05/16/2024, 5:32 am EDT

AI Defeats ECM ENS in 11-15-day Outlook

Given the distinct cool West and warm East U.S. temperature signature of meteorological spring 2024 surprising was the sudden amplified upper trough in the East U.S. via an 11-15-day forecast by the AI 4Cast.Net V2 outlook issued on April 28th. The AI-generated forecast easily defeated operational models.
05/14/2024, 1:40 pm EDT

First Major U.S. Heatwave of Season Ahead for Texas

The first major heatwave of the season in the U.S. is ahead for Texas next week. The heat dome over Mexico during springtime amplifies and causes hot and humid conditions across Texas next week. Widespread 90’s with 100’s southwest state is likely. Heat indices are well above 100F.
05/13/2024, 10:52 am EDT

Tropical Feature: Suddenly, the Gulf of Mexico is warming rapidly.

In the Gulf of Mexico, rapid warming has occurred. The basin average is a robust warm +1.14C which is almost 1C warmer than one month ago. The Gulf of Mexico warming is likely attributed to the nearby Mexico heatwave and attendant strong upper-level subtropical ridge.
05/10/2024, 8:47 am EDT

Over 1,000 Severe Weather Reports Past 2 Days Most of Which Were Hail Damage

The severe weather outbreaks of the past 2 days produced a rare excessive amount of hail damage reports (538) centered on Texas yesterday and the Missouri Valley on Wednesday. Damaging wind was focused on the southeast quadrant of the U.S. while Wednesday’s tornadoes were mostly focused on Southern Illinois and Southeast Missouri.