09/15/2023, 1:59 pm EDT

Peak Wind Gusts New England Coast 3PM Saturday

The HRRR model projects the strongest wind gusts at mid-afternoon tomorrow throughout the coastal New England region including potential hurricane force gusts on the mid-to-upper Maine coast. At that time, high gusts continue as far south as Cape Cod.
09/15/2023, 5:43 am EDT

Expansion of Amundsen Sea Trough Soaks South America

During the past 30 days a wet climate has emerged across Brazil, Chile, and eastward across Central Argentina. The wet pattern was somewhat unexpected. The rainy pattern has shifted soil moisture wetter in Central/East-central, and Southeast Brazil and eroded Chile and Argentina drought.
09/13/2023, 8:17 am EDT

Understanding The Difference Between Multivariate ENSO Index and Nino34 SSTA Index

The Multivariate ENSO Index (MEI.v2) and the Niño 3.4 Index value are two (of many) indices used to monitor the behavior and evolution of the El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO).  However, these two indices cannot be used as an apples-to-apples comparison. Both are distinctly different from each other in spatial resolution, temporal resolution and ocean-atmospheric variables considered in the computation of the indices.