Winter 2015/16

Denver & Front Range: From 70s One Day To 2ft Of Snow & Crippling Blizzard The Next!

Written by on March 25, 2016 in United States of America, Winter 2015/16 with 0 Comments
Denver & Front Range: From 70s One Day To 2ft Of Snow & Crippling Blizzard The Next!

Two days ago Denver received 13.1 inches of snow with a full fledged blizzard. That blizzard shut down DIA for the first time in 10 years while Colorado saw it’s largest power outage in history. Motorists were stranded in snow drifts on I-70. Check out some of these incredible images captured by William Scherer and […]

Continue Reading

Turbulent Easter Weekend For UK, Mid-20s For Spanish Costas, Turning Quieter Next Week

Turbulent Easter Weekend For UK, Mid-20s For Spanish Costas, Turning Quieter Next Week

This Easter weekend is by no means a washout but what I would say is plan your outdoor activities carefully. We’re back beneath the jet and the first significant system will slide in this evening setting the stage for a wet and windy Saturday for most with gales widely for a time as the main […]

Continue Reading

FREE: United States Easter Weekend 2016 Outlook (Includes Video)

Written by on March 24, 2016 in United States of America, Winter 2015/16 with 0 Comments
FREE: United States Easter Weekend 2016 Outlook (Includes Video)

There’s a lot of weather to speak of across the Lower 48 at this time. From a blizzard which shut down Denver International Airport to late spring 70s in Pennsylvania this afternoon to an ice storm just across the lake in Ontario. Thankfully the weather does turn somewhat less eventful as we head into the Easter weekend. In […]

Continue Reading

FREE: UK Easter Weekend 2016 Outlook (Includes Video)

Written by on March 24, 2016 in United Kingdom & Ireland, Winter 2015/16 with 0 Comments
FREE: UK Easter Weekend 2016 Outlook (Includes Video)

Gone is our high pressure dominated pattern which lasted the best part of two weeks. It seems typical that we’re back beneath the trough and frequent spells of wind, rain and at times hill snow just as we head into the Easter weekend. The vast low taking up most of the North Atlantic is clearly visible in this morning’s satellite and […]

Continue Reading

3 To 4 Snow Systems & Arctic Air Pressing South From Denver To Detroit Next 10 Days…

Written by on March 23, 2016 in United States of America, Winter 2015/16 with 0 Comments
3 To 4 Snow Systems & Arctic Air Pressing South From Denver To Detroit Next 10 Days…

We continue to see a very active Pacific pattern crossing the country and with colder air seeping into the Northern Tier, these systems have a very snowy side on their rear and severe side out ahead. Simply skipping through the next 240 hours off the GFS alone, there is clearly a focus between Denver and Madison, WI […]

Continue Reading

Monster Atlantic Low Connecting Greenland With Cuba Is Reshaping Europe’s Pattern

Monster Atlantic Low Connecting Greenland With Cuba Is Reshaping Europe’s Pattern

Our nice prolonged dry spell is drawing to a close as our beloved high continues to deflate. Fronts are creeping into Irish and UK airspace in weak form but this is laying the ground for more significant wind and rain producers starting tomorrow. As the high deflates in the west, so the trough and cold is weakening in […]

Continue Reading

United States April & Spring 2016 Outlook (Includes Video)

Written by on March 22, 2016 in United States of America, Winter 2015/16 with 0 Comments
United States April & Spring 2016 Outlook (Includes Video)

Winter 2015-16 undoubtedly was dominated by this years record tying El Nino with such warmth during December, this essentially shaped the rest of the cold season. The warmth dwarfed any real cold and even the historic Northeast snowstorm in January and historic cold outbreak in February for many, is long forgotten about. What’s been one of the most […]

Continue Reading

Europe April & Spring Outlook 2016 (Includes Video)

Europe April & Spring Outlook 2016 (Includes Video)

The warming trend of the stratosphere in recent weeks is casting a shadow over spring 2016 and by that I mean there’s unlikely to be a sudden summer with lingering cool well into April, possibly extending into May. A cold mid and upper atmosphere and warming surface may increase convective shower activity with heavy downpours of rain, hail and […]

Continue Reading

Spring? Not So Fast! Northeast Snow To Be Followed By Midwest Snow!

Written by on March 21, 2016 in United States of America, Winter 2015/16 with 0 Comments
Spring? Not So Fast! Northeast Snow To Be Followed By Midwest Snow!

Well the snow system which is whitening a region from Virginia to New England must have been the toughest to forecast this year. The difference and models and back and forth made it a nightmare. It may well be spring but the calendar often doesn’t reflect the weather pattern this time of year. Some beautiful images […]

Continue Reading

Saying Good By To The High Just In Time For Easter, -40C In Russia

Saying Good By To The High Just In Time For Easter, -40C In Russia

For the best part of 10 days, high pressure has been dominating the Northwest weather pattern, supplying us with a sustained dry period which has allowed substantial drying out of our saturated ground. It seems typical that our weather is changing just ahead of the Easter weekend. Quite the thermal contrast across the continent yesterday. […]

Continue Reading

Top