Goni and Atsani

Original post Final update: AP report on August 25, 2015. Update, Friday, August 21, 2015, 1:05 p.m. Pacific: Goni has gotten close enough to the Philippines to kill at least four people and cause the evacuation of thousands, per news… Read More ›

Nor’easter’s coming

Update, January 27, 3:52 p.m.: They called this one pretty well, per the unofficial snowfall and wind results posted as of this writing. Top snowfall: 35 inches. Top wind speeds: 78 mph (gust), 59 mph (sustained).   I heard about… Read More ›


At 11 a.m., the NHC upgraded the remnants of Tropical Depression 9 to a tropical storm, saying: The main hazard associated with Hanna will be very heavy rainfall. Hanna could produce 10 to 12 inches (250 to 300 mm) of… Read More ›

Tropical Depression Nine

Update, October 23, 2:12 p.m.: Well, the remnants of TD9 are over the Yucatan Peninsula. In its current five-day discussion, the NHC says there is a slight chance it may regenerate. This amateur doesn’t see it happening on the GFS,… Read More ›


Update, October 24, 3:44 p.m. Pacific: NASA just published a couple of interesting satellite views of Bermuda before Gonzalo…   …and after Gonzalo:       Update, October 21, 2014, 11:26 a.m. Pacific: Ex-Gonzalo has hit parts of the UK… Read More ›


Update, Monday, October 13, 10:30 a.m.: Per the NHC, Tropical Storm Fay, having had its six-hour rule as a hurricane, is starting to lose its tropical characteristics. The five-day forecast cone shows the post-tropical system or depression heading pretty much… Read More ›