Heavy Thunderstorms MidATL/NEast

By: Pcroton, 2:12 PM GMT on August 31, 2014

Heavy Thunderstorms MidATL/NEast

August 31, 2014

Heavy Thunderstorms on the way today courtesy of a rich tropical moisture feed and a strong cold front.

Warm day on tap for the region and we will remain warm for the foreseeable future. Temperatures should cool towards the end of the week but will continue to remain at or above normal for this time of year.

As lon...

Features to Watch - MidATL/NEast

By: Pcroton, 11:53 AM GMT on August 22, 2014

August 22, 2014

Features to Watch

Quasi-Stationary Front

A summer favorite appears to have been the west to east stationary frontal systems that move into a region, stall while disturbances move along them, then retreat back out of the region. Their movements, timing, and location of stalling can all be difficult to predict and we saw that yet again this past week. The feature is once again expected to retreat southward throu...


Updated: 11:14 AM GMT on August 24, 2014

MidATL-NEast WX - August 17-24

By: Pcroton, 12:13 PM GMT on August 17, 2014

August 17, 2014

Our weak frontal boundary will push southward through the region and stall in the central Mid-Atlantic. We can already see the first weather disturbance to affect the region pushing into the southern Ohio Valley getting ready to ride along this front.

Several disturbances will ride west to east along this boundary bringing heavy rains to the southern and central Mid-Atlantic regions while further n...

Heavy Rainfall MidATL-NEast

By: Pcroton, 11:17 AM GMT on August 10, 2014

August 10, 2014

A deep digging negative tilting trough over the Ohio Valley is poised to influence our weather this week.

This will pull an area of low pressure up west of the Appalachians on Tuesday and Wednesday dragging several frontal boundaries through the area.

The result will be a widespread heavy rainfall event.

At this time ...

Heavy Rain

Updated: 11:18 AM GMT on August 10, 2014

Precipitation Extremes - NE/MIDATL

By: Pcroton, 1:15 AM GMT on August 07, 2014

August 6, 2014

While we will remain in a trough the pattern is moving along every so slowly west to east in a zonal flow. As the present trough moves out a very slow moving 500mb feature will move lazily eastward from the Mid West to the Mid Atlantic. This is going to create extreme differences in the weather from north to south.

If this pattern materializes it will create a stubborn pattern of drier weather through th...

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Located in Monmouth County in central NJ. Watching the weather from North Carolina to Maine.