09/07/2023, 8:21 am EDT

More Flooding Rains Interior Northeast U.S. Corridor

In the Climate Impact Company early report, identified is another excessive rainfall/flood risk episode through the weekend for the Northeast U.S. Corridor away from the coast. A stalled cold front triggers frequent gully-washer thundershowers leading to flooding in many locations already receiving record rainfall during summer 2023.
09/06/2023, 8:10 pm EDT

El Nino Continues to intensify. Doubting Super Intense El Nino. La Nina Returns in 2024

El Nino 2023-24 continues to develop and oceanic El Nino is now classified as moderate-to-strong in intensity. The Climate Impact Company constructed analog forecast projects additional strengthening with peak intensity in December followed by weakening early in 2024. El Nino 2023-24 ends by next May and is followed by the return of a weak La Nina later next year.
09/06/2023, 7:46 pm EDT

Marine Heat Waves Boast Major Influence on Northern Hemisphere JUL/AUG Upper Air Pattern

Currently, Climate Impact Company is monitoring 8 marine heat waves (MHW). Most prominent is MHW NEP23A in the Northeast Pacific. The core of MHW NEP23A has strengthened to the north of Hawaii. However, the eastward extension to the West Coast of North America earlier during summer 2023 is now weakening.
09/06/2023, 8:14 am EDT

Tropical Storm Lee to Undergo “Explosive” Strengthening to a Potential Category-5 Major Hurricane

The HMON hurricane forecast model projects a 917 MB category-5 major hurricane well north of Puerto Rico Sunday evening. After day-5 (Sunday) where Lee will travel is very uncertain and obviously a major U.S. East Coast concern considering the west-northwest movement at category-5 intensity late Sunday.