Ian to Strike Florida Today. What it means for NJ.

Ian to Strike Florida Today. What it means for NJ.

🕔11:56, 28.Sep 2022

Discussion: Ian is a major category 4 hurricane (just short of category 5) an will likely make landfall on the central W FL coast this afternoon-evening. It looks like the area between Sarasota/Tampa and Sanibel Island represent the location of

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Major Hurricane Ian to hit Florida. NJ Impacts Pushed Back.

Major Hurricane Ian to hit Florida. NJ Impacts Pushed Back.

🕔15:27, 27.Sep 2022

Discussion: Before discussing New Jersey impacts, let’s get up to date on Ian’s current situation. Ian’s eye has just emerged into the SE Gulf of Mexico after passing over W Cuba this morning. Ian will now try to follow the

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Fantastic Week. Watching Ian Remnants for the Weekend

Fantastic Week. Watching Ian Remnants for the Weekend

🕔08:22, 26.Sep 2022

Discussion: The current upper level setup is something a snow lover would want to see in the winter months…a ridge over the W US and a trough over the E US. The trough should drift/swing eastward between now and Thursday

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Stormfront Approaching. Ian to hit US.

Stormfront Approaching. Ian to hit US.

🕔15:40, 25.Sep 2022

Discussion: I’m going to cover two topics today. First will be the approaching frontal system with immediate impacts to NJ this evening/tomorrow morning…and what that will set up for much of this week. Then we’ll cover Ian. Rain and thunderstorms

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New Jersey Welcomes Fall Conditions

New Jersey Welcomes Fall Conditions

🕔13:48, 23.Sep 2022

Discussion: Fiona is now in the trough capture process and will deliver a extratropical superstorm to the Nova Scotia/Newfoundland region of the western N Atlantic. New Jersey has always been far-removed from direct Fiona impacts outside of enhanced surf and

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Monitoring the Tropics

Monitoring the Tropics

🕔15:36, 21.Sep 2022

Discussion: Well, it’s right smack in the middle of peak hurricane season and the Atlantic Hurricane basin is active. Up until now, an otherwise quiet tropical cyclone season for the US east coast and Gulf of Mexico interests. First let’s

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Summer Concludes

Summer Concludes

🕔10:27, 19.Sep 2022

Discussion: The upper levels will remain zonal through Wednesday of this week. Starting Thursday, the upper levels become interesting as an approaching trough will likely capture Fiona and deliver a Sandy-like situation somewhere between Scandinavia and Nova Scotia. New Jersey

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Great Outdoor Conditions

Great Outdoor Conditions

🕔16:01, 15.Sep 2022

Discussion: We’ll be between a split upper-jet pattern this weekend. Zonal flow with average geopotential heights. Nothing really worth noting in the upper levels. At the lower levels, we have high pressure crossing over New England from Canada to the

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Unsettled Start. Spectacular Finish

Unsettled Start. Spectacular Finish

🕔09:12, 12.Sep 2022

Discussion: The gloomy and muggy theme should continue into Tuesday thanks to a warm sector giving way to a cold front. Monday into Tuesday have a good chance for rain and storms given the upper level dynamics. Starting Tuesday night,

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Pleasant Start Unsettled Finish

Pleasant Start Unsettled Finish

🕔14:23, 9.Sep 2022

Discussion: We’re stuck at the N top of a steep east coast ridge Friday and Saturday before giving way to a phasing trough in Canada with lower heights for Sunday night into Wednesday. Higher heights and NW upper-level flow return

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