12/01/2022, 12:50 pm EST

North Atlantic Basin 2022 Tropical Cyclone Season Summary

The seasonal totals of tropical cyclone activity for the North Atlantic basin during the 2022 season was 14 tropical storms, 8 hurricanes and 2 major hurricanes. The accumulated cyclone energy (ACE) index was 95.1. The observed totals are very close to normal while ACE index was 78% of normal.
11/29/2022, 12:55 pm EST

Explaining The Uncertainties Of The Titanic Negative North Atlantic Oscillation Ahead

Evolution of a titanic negative North Atlantic oscillation (-NAO) pattern is indicated during the medium-range. The effect of -NAO is to produce anomalous upper-level high-pressure blocking over Greenland. The high-pressure block is certainly evident in the “most likely” upper air forecast for the northern hemisphere by the mega-cluster ensemble.
11/28/2022, 8:13 am EST

ALERT for Cold from Western Russia/Ukraine to Europe

In a worse case scenario, the evolving cold pattern in Western Russia is trending stronger and is now more expansive into Europe likely reaching U.K. in the medium range. The Canadian Ensemble most effectively illustrates the cold risk.
11/25/2022, 8:27 am EST

MJO Rolls Across Pacific Toward Atlantic To Ignite Mid-south/Brazil Heavy Rains

Forecast models reveal presence of MJO convection concentrated near the Dateline through the weekend surging eastward toward and into the equatorial Atlantic in early December. The influence on climate is heavy rainfall across the Mid-south (and vicinity) in the 10-day U.S. precipitation outlook, enhanced rains across Brazil, and a rare drying trend in Australia.