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Big California Rain and Snow - Monday, January 23, 2017

The strong El Nino of 2015/2016 was supposed to be the big savior in helping to alleviate the California drought as well as very dry conditions in the Southwest. The 2015/2016 El Nino, while not a dud, certainly did not meet expectations as the (full story)


A Winter of Ups and Downs - Monday, January 9, 2017

Since November the weather pattern has been one of extremes. There have been major fluctuations between very warm and very cold as well as periods of wet and dry. Whether it was the very warm weather we experienced at times in November or the seve (full story)


A Very Cold Start to 2017 - Tuesday, January 3, 2017

A coast to coast wave of cold is likely going to ring in the New Year as the jet stream is going to be pushing far south into the USA over the next one to two weeks. Very cold temperatures, very cold wind chills and snow will move into the northern (full story)


Good Start to the Water Season Out West - Tuesday, January 3, 2017

As most know, California has been in a severe drought and drought conditions persist over most of central and southern California. However, since the start of the water year (October), rainfall and snowfall in California has been coming in bunches. (full story)


The Last Days of 2016 - Monday, December 19, 2016

Arctic air descended into much of the northern, central and eastern areas of the nation over the past week. Not only has the cold arrived but some good rains were reported in California and heavy snow was reported in the Sierras and across most (full story)


Prolonged Cold for Rockies and Plains - Monday, December 12, 2016

The polar vortex has been making the news recently and for good reason. The coldest air of the early winter season will be impacting a large portion of the USA this week and into next week. While severe cold hit the Rockies and Northern Plains last (full story)


Arctic to Unleash the Cold - Wednesday, December 7, 2016

The coming days and weeks will bring the coldest air of the season to most of the nation as several surges of very cold air will plunge southward into the lower 48 states. The first salvo of cold had its beginnings on the Alaskan North Slope where (full story)


Much Needed Rain for the Southeast - Monday, November 28, 2016

Since late spring, the southeastern USA has suffered through a severe drought. The most recent drought monitor shows areas of the drought across the USA. Two areas of severe drought are apparent. The California drought remains in place and (full story)


Coldest Air of the Season Right Around the Corner - Monday, November 21, 2016

The weather finally turned colder over many areas of the nation over the past week with cold and some snow breaking out across the Rockies, Northern Plains and Great Lakes and even some areas of the Northeast.  After a long streak of warmer and (full story)


Big Changes Coming to USA Weather - Wednesday, November 16, 2016

The very strong and persistent high pressure system that has provided unseasonably warm and dry for most of the nation so far this month is rapidly breaking down. As the high pressure weakens, the door to the Pacific and Canada will open. This open (full story)

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Tony Turri
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