Monthly Archives: May 2011

HURRICANE SEASON

It’s that time of year again.  It’s hurricane season.  If you live on the gulf coast or along the Atlantic coast, this blog is for you.  I guess I can’t forget about the extreme southwest Pacific coast, as you too … Continue reading

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LEE TROUGHING

Every spring/summer time, lee troughing occurs at the Sierra Madre Oriental foothills in Mexico, causing showers and thunderstorms.  Typically, these storms are short lived due to the fact that they develop when diurnal heating is the strongest, and then begin … Continue reading

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Meteorological Terms & Concepts

****THIS PAGE CAN BE FOUND UNDER MY “TERMS & CONCEPTS” SECTION. IT WILL BE UPDATED FROM TIME TO TIME**** Here are just some of the terms and concepts I mention in my blog: Time Levels of the Atmosphere Meteorological Definitions … Continue reading

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Some Minor Changes To My Blog

The reason why it’s taking me so long to get another post up on my blog over the past week or two has been because of some minor changes to my blog.  I have been adding things to my “About” … Continue reading

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A NO CHANGE ZONE (5/27/2011)

RIO GRANDE VALLEY: If you like hot, wind, muggy conditions, then you’re in luck if you live in South Texas.  As summer approaches, a transition occurs in the upper-levels of the atmosphere.  The jet stream shifts more towards the north and … Continue reading

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SEVERE WEATHER ACROSS SOUTHERN PLAINS (5/23/2011)

The weather pattern hasn’t really changed much over the past couple of days in the Southern and Central Plains region.  A rather stationary frontal boundary, along with a dryline, has prevailed over this area, which has been the main culprit for the severe … Continue reading

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WHAT IS A DRYLINE?

Drylines are a unique mesoscale weather phenomenon that occur mainly in the western Great Plains of the United States during the spring and summer. Basically, a dryline is a separation line between two different air mass boundaries.  The air mass on … Continue reading

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