July 31: Thunderstorms are Building

July 31: Thunderstorms are Building

Jonathan Carr 🕔13:06, 31.Jul 2019

Discussion: The Bermuda high is currently eroding and slipping to the E. Another area of high pressure is currently over the Great Lakes and will track across the NE US towards the Gulf of Maine (passing by to our N

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Warm and Unsettled (July 29-Aug 2)

Warm and Unsettled (July 29-Aug 2)

Jonathan Carr 🕔13:55, 29.Jul 2019

Discussion: The most important pattern recognition I see is the persistent Bermuda high and the high that should establish ~centered near New Mexico. These highs are spaced adequately to allow upper-level cyclonic flow between them (cyclonic between two anti-cyclonic air

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Warm and Summery (July 27-28)

Warm and Summery (July 27-28)

Jonathan Carr 🕔20:31, 26.Jul 2019

Discussion: Upper-level height changes indicate the trough is gone. Fizzled away by the passage of weak high pressure. The front side of the high (N flow) provided some much needed relief this week after the unbearable heat and humidity last

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Storms to Break the Heat (July 22-26)

Storms to Break the Heat (July 22-26)

Jonathan Carr 🕔22:08, 21.Jul 2019

Discussion: Thursday night’s rain was the early signal of the approaching front and the lifting that surrounds such. The cold front should be slow moving over the next 24-30 hours. Monday it might only bring relief to NWNJ (down to

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Hazy Hot and Humid (July 19-21)

Hazy Hot and Humid (July 19-21)

Jonathan Carr 🕔14:13, 19.Jul 2019

Discussion: When the sun sets like my photo above you know it’s going to be hot the next day. Therefore I expect to see this kind of sunset the next several evenings. The atmospheric setup is pretty straight-forward for this

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July 17: T-storm & Heat Discussion

July 17: T-storm & Heat Discussion

Jonathan Carr 🕔12:16, 17.Jul 2019

Discussion: The first order of business is tonight’s thunderstorm potential. So yes this is remnant energy leftover from Barry that dissipated over the N Gulf Coast and made it’s way through Arkansas, parts of Missouri, Kentucky, etc. and will now

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Heat and Humidity to Continue

Heat and Humidity to Continue

Jonathan Carr 🕔19:46, 15.Jul 2019

Discussion: It’s time for a death ridge of heat. Tuesday and Wednesday should get toasty but they won’t represent the finale. Barry’s remnants should track over our region in the Wednesday night-Thursday morning time period. This could produce anything from

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Clear and Summery (July 13-14)

Clear and Summery (July 13-14)

Jonathan Carr 🕔20:47, 12.Jul 2019

Discussion: The storm front pushed off the SENJ coast early this morning. Unfortunately there was not much relief from the heat and humidity. This time a year that is common for cold fronts. I felt about .06% relief for a

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Jul 11: Thunderstorms Arriving

Jul 11: Thunderstorms Arriving

Jonathan Carr 🕔13:52, 11.Jul 2019

Discussion: Thunderstorms are arriving from SW to NE along and just NW of the I-95 corridor. Initial activity moving into NWNJ is weak sauce but some stronger storms are moving out of the Baltimore/Wilmington area towards Philadelphia and Trenton. Most

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July 10: What Barry Means for NJ

July 10: What Barry Means for NJ

Jonathan Carr 🕔16:20, 10.Jul 2019

Discussion: If you follow weather beyond the Garden State of New Jersey you know that a tropical system is forming in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Primary impacts (high winds, flooding rain and storm surge/tide) from this tropical development (soon

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