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Summer Outlook Full of Mixed Signals

As spring turns into summer there are mixed signals as to what summer 2017 may bring to the U.S. with respect to temperature and precipitation.  Summer for this post is defined as the months of June, July, and August (meteorological summer). El Nino-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) during the spring season has been categorized as neutral, but … Continue reading Summer Outlook Full of Mixed Signals

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Winter, Spring, and Summer – All at the Same Time

The current weather pattern across the country is one that is fairly typical of Spring. However, the results of that pattern are wintry weather in the Rockies and summer-like weather in the East. In the battlezone between the two there is plenty of severe weather, which is fairly typical of Spring. An upper-level low pressure … Continue reading Winter, Spring, and Summer – All at the Same Time

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Heavy Rain Heading for the Northeast

It’s been a very wet spring across much of the Northeast, and it’s going to get a lot wetter over the next few days. After experiencing drought conditions for much of the past year, a much wetter pattern has settled in across the Northeast this Spring. Much of the region has received 6-12 inches of … Continue reading Heavy Rain Heading for the Northeast

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Severe Weather in the South Today, Bigger Outbreak Friday?

Severe weather is likely across portions of the Gulf Coast and Mississippi Valley today, but another, perhaps more widespread, outbreak is possible at the end of the week.   A strong cold front is moving into the Mississippi Valley and Texas this afternoon, and it is helping to trigger strong to severe thunderstorms across portions … Continue reading Severe Weather in the South Today, Bigger Outbreak Friday?

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From Record Highs to Blizzard Conditions

Much of the nation’s midsection has been enjoying temperatures more typical of April than February for the past week, with a few hundred record high temperatures broken. That is about to change, as Mother Nature will remind the region that is still February. One more warm day is expected today, with highs well into the … Continue reading From Record Highs to Blizzard Conditions

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