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Central New Mexico Weather: 4/22/19 Yesterday was a pleasant day. I went for a run, and also did some gardening. It was a perfect day for being outside. This morning has been mostly sunny, cold and still. The NWS in Albuquerque, NM, forecasts increasing clouds, with a 30% chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms and a high temperature of 70 F.
Unsettled weather through Thursday with periods of strong storms & heavy rainfall After getting to enjoy several days of downtime we'll be moving back into an unsettled weather pattern for most of the upcoming work week. Unlike the last few events where severe storms were the primary concern, we'll be looking at both the threat for strong to severe storms along with hydrological impacts from heavy rainfall.
Central New Mexico Weather: 4/21/19 Yesterday was a pleasant day. We sat outside and read and worked on little projects until the wind picked up in the afternoon. This morning has been mostly sunny, mild and still. The NWS in Albuquerque, NM, forecasts a mostly sunny day, with a high temperature of 78 F.
Satellite Image of the Week 2019 #16 This week's Satellite Image of the Week is of a developing cumulus field ahead of a cold front. There is a clear line of thicker clouds near the MS/AL border, and a healthy cumulus field in the warm sector of this mid-latitude cyclone.
Central New Mexico Weather: 4/20/19 Yesterday was a pleasant day. I walked to the bus in the morning, then I walked from the bus stop to the repair shop in the evening. This morning has been mostly sunny, mild and still. The NWS in Albuquerque, NM, forecasts a mostly sunny day, with a high temperature of 82 F.
Tranquil Easter Weekend Ahead - Widespread Rain Chances Return Mid-Week The overall forecast this weekend looks great for everyone! Mild temps, mostly clear skies and no rain or storms in the forecast for today and tomorrow makes for perfect weather for getting out and about.
Vawx A look at the rotation tracks for the 3 storm intercepts on Good Friday For grins and giggles I looked up rotation tracks associated with the storms I chased yesterday. Here's what I found. For storm #1 here's the low level rotation view at about the time of the tornado:. Now here's the 1 hour rotation track ending just before I snapped photos of the storm:.
Storm's Scott vows to bounce back from tough night I'll learn from it." The Storm face a difficult game review and a tight turnaround before facing the New Zealand Warriors at AAMI Park in their annual Anzac Day clash on Thursday night. As a whole, the side will need to grit their teeth and lift themselves for another marquee game.
Vawx It was a very busy Good Friday I have a confession to make: I don't look forward to chase days like today. Low ceilings, lots of rain, rapid storm speeds, and messy line segments that morph into "rainy blobs" all translate into spending lots of time zooming around in the chasemobile and not much time outside ,watching convection.
24-hour-old goslings rescued from college rooftop before storm Carolina Waterfowl Rescue scrambles to save geese from rooftop By Anne Marie Hagerty - April 19, 2019 at 5:34 PM EDT - Updated April 19 at 7:20 PM CHARLOTTE, NC - The strong winds and severe weather in our area Friday meant one family had to move - a family of geese - from where they were living on a roof at UNC-Charlotte.
Saturday's weather: Cloudy Easter weekend for most parts of SA Severe thunderstorms are expected over the north-eastern parts of KwaZulu-Natal, according to SA Weather Service. The weather in your region. In Gauteng, expect fine and warm becoming partly cloudy with isolated showers and thundershowers later.
IPL 2019: Andre Russell storm arrives too late as Virat Kohli's fifth ton consigns KKR to fourth straight loss - Article - Sport360 Moeen Ali managed to defend 24 runs in the final over as Royal Challengers Bangalore survived a late Andre Russell assault to hold on for a 10-run win over Kolkata Knight Riders.
Central New Mexico Weather: 4/19/19 Yesterday was a pleasant day. Pleasant enough that some jackass tried to break into my truck and busted up the lock and the ignition cylinder. This morning has been sunny, cool and still. The NWS in Albuquerque, NM, forecasts a sunny day, with a high temperature of 77 F.
Double Gateway Arch lightning leader strike - April 18, 2019 After 9 years of defeats, my Gateway Arch nighttime lightning strike photo quest continues into 2019. This night, I was closer than ever to getting the shot.
San Francisco destroyed by earthquake – archive, 19 April 1906 19 April 1906: Thousands of buildings were either damaged or destroyed, and several hundred persons killed.
Showers with 50 MPH winds moving southeast across D/FW Showers quickly moving southeast across the D/FW metroplex are bringing some gusty winds along for the ride. These showers, not even thunderstorms, are high-based. With a layer of drier air just above the surface, those showers are dragging some gusty north winds down to the surface.
California had more than a million earthquakes in a decade, scientists say More accurate investigation technique finds far more quakes than had previously been recorded, though most were tiny.
What happened to the giant hail storms expected yesterday? We've heard from many of you today. Many are thankful we got away without any major hailers last night, while some are having less favorable opinions on the matter. Every weather event can be a learning experience.
Vawx Could this be February 2016 deja vu all over again? The "Big Event" is tomorrow, Friday April 19th, and the dynamics still look impressive. The SPC's Day 2 convective update has pulled the Enhanced Risk area further north and west than earlier today:. Per the GFS cloud cover will limit instability although the NAM is still insisting the Virginia piedmont will see some sunshine.
Central New Mexico Weather: 4/18/19 Yesterday was rainy, cool and gross. I think we had a good, saturating rain that will help my garden. This morning has been foggy, but sunny, cool and still. The NWS in Albuquerque, NM, forecasts a sunny day, with a high temperature of 71 F. The winds will be from the north at 5-10 mph, becoming west in the afternoon.
Ocean circulation likely to blame for severity of 2018 red tide around Florida 2018 was the worst year for red tide in more than a decade. A new study reveals what made it so severe.
4 AM Severe Weather Update; Squall line with strong wind moving across East Texas It's been a loud morning across the eastern third of Texas. Our line of storms extends from Texarkana to Nacogdoches to Spring to Port Lavaca. At this point, most storms are below severe limits. However, we do have a segment of the lin from Henderson and Carthage south to Lufkin and Zavalla still capable of producing 60 to 70 MPH wind gusts.
Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 9 AM for Northeast & East TX + the Brazos Valley The Storm Prediction Center has issued a new severe thunderstorm watch until 9 AM. This watch includes Northeast Texas, East Texas, and the Brazos Valley, Brenham, College Station, Conroe, Lufkin, Jasper, Nacogdoches, Jacksonville, Tyler, and Texarkana.
Squall line still expected to develop & move east overnight Hello from a gravel road off Highway 380 east of Decatur. I wanted to provide a quick update on our overnight expectations while I await a severe storm to get closer from the west. Subsidence and a weak cap helped to prevent organized thunderstorm development along the dryline until after 6 PM.
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