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Premium Discussion Overview for November 14, 2010

An active week is on the way with the threat for a heavy rain storm for Wednesday as we step down into the winter pattern.  Today in the discussion I examine the impacts on the Northern Mid Atlantic for this storm including implications for the 500 MB pattern going forward. Read More→

An active week ahead

Enjoy the clear skies, light winds, and comfortable temperatures now, because this period of relatively tranquil conditions will be coming to an end.

High pressure will continue to move east and give way to a weakening yet important cold front over the Ohio Valley.  This cold front will move through Read More→

A pleasant weekend continues

High pressure over Ontario and Quebec, Canada will continue to ridge into the New York City and Philadelphia metropolitan areas with clear skies, light winds, and temperatures in the 50’s and lower 60’s for highs.

High pressure will remain in control through Monday afternoon with similar conditions through the period Read More→

Dominant high pressure in control through the weekend

High pressure will once again produce tranquil conditions throughout the Northern Mid Atlantic today on through this weekend.

The New York City and Philadelphia metropolitan areas can expect clear skies, light winds, and rebounding high temperatures into the 50’s and even lower 60’s while lows will crash into the 20’s Read More→

High pressure in full control

High pressure is now in complete control with a weak pressure gradient leading to light and variable winds.  As a result, while temperatures are still averaging slightly below normal, the overall feel outside is much warmer due to the lack of a wind chill.

High pressure will remain in control Read More→

Temperatures start slow moderate towards normal

High pressure centered over Quebec will continue to build south into the New York City and Philadelphia metropolitan area over the next 24 hours.  As the pressure gradient between the departing ocean storm and the high pressure system continues to weaken, winds will decrease from the north around 5 to Read More→

Snow and sleet surprisingly show up in Long Island and Connecticut

Many residents in Connecticut and Long Island were surprised by snow and sleet in addition to moderate to heavy rain this morning as a powerful coastal storm intensified.

The snow and sleet developed due to pockets of cold air sinking from 500 MB towards the surface this morning, illustrating the Read More→

Significant coastal storm expected to impact Northern Mid Atlantic

The combination of the remnants of Hurricane Tomas and a strong Polar disturbance developing over the Mid Atlantic will lead to a powerful ocean storm developing over the Northern Mid Atlantic coastal waters over the next several days.

This strong disturbance is currently organizing between the East coast and Bermuda Read More→

Premium Discussion Overview for November 4, 2010

A strong coastal storm is developing off the Mid Atlantic coast, producing widespread moderate to heavy rain. This is the 4th coastal storm of this type so far this Fall.  An indication of the up coming winter?  I don’t think you can ignore the continued trends thus far, we are Read More→

Nor’ Easter pounds the Northern Mid Atlantic once again

Another week and another Nor’ Easter.  This is becoming an interesting trend in the late fall!

The phasing of two strong disturbances over the Tennessee Valley by later this morning will lead to the intensification of a coastal low developing off the North Carolina coast.  Moderate to heavy rain will Read More→