Severe Weather Outlook for Friday, April 15th, 2016.

By: Thrawst, 6:42 PM GMT on April 14, 2016

A large, longwave trough with a significant shortwave is expected to dig deep into the Southwestern United States and eventually cut off into an upper level low in the forthcoming days. With that type of system there, conditions favor the development of severe thunderstorms and supercells/tornadoes over the central great plains. Today I will provide my analysis of the setup.


Upper level low over the southern gulf states will ver...

Erika approaching the Antilles; Bahamas/SE Florida next

By: Thrawst, 4:06 PM GMT on August 26, 2015

Good morning.
I have not done a blog in years, but this is mainly because I have not had any significant system that could threaten southeast Florida and/or The Bahamas. Now that Erika seems like a formidable storm just east of the Antilles islands, headed in my direction, it seems necessary to give my thoughts.

Current Info
As of the 11am EDT Advisory from the National Hurricane Center, Tropical Storm Erika is located a couple hundred miles eas...

Updated: 4:09 PM GMT on August 26, 2015

Atlanta's disaster of a week: My opinion

By: Thrawst, 2:55 AM GMT on January 31, 2014

So, Atlanta became a disaster zone this week due to a relatively unusual snowstorm. Between 2-4 inches of snow fell in the Atlanta metro area on Tuesday, but basing off my adolescent mind, I can remember at least 5-6 snowstorm events (on Georgia's level of blizzard) that were more intense than the one that hit this past work week. They were all handled

What baffles me was that most schools and all of the workforce in the Atlanta area was running as any n...

April 7th 2013 - Severe Weather Analysis - Central Plains

By: Thrawst, 5:55 PM GMT on April 07, 2013

Good afternoon! Welcome to the severe weather analysis of April 7th, 2013 in the Central Plains. This analysis will cover all aspects that will serve to focus severe weather in that particular area. Aspects that will favor, and inhibit initiation of thunderstorms will be covered.


Today's severe weather setup looks like a setup that can be seen many times in the late spring and early summer up in the high plains of the Unite...

My Track/Intensity Forecast for 94L

By: Thrawst, 3:12 AM GMT on August 21, 2012

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