBrian Troll free climate change blog 165 0 12 hours ago
PWSmet Problems finding your station o... 3 0 12 hours ago
rustymetalroof Sunset in the desert 2 1 13 hours ago
Bogon Looking Up 28 1 14 hours ago
toddluck Happy New Year 2014!!!! 564 0 15 hours ago
beell Weather - July 1 115 0 16 hours ago
NEwxguy drying out 16 0 17 hours ago
WatchinTheSky A visit to an Irish Fair 44 0 18 hours ago
plapman SUMMER FLOOD BULLETIN #17 0 0 20 hours ago
DataPilot Data on Data - Basic Backups 142 0 21 hours ago
nigel20 What makes the Caribbean vulner... 12 0 21 hours ago
palmettobug53 Summer Reading 64 0 21 hours ago
OtherBug Where Am I 16 0 23 hours ago
Proserpina Dance of the flowers, part 5 - ... 12 3 23 hours ago
BlacknWhite July 8th Power Outage 0 0 1 day ago
seflagamma 14 Paintings on Exhibition 24 16 1 day ago
IBYC U.S. Coast Guard inspection at ... 0 0 1 day ago
HaleStorm Wisconsin Weather Update for Ju... 0 0 1 day ago
Blizzard92 Benign Summer Pattern Continues... 34 0 1 day ago
JohnnyParker Hot/humid weekend ahead, Severe... 0 0 1 day ago
MaxWeather Eternal Dreams - the reward for... 12 0 1 day ago
vis0 ml-d diary 201407-11 0 0 1 day ago
Astrometeor AP Scores 11 0 1 day ago
Susie77 Three 0 0 1 day ago
AussieStorm 2013–2014 Australian tropical... 7 0 1 day ago
Orcasystems Another one. 358 0 1 day ago
MAweatherboy1 A Check of the Global Tropics 4 0 2 days ago
gym5309 agw questions 0 0 2 days ago
psualum95 Northern Alabama Weather Blog 642 0 2 days ago
Thoughtsteader Summer 101 15 0 2 days ago
sp34n119w Shall We Boost? 16 0 2 days ago
JimRoot It's all sunshine at Reel Weath... 2 0 2 days ago
TropicalAnalystwx13 Tropical Storm Fausto flounders... 4 0 2 days ago
DOLPHIN3N Mas pregustas 0 0 2 days ago
clearlakemike DON'T BUY REAL ESTATE IN HAWAII... 58 12 3 days ago
fishless Smiles for My WunderFriends 615 0 3 days ago
RenoSoHill 2014 'WU West Coast Photograph... 97 0 3 days ago
riahriah Weekly Weather Roundup: Hurrica... 0 0 3 days ago
JanesVacation Summertime 21 0 3 days ago
Page: 1 | 2 | 3

Need assistance? Visit our Blog Knowledge base.

More Featured Blogs

Meteorologist Shaun Tanner's Blog

Live Blog: Tracking Hurricane ...

Posted July 4, 2014

6 comments

Meteorologist Stu Ostro's Blog

Tropical Terminology

Posted July 6, 2014

4 comments

The Climate Lottery

Climate Lottery- Summer 2014 Co...

Posted June 14, 2014

27 comments

Community Blog

New +1 Rating System for Wunder...

Posted June 23, 2014

12 comments

Winter Weather Blog

2013-14 - An Interesting Winter...

Posted May 16, 2014

3 comments

Weather Underground Product Blog

Final Phase of Site Redesign

Posted April 14, 2014

185 comments

Atmospheric Scientist Angela Fritz's Blog

What the 5th IPCC Assessment Do...

Posted April 14, 2014

88 comments

Search The Blogs

Community Participation

636 comments and 13 entries posted by all members in the last 24 hours.

You have posted 0 entries in your own blog.

You have posted 0 comments in all blogs.