Some storm systems can develop rapidly, sometimes over the span of hours or a day. When this happens, the system can be very intense and cause a wide variety of impacts. Storms that intensify very quickly are called "bomb cyclones", "meteorological bombs", or "bombs".Topics: WeatherOps | Snow |
The year has started out very cold for the central and eastern US with many spots in the teens and single digits. As the first week of 2018 comes to an end, a winter storm is beginning to batter the East Coast. Snow, ice, and mixed wintry precipitation will be causing travel problems and colder than normal temperatures will lead to additional issues.Topics: WeatherOps | RadarScope | Snow | Frontier |
As 2017 comes to an end, let's look back at some of the significant weather events we blogged or socialized about this year. From blizzards to wildfires to hurricanes, it was a busy year. Take a look back with us.Topics: Tornado | Snow | Hurricane | Thunderstorm | Wildfire | Flood |
There was an unusual site in the south overnight and it is continuing this morning. Snow began to fall in San Antonio last night and is still falling in areas further south today. Some areas saw multiple inches of snow leading to the shut down of schools, businesses, and roads.Topics: RadarScope | Snow |
If you've wanted some snow, head up to the Dakotas today. Actually, if you don't already live up there then you probably should stay put. Between the snow and high winds, travel may be nearly impossible.Topics: WeatherOps | RadarScope | Snow |
With the pattern turning cold enough at the end of October to produce widespread frosts and freezes, it is an excellent time to look at when the average first freeze occurs across the country. Once frost begins to show up, the first snowfall will soon follow.
One day the sky is clear blue and another day clouds are there to create a beautiful sunset. Clouds can also have a negative connotation when associated with a thunderstorm or hurricane. However, take a look at them from space and you may have a new appreciation for even those clouds you might consider scary.Topics: Snow | Hurricane | Thunderstorm |