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October Changes - Wednesday, September 30, 2015

A large portion of the nation has experienced a very warm September, especially in the Rockies and the northern plains and the far west. However, change is in the air with colder temperatures due to arrive by late this week and into the weekend acro (full story)

Big Rain in the Desert Southwest and Portions of the Midwest this Week - Monday, September 21, 2015

There will be some significant rain hitting the Desert Southwest this week as a plume of subtropical moisture will be moving in from Mexico and into the southwestern states early this week.   Heavy rainfall can be expected through Tuesday acr (full story)

Subtle Changes Coming - Monday, September 14, 2015

The first half of September was quite warm for most of the nation as summer has been extended into many areas of the nation from the Rockies to the Atlantic coast. The warmth has been welcomed in some parts of the nation as the heat has helped pushe (full story)

Tropical Activity Heating Up - Tuesday, September 08, 2015

Although the lower 48 states have not had much tropical storm and hurricane activity this year, we are expecting that September could be a busy month as both the Pacific and the Atlantic are showing signs of increased activity. While tropical sto (full story)

Warm Waters Across the Globe - Monday, August 31, 2015

As we have stated many times in other postings, the oceans have a tremendous impact on the weather across the globe. Pockets of warm and cold water can alter the jet stream pattern, alter precipitation patterns, etc.   Even the most subtle (full story)

Summer Winding Down - Monday, August 24, 2015

The last full week of August is upon us and the days are getting shorter and the nights are longer. Fall is just around the corner. As we look ahead into the month of September we are not expecting any big changes. Overall the weather is looking fav (full story)

El Nino Update - Thursday, August 20, 2015

El Nino is getting into the news more and more over the past several weeks and for good reason.  Water temperatures in the subtropical Pacific continue to advertise the development of a strong El Nino.   Unfortunately, as is the case (full story)

Western Drought Update - Monday, August 10, 2015

With the downhill side of summer on the way we thought it would be good time to take a look at the current drought situation in the west.   The graphic below shows precipitation so far for the month of August.  As you can see in the ima (full story)

Ice - Monday, August 03, 2015

Although there is a lot of summer left and the last thing we are thinking about is cold and ice, it is good in mid-summer to take a look in the far north (Arctic) and the far south (Antarctica) and see what is happening at the high latitudes.   (full story)

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