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Aug 23: Still Watching the Tropics

Aug 23: Still Watching the Tropics

Jonathan Carr 🕔09:49, 23.Aug 2015

Danny has been weakening over the last 24-36 hours due to an unfavorable upper level environment of wind shear and dry air. He will continue to weaken in tropical cyclone intensity but should still bring widespread heavy rainfall to the

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Aug 21: Hurricane Danny Update

Aug 21: Hurricane Danny Update

Jonathan Carr 🕔11:57, 21.Aug 2015

Hurricane Danny has intensified. He has been able to stay just south of inhibitive factors such as dry Saharan air/dust, and wind shear. He could possibly intensify further but eventually, he’s going to have to cross a strong wind shear

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Weekend Looks Okay (Aug 21-23)

Weekend Looks Okay (Aug 21-23)

Jonathan Carr 🕔18:59, 20.Aug 2015

So after the heavy rainfall tonight and tomorrow, the weekend should be okay for most. We have a lot of dynamics in play with a passing cold front, a weak area of low pressure in the Atlantic and a cold

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Aug 20: Hurricane Danny has Formed!

Aug 20: Hurricane Danny has Formed!

Jonathan Carr 🕔10:29, 20.Aug 2015

Hurricane Danny, per latest data, has intensified down to a 992mb low pressure center. Sustained max winds are now up to 75mph. He is currently moving towards the NE region of the Caribbean as most model guidance suggested over the last 48-72

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Aug 19: Tropical Storm Danny Update

Aug 19: Tropical Storm Danny Update

Jonathan Carr 🕔10:28, 19.Aug 2015

Tropical Storm Danny is currently located at 11.3N 40.2W and heading in the general direction of the NE Caribbean region (~Northern Lesser Antilles). He should intensify into a hurricane by no later than tomorrow evening but possibly as early as overnight

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Aug 17: Monitoring the Tropics

Aug 17: Monitoring the Tropics

Jonathan Carr 🕔20:33, 17.Aug 2015

Invest 96L will continue to cross the Atlantic Ocean from where it originated SW of the Cape Verde region towards the Lesser Antilles. It’s current heading is W/NW at 10-15mph and is showing signs of organization per the NWS National

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July 14: Thunderstorm Update

July 14: Thunderstorm Update

Jonathan Carr 🕔19:28, 14.Jul 2015

A decent amount of precipitation fell today (for most not all) with the warm front-driven showers and thunderstorms that occurred earlier. This positioned New Jersey in the warm sector of the general synoptic system currently governing the pattern. Diurnal instability

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Mixed Weather Expected (July 13-17)

Mixed Weather Expected (July 13-17)

Jonathan Carr 🕔10:23, 13.Jul 2015

This week should be a summery mix of weather across the region. Let’s dive right in… Monday should range in the 80s for high temperatures (lower-80s for coastal regions and mid-to-upper 80s for interior NJ). Skies should start mostly clear but

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Major New Jersey Snow Storms

Major New Jersey Snow Storms

Jonathan Carr 🕔16:14, 31.Oct 2014

Lets travel back in time and check out some major snow storms that have affected New Jersey in the past. But first, lets talk about the unique geological and climatological features that have contributed to these major New Jersey snow

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NJ Air Masses, Boundaries and Fronts

NJ Air Masses, Boundaries and Fronts

Jonathan Carr 🕔13:04, 11.Jul 2014

Often, you’ll hear me mention arctic air, maritime air, tropical air, stationary boundaries, warm fronts, cold fronts, etc. Having a better understanding of these concepts can greatly enhance your general understanding of weather. An air mass is simply a giant

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