09/10/2019, 7:47 am EDT

Northeast Russia, South Africa and Australian drought is strongest. Brazil turning drier.

During the past 3 months across the globe there were 18 regions of drier soil moisture conditions compare to only 8 wetter regimes.
09/06/2019, 5:55 am EDT

A Warm Autumn for Canada

Autumn 2019 looks warm across Canada according to the latest 90-day outlook from the Canadian Meteorological Center. The catalyst to the warm forecast is the exceptionally warm ocean surface surrounding North America.
09/05/2019, 9:23 am EDT

Dorian Returns to Category 3 Major Hurricane Status

The forecast keeps Dorian just offshore South Carolina today but may take the storm inland the southeast coast of North Carolina around dawn tomorrow. The closer proximity to land coupled with southwesterly upper shear should cause some weakening of Dorian but not much as models indicate surface pressure near 957 MB now rises only slightly to 963-965 MB for the encounter with North Carolina.
08/30/2019, 5:13 am EDT

Slow Turning Dorian Over Florida Causes Widespread Extreme Rainfall Episode

Dorian may be a candidate for a similar extreme rainfall to Harvey (2017) and Florence (2018) as blocking high pressure systems either side of Dorian cause a slow turn over Florida that could take up to 3 days to execute. The NOAA/WPC 7-day rainfall forecast already indicates a large swath of 15-20 in. of rain for much of eastern Florida.