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Tropical Atlantic is alive and kicking, helped by MJO

Written by on August 18, 2017 in Summer 2017, Tropical, United States of America with 0 Comments
Tropical Atlantic is alive and kicking, helped by MJO

The Atlantic is alive and kicking with the help of warmer-than-normal SSTA’s as a favorable MJO phase promoting a large area of rising air. Tropical Storm Harvey is slowly organizing as he crosses the Leeward Islands today and heads in the direction of Mexico’s Yucatan, Belize and Nicaragua early next week. We also have 92L […]

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44,000 hec/3 million trees of Poland’s forest is decimated by a severe thunderstorm

Written by on August 18, 2017 in Rest of Europe, Summer 2017 with 0 Comments
44,000 hec/3 million trees of Poland’s forest is decimated by a severe thunderstorm

Last weekend saw the intense heat come to a crashing end as energy running into hot and humid air brought explosive thunderstorms across Poland. Powerful downbursts or microbursts (downward then outward blast of wind) generated hurricane-force straight line winds which plowed over the forest flattening 8 million cublic metres of wood and 3 million trees […]

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Death Valley experienced the hottest month ever recorded on Earth

Written by on August 17, 2017 in Rest of World, Summer 2017, United States of America with 0 Comments
Death Valley experienced the hottest month ever recorded on Earth

Article from Capital Weather Gang By Angela Fritz August 7 This story has been updated to reflect Death Valley’s new world record. The average temperature in Death Valley last month was a stifling, suffocating 107.4 degrees. Since this story was originally published last week, we have determined it was the hottest month on record for the whole planet […]

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Remnants of Category 2 Hurricane Gert to pay a visit to Ireland and UK

Written by on August 17, 2017 in Rest of Europe, Summer 2017, United Kingdom & Ireland with 0 Comments
Remnants of  Category 2 Hurricane Gert to pay a visit to Ireland and UK

Low pressure NW of Scotland continues to bring breezy, showery conditions to northern and western UK today with driest, brightest and warmest in southern and eastern areas. In fact eastern Britain shall enjoy another reasonably warm mid August day with highs of around 24C in London, 22C in parts of eastern Grampian and perhaps along […]

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Is Summer Over? Midwest Cities Rack Up More than Two Weeks of Below-Average Temperatures

Written by on August 16, 2017 in Summer 2017, United States of America with 0 Comments
Is Summer Over? Midwest Cities Rack Up More than Two Weeks of Below-Average Temperatures

Article from wunderground.com Jonathan Belles Published: August 14, 2017 The midsection of the country has been in the midst of a summer break from heat in recent weeks, and if you’re a fan of summer heat, it isn’t looking good for a return to the dog days. At least not yet. If you’re from the central […]

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August severe weather brings flash flood to Arkansas, large hail to Nebraska

Written by on August 16, 2017 in Summer 2017, United States of America with 0 Comments
August severe weather brings flash flood to Arkansas, large hail to Nebraska

The above visible satellite images captures Monday evening’s intense storms over the Plains with their waves and overshooting tops at sunset. The clash between unusual cool encompassing a large portion of the country vs typical August heat and humidity coming up from the south is harnessing persistent stormy weather over the central and southern US. […]

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WED 16 AUG: VOGAN’S EURO OUTLOOK

Written by on August 16, 2017 in Summer 2017, Videos with 0 Comments
WED 16 AUG: VOGAN’S EURO OUTLOOK

US: It’s been a very cool 1st half to August, but is it likely to continue?

Written by on August 15, 2017 in Summer 2017, United States of America with 0 Comments
US: It’s been a very cool 1st half to August, but is it likely to continue?

There’s no question, it’s been a cool or very cool 1st half to August for the majority of the Lower 48 especially from Denver to New York as seen from the below temp anomaly map. Question is can we pull back summer before entering fall? CFSv2 weeklies indicate building warmth across the Northern Tier weeks […]

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TUE 15 AUG: VOGAN’S US OUTLOOK

Written by on August 15, 2017 in Summer 2017, Videos with 0 Comments
TUE 15 AUG: VOGAN’S US OUTLOOK

25C becomes UK’s warmest day in what’s been a very cool 1st half to August

Written by on August 15, 2017 in Rest of Europe, Summer 2017, United Kingdom & Ireland with 0 Comments
25C becomes UK’s warmest day in what’s been a very cool 1st half to August

It’s been a month dominated by low pressure and a jet stream positioned to the south of the UK. So, following rain bearing weather fronts, it’s been a largely sunshine and shower regime with winds primarily WNW. Yesterday’s 25C (77F) became the UK’s warmest of August so far. We saw a mixed bag of weather […]

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