Typical August

By: charlottefl, 2:35 PM GMT on August 04, 2012

The 2012 hurricane season is in full swing now, with 2 tropical storms in the Atlantic: Ernesto, and Florence, and 91L off the east coast of Florida. We are rapidly heading towards the Sept 10th peak of hurricane season, and the Atlantic has sprung to life once again, right on cue.SummaryErnesto developed near the Windward islands and has since been moving West at a fairly rapid pace ~18mph. Although it has had a nice presentation on satellite, showing a developing ...

Updated: 2:50 PM GMT on August 04, 2012

Lions, Tigers, and Hail, OH MY!

By: charlottefl, 5:27 AM GMT on May 19, 2011

So I recently had one of the more intense weather moments of my life. Thursday, May 12th I was driving home from work, and it was pouring down rain. Now at the time I didn't think anything of it. I mean it rains a lot in FL right? Wrong! At the time there was no wind or lightning, just heavy rain. Then it began. It started hailing. At first it was small, maybe not even pea sized. Then it began to increase it size and frequency. Within about 30 seconds the hail had g...

Updated: 5:21 AM GMT on April 21, 2012

SWFL Wunder Blog

By: charlottefl, 10:19 AM GMT on June 23, 2010

Well, 93L has me a little confused this morning. It split in 2 overnight. There are now 2 pieces of energy left from 93L, although according to surface maps the low is centered just to the south of Jamaica this morning. There is also another wave trailing closely behind 93L. So the question remains, what happens with 93L? At this point conditions are near perfect for storm development, but I think if we're gonna see it develop it has to gain some latitude. CURRENT ...

Updated: 10:27 AM GMT on June 23, 2010

SWFL Wunder Blog

By: charlottefl, 9:48 AM GMT on June 23, 2010

Well, we are officially into the start of the 2010 hurricane season. It looks like all of the factors are lining up to produce a very active hurricane season. Now is the time to prepare. Take some time before the season gets active, and go over your plans. Make sure you have some type of plan in place. In the event you are impacted by a storm, it will make life a lot easier in the aftermath.The NHC has designated invest 93L in the Caribbean. It looks like this has a...

Updated: 9:54 AM GMT on June 23, 2010

SWFL WUnder Blog

By: charlottefl, 12:34 PM GMT on March 13, 2009

Now is the time to start making preparations. Begin thinking about what supplies you may need in the event of a storm. Also start planning out your evacuation routes, places to stay, far enough in advance, that you have time to make modifications later if necessary. In the event a storm does strike your area, you'll be ahead of the population in general on preparations. And take some time this season to talk with family, friends, and neighbors about the weathe...

Updated: 9:47 AM GMT on June 23, 2010

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