Monthly Archives: September 2011

Next Best Chance For Rain For South Texas (9/25/2011)

Been busy and away since my last post. Taking a look at the drought conditions across Texas (Figure 1 above) you can see most of Texas is under the “exceptional” (D4) drought level, despite the recent rains in Texas over … Continue reading

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South TX Rain (9/17/2011)

Moisture convergence from the afternoon sea-breeze and a short-wave trough coming out of Mexico is combining and sparking some decent showers and thunderstorms over south/south-central TX.  This shower activity will persist into the early evening and should be less active … Continue reading

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Rain For Texas (9/14/2011)

100% of Texas remains in some sort of drought.  In the figure above, you can see that about 81% of Texas is under the worst possible drought conditions (exceptional, D4) according to the U.S. Drought Monitor.  This is the worst … Continue reading

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Tropical Storm Lee Rainfall Totals (Updated: 9/10/2011)

Rainfall totals from the Hydrometeorological Prediction Center. Rainfall totals are in inches. RAINFALL TOTALS ————— SELECTED STORM TOTAL RAINFALL IN INCHES THROUGH 11 PM EDT …ALABAMA… FYFFE 6.3 NNE 12.94 MOBILE 10.2 WSW 12.93 ALBERTVILLE 4.8 WNW 12.44 TILLMANS CORNER … Continue reading

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Tropical Update (9/10/2011)

The tropics are looking active as the peak of hurricane season is in full swing.  Tropical Storm Nate is in the Bay of Campeche and will be making landfall in the next 18-24 hours as it continues moving west-southwest towards … Continue reading

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Tropical Storm Nate (Updated 7:00pm CDT 9/9/2011)

SUMMARY OF 700 PM CDT…0000 UTC…INFORMATION ———————————————- LOCATION…20.1N 92.9W ABOUT 225 MI…360 KM ENE OF VERACRUZ MEXICO ABOUT 300 MI…480 KM ESE OF TUXPAN MEXICO MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…50 MPH…85 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT…STATIONARY MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…998 MB…29.47 INCHES Nate will be … Continue reading

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Tropical Storm Nate (Updated 10:00pm CDT, 9/8/2011)

SUMMARY OF 1000 PM CDT…0300 UTC…INFORMATION ———————————————– LOCATION…19.7N 92.2W ABOUT 110 MI…180 KM W OF CAMPECHE MEXICO ABOUT 175 MI…285 KM NE OF COATZACOALCOS MEXICO MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…70 MPH…110 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT…STATIONARY MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…994 MB…29.35 INCHES Tropical Storm Nate … Continue reading

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