05/30/2019, 9:59 am EDT

Madden Julian Oscillation Is Catalyst to Historic U.S. Wet Pattern & More Recently Epic Severe Weather Outbreaks

The Madden Julian oscillation has frequently shifted across the equatorial East Pacific/Atlantic during the past 12 months making available tropical moisture to be entrained by the U.S. storm track to drive what has been the wettest 12 months in history. In May the MJO was very intense and the catalyst to the extraordinary severe weather pattern across the U.S.
05/24/2019, 9:38 am EDT

Flash Drought Risk in Southeast U.S.

The Southeast is turning drier and the potential for flash drought increases as late spring anomalous heat and dryness arrives and lasts for at least 10 days.
05/19/2019, 11:11 am EDT

Adverse Climate for the Central U.S. Continues

Another late season freeze for the northern Dakotas prolonging cold soil moisture temperatures followed by yeat another excessive rainfall event this week including severe weather episodes.