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Weather Modeling: Can a model’s wrong forecast be a good thing?

Weather Modeling: Can a model’s wrong forecast be a good thing?

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Weather Modeling: Can a model’s wrong forecast be a good thing?

If there was one idea in meteorology school that is the most mind boggling (and I assure you, there are many that ideas that boggle the mind!), for me it had to be the idea that a ...

If there was one idea in meteorology school that is the most mind boggling (and I assure you, there are many that ideas that boggle the mind!), for me it had to be the idea that a model being wrong can be a good thing. Up and until you take a course on Numerical Weather Predic ...

Guest Blogger Mr. Ken Johnson: From El Nino to La Nina

Guest Blogger Mr. Ken Johnson: From El Nino to La Nina

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Guest Blogger Mr. Ken Johnson: From El Nino to La Nina

One of the strongest El Nino weather patterns on record formed during 2015 and lasted into the spring of 2016. El Nino is where the water in the Pacific Ocean off the south America ...

One of the strongest El Nino weather patterns on record formed during 2015 and lasted into the spring of 2016. El Nino is where the water in the Pacific Ocean off the south American coast is warmer than average. The El Nino pattern we just observed is similar to the one experienc ...

Ghost storms: What are they and what do they mean?

Ghost storms: What are they and what do they mean?

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Ghost storms: What are they and what do they mean?

Our scheduled guest blogger, Mr. Ken Johnson, chief meteorologist at KAUZ 6 in Wichita Falls, TX will join us later this week, discussing what the transition from a strong El Nino ...

Our scheduled guest blogger, Mr. Ken Johnson, chief meteorologist at KAUZ 6 in Wichita Falls, TX will join us later this week, discussing what the transition from a strong El Nino to La Nina might be like. With model guidance, observations, and climatological reasoning all indica ...

What is a Derecho and what is Derecho Season?

What is a Derecho and what is Derecho Season?

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What is a Derecho and what is Derecho Season?

As the Springtime fronts and tornado season shifts into the grueling, humid months of Summer, folks from the Mississippi Valley to the East Coast know their severe weather may be j ...

As the Springtime fronts and tornado season shifts into the grueling, humid months of Summer, folks from the Mississippi Valley to the East Coast know their severe weather may be just beginning. While coastal residents begin preparing for tourist and hurricane season, residents o ...

Wxchasing.com 2016 Atlantic Hurricane Forecast

Wxchasing.com 2016 Atlantic Hurricane Forecast

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Wxchasing.com 2016 Atlantic Hurricane Forecast

As the traditional Spring severe weather season winds down for much of the US, attention is beginning to shift more and more to this year’s Atlantic Hurricane Season. The season of ...

As the traditional Spring severe weather season winds down for much of the US, attention is beginning to shift more and more to this year’s Atlantic Hurricane Season. The season officially began 10 days ago, on June 1st. The season has gotten off to a hot start, with an unusua ...