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Quiet evening expect as high pressure drifts off shore

4:44 PM  08/02/10

High pressure is now right off the New Jersey coast, which has kept the majority of the showers and thunderstorms well to the northwest, west, and south of the Northern Mid Atlantic.  This high pressure system, which initially introduced a far more pleasant end to July than Read More→

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Excellent Father’s Day Weekend Weather Expected!

06/17/10  8:26 AM

High pressure is building into the Philadelphia and New York City metropolitan areas this morning and will establish excellent weather conditions for the northern Mid Atlantic through this weekend and into next week.  Sure, temperatures will be pushing into the 90’s, but this is June and that’s Read More→

Hot, humid, and stormy pattern setting up

06/15/10  4:23 PM

An old friend of summer time patterns is about to make a return and with it some rather uncomfortable conditions for much of the northern Mid Atlantic right down to the Gulf Coast.  Of course, this also means that those with businesses along the shore are going Read More→

Pesky upper low to cause unsettled weather this week

05/16/10  11:05 AM

Upper level disturbances can be a real pain in the next.  For example, this morning a very weak upper level disturbance was able to push just far enough north to bring a few widely scattered sprinkles and variable clouds to the region.  Those clouds are breaking up Read More→

Evening Thoughts- fine tuning my thoughts

9:58 PM

As expected, the models are waffling a bit and have trended north and then south.  The latest 00Z NAM appears to be trending south as well, but the let’s look at what if anything has changed in the set up leading up to this storm.

First and foremost, Read More→

Southern New Jersey has potential for more impressive snowfall

9:18 PM

Important develops are starting to come together that has the potential to produce a significantly higher snowfall total that I or anyone else originally thought.

The radar this evening is showing signs of pushing slightly further north than the guidance has been forecasting.  My focus is over the Read More→

Very cold day on tap for northern Mid Atlantic

7:50 AM

In case you haven’t realized from the gusty winds from last night, Arctic air has arrived for the New York City and Philadelphia metropolitan areas.  Temperatures this morning are in the single digits and teens over many interior locations and mid to upper 10’s along the coast with Read More→

Cold front passage brings Arctic air back

7:30 AM

A cold front with an Arctic air mass behind the passage of the front is moving through the region this morning with scattered snow showers for much of the region.  The cold front is currently located in western Pennsylvania and will move east through the day.  Winds initially Read More→

Uncertainty grows for weekend forecast

7:00 AM

I would love to be able to say I know exactly what is going to transpire over the next five days and I am extremely confident in the forecast I am going to issue.  The problem is that I can’t say that and likely won’t be able to Read More→