07/21/2019, 7:34 pm EDT

Global Atmospheric Angular Momentum Pattern Change

The global atmospheric angular momentum index changes from the positive phase over the 2-3 months to the negative phase in late July intensifying in early August. The risk of more extreme weather events increases.
07/19/2019, 9:53 am EDT

2019 July Heatwave 5th Strongest Since 2000 (But Strongest Related to Humidity)

Over 180 million people in the U.S. are affected by excessive heat warnings. Temperatures are mostly in the 90's with a few areas reaching 100. The problem is the high humidity propelling heat index to 105-115.
07/18/2019, 8:36 am EDT

High Humidity Enhances Effectiveness of Hot Temperatures

Temperatures surge into the 90’s this week in the Midwest and East U.S. A few locations will reach 100. However, the heat is made more stressful by the added influence of high humidity present due to widespread wet soils enabled by spring floods and river flooding. Heat index surges well above 100 in this heat wave. NOAA/NWS has issued excessive heat warnings for the heat.
07/17/2019, 4:51 am EDT

High Heat Stress Caused by Excessive Heat Index in U.S.

A hot weather regime develops Midwest to Mid-Atlantic. What makes this heat wave different is the excessive humidity accompanying the heat due to excessive soil moisture from spring flooding and the recent tropical cyclone which moved well inland. Heat index reaching 100-110 will affect the entire heat wave zone lasting through the weekend.