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Archive for Rainfall Amounts

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→

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→

Coastal storm begins to take shape as disturbances phase

As two strong disturbances, one from the Polar jet stream and the other from the Sub Tropical jet stream, begin to interact over the Tennessee Valley; a new coastal low is starting to take shape.

Note the bright colors off the North Carolina and Virginia coast.  This is a signal Read More→

High pressure will give way to coastal storm by tomorrow

High pressure will move over the New York City and Philadelphia metropolitan areas through this afternoon with clear skies and light and variable winds.  However, a strong disturbance will move towards the Tennessee Valley by tonight, leading to a strong coastal storm by tomorrow morning.

Another cool day can be Read More→

Major storm expected to impact Northern Mid Atlantic

A very strong disturbance over the Ohio Valley will move towards the Mid Atlantic coast this afternoon.  This disturbance will spawn a coastal low over Delaware that will track over the New Jersey coastal waters and into New England tonight.

The type of storm track that this low pressure system Read More→

Major Nor’ Easter on the way for Thursday night

A major Nor’ Easter is expected to impact much of the Philadelphia and New York City metropolitan areas tomorrow afternoon through Friday afternoon.

High pressure will continue to produce tranquil conditions through tomorrow morning with light winds and temperatures falling into the 40’s and 50’s once again.  Meanwhile, a strong Read More→

High pressure provide brief break in active weather pattern

High pressure will move over the Northern Mid Atlantic today with a brief break in the active weather pattern that has developed this week.  Most locations can expected scattered clouds, light and variable winds, and temperatures averaging near to slightly below normal with highs in the 60’s.

However, the tranquil Read More→

A rainy start to the week

A strong upper low diving towards Virginia this morning has spawned a coastal low off the North Carolina coast this morning.  This low pressure system will meander off the Mid Atlantic coast through this week, producing waves of rain today through Thursday morning.

The upper low to the west will Read More→

Rain is on the way once again

A developing upper low over Lake Erie this morning will drop south towards Virginia over the next 24 hours and cut off from the Polar jet stream.  This upper low will enhance an area of low pressure off the North Carolina coast, which will mean the return of rain once Read More→

Premium Discussion Overview for September 30, 2010

Clearly the main story today is the heavy rain event setting up throughout the Northern Mid Atlantic.  Rainfall amounts will range from 1 inch over extreme eastern Long Island to over 5 inches over parts of eastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey.  The following discussions cover this dangerous storm: