Hurricane Edouard

By: Forecaster25, 8:34 PM GMT on September 16, 2014

Edouard is the first major (cat 3) Atlantic hurricane of the 2014 season. I woke up this morning to stunning satellite images of the storm. You can clearly see the stadium effect in the eye and the mature low level inflow and high level outflow bands. :D

This is the visible loop:

And the infrared rainbow from GOES-Floater:

Edouard is considered a "fish" hurricane because it will not affect land at all.

Hurricane Cristobal and Invest 98L

By: Forecaster25, 4:08 PM GMT on August 28, 2014

There are some interesting systems in the Atlantic tropics that I'm going to make note of.

Hurricane Cristobal is just the 3rd named system in the Atlantic this year, and it's nearly September! Cristobal has been a thankfully low-impact storm. She just barely became a Category 1 hurricane and was quickly blown out to sea by a frontal system from the US. The most impact was some rain in the Bahamas. Right now she is due east of the Outer Banks moving nort...

Updated: 9:46 PM GMT on August 28, 2014

Hello World

By: Forecaster25, 2:46 PM GMT on August 27, 2014

Hey everybody!

I'm going to try to get this blog thing going. I'm going to post pictures that I've taken of all the amazing storms that I get here in Northern Virginia (NOVA), as well as my experimental/learning forecasts for weather all across the country. I'm still learning a whole bunch, so this'll be really fun. Your support is greatly appreciated!

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I'm a young(17yo), amateur meteorologist with a passion for severe weather. I do all kinds of forecasts and event analysis, as well as storm chasing.

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