10/29/2021, 8:43 am EDT

Classic (Cold and Wet) La Nina Climate Settles in for November across Australia

Operational models indicate an amplified upper trough pattern that could initiate record-cool temperatures in the 11-15-day period across west/central Australia lingering for much of the remainder of November once established (according to ECMWF). The upper trough will cause widespread wetter than normal weather from northwest-to-southeast across Australia in November.
10/26/2021, 8:00 pm EDT

Cause Of Unusually Intense Pacific Storms of The Past Week

While “atmospheric river” and “bomb cyclone” are new meteorological expressions which were used to describe the potent West Coast storms over-the-weekend there are some climate diagnostics completely unique which helped two 943-947 MB low-pressure systems to form…one just southwest of Alaska last Thursday night and another due west of Washington Sunday morning.
10/24/2021, 10:21 am EDT

NCEP CFS V2 Opinion of South America Climate for NOV/DEC 2021

The NCEP CFS V2 (model) upper air forecast offers clues as to what to expect across Brazil and Argentina the next two months. In Brazil, the upper air forecast coupled with warm SSTA in the South Atlantic tropics sustains a wet forecast. However, just to the south of the wet regime a drier than normal climate is favored for northeast Argentina to far Southeast Brazil into early summer where drought concerns evolve.
10/22/2021, 7:55 am EDT

Record-strength Storm Just-off The Northwest U.S. on Sunday

An exceptionally strong upper trough spawns one of the lowest surface pressures in the North Pacific for a mid-latitude storm forecast for Sunday. Hurricane force gusts with heavy rain strikes the northern California and Coastal Northwest late weekend.