Be Prepared for Possible Widespread Damaging Winds between 3PM and 11PM

The video footage above (YouTube) was filmed in Ohio during the infamous June 29, 2012 derecho that impacted the Washington Region during the evening hours. Several Mesoscale Convective Systems (MCS) … Continue reading Be Prepared for Possible Widespread Damaging Winds between 3PM and 11PM

“Ring of Fire”: Afternoon Strong to Severe Thunderstorms Possible through Sunday; Relief In Sight Next Week!

The upper level ridge of high pressure which is responsible for the ongoing heat wave across much of the nation produces sinking air from the upper levels of our atmosphere … Continue reading “Ring of Fire”: Afternoon Strong to Severe Thunderstorms Possible through Sunday; Relief In Sight Next Week!

March Roars in like a Lion: Widespread Severe Thunderstorms Today; Snow Showers & Squalls Friday

Main threats with today’s storms (opinions are mine): – High Winds (80% chance of widespread damaging winds with initial squall line) – Hail (60% chance of individual super cells containing … Continue reading March Roars in like a Lion: Widespread Severe Thunderstorms Today; Snow Showers & Squalls Friday

Peak Wind Gusts & Amazing Radar Time Lapse

Peak Wind Gusts across the Washington D.C. Metropolitan Area For a very informative report on the science behind a “derecho”, click here Still frame radar images of the derecho racing … Continue reading Peak Wind Gusts & Amazing Radar Time Lapse