Monthly Archives: February 2011

More Severe Storms For The South

Last Thursday (2/24) marked the first day of the year that significant severe weather occurred in the lower 48 states.  A total of 289 reports were made from the extreme weather, 24 of which were tornado related. Severe weather is once … Continue reading

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Warm, Windy, Muggy RGV

RIO GRANDE VALLEY: As predicted, winds have increased once again in the RGV.  Expect winds to continue strong out of the south and southeast into tomorrow and into tomorrow night. Tonight will be mostly cloudy with lows in the upper … Continue reading

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Severe Weather In Store For South/Tennessee Valley

RIO GRANDE VALLEY: Today’s high and low temperatures around the RGV: Brownsville: 78/70 Harlingen:  78/70 McAllen:  79/72 Weslaco:  78/71 Edinburg:  79/72 It was a very pleasant Tuesday.  Winds were much calmer today than previous days.  However, winds will begin to … Continue reading

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Very Warm, Windy Valley

My apologies for not updating my blog last few weeks… RIO GRANDE VALLEY: Winds are finally beginning to decrease across the Rio Grande Valley.  The tight pressure gradient over the past several days will be loosening up a bit as low … Continue reading

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Another Cold Front For RGV

RIO GRANDE VALLEY: Here were today’s high and low temperatures across the Valley, along with highest wind gust speeds: Brownsville: 73/42, G38 mph (ASOS station) Harlingen:  72/37, G43 mph (ASOS station) McAllen:  73/40, G44 mph (ASOS station) South Padre Island: … Continue reading

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Southern Plains’ Next Big Storm

It’s funny how the atmosphere works.  Data from the mid-and-upper atmosphere, as well as from the surface, are a privilege to have these days.  Understanding the dynamics and thermodynamics of the atmosphere is very important in what happens at the surface.  I … Continue reading

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The Warm Up

RIO GRANDE VALLEY: After 3 long days of bitter cold weather in the Rio Grande Valley, temperatures are beginning to turn back to normal.  High pressure in the Gulf of Mexico is bring clear skies and southeasterly winds, which means … Continue reading

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