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FULL UPDATE: Category 4 Matthew Moving Very Near Haiti, Concerns In The US Becoming Greater

FULL UPDATE: Category 4 Matthew Moving Very Near Haiti, Concerns In The US Becoming Greater

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FULL UPDATE: Category 4 Matthew Moving Very Near Haiti, Concerns In The US Becoming Greater

Hurricane Matthew continues to remind us that tropical forecasting is an inexact science. While the storm has (thankfully) trended a bit away from Jamaica, significant impacts are ...

Hurricane Matthew continues to remind us that tropical forecasting is an inexact science. While the storm has (thankfully) trended a bit away from Jamaica, significant impacts are expected there and hurricane conditions will still be possible as far west as Kingston. Further east ...

Short Update: Matthew a MAJOR HURRICANE, Catastrophic threat to eastern Jamaica including KINGSTON.

Short Update: Matthew a MAJOR HURRICANE, Catastrophic threat to eastern Jamaica including KINGSTON.

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Short Update: Matthew a MAJOR HURRICANE, Catastrophic threat to eastern Jamaica including KINGSTON.

We are very US centric here at wxchasing.com, but given the chance someone from eastern Jamaica might read this, it's worth saying. We try not to hype storms. And there's stil ...

We are very US centric here at wxchasing.com, but given the chance someone from eastern Jamaica might read this, it's worth saying. We try not to hype storms. And there's still a decent chance Matthew misses the island or isn't as strong as forecast. But for now, it looks li ...

Short Update: Matthew upgraded to a Hurricane, Modeling trending west

Short Update: Matthew upgraded to a Hurricane, Modeling trending west

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Short Update: Matthew upgraded to a Hurricane, Modeling trending west

Here's the latest track forecast for now HURRICANE Matthew. We have limited disagreement with the NHC track at this time, but we do think the storm could slip very near or o ...

Here's the latest track forecast for now HURRICANE Matthew. We have limited disagreement with the NHC track at this time, but we do think the storm could slip very near or on top of Jamaica as it turns northward. Our forecast from yesterday is still our best thinking for w ...

Tropical Storm Matthew Develops, Long Term Forecast Uncertain

Tropical Storm Matthew Develops, Long Term Forecast Uncertain

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Tropical Storm Matthew Develops, Long Term Forecast Uncertain

Tropical Storm Matthew has formed near the Windward Islands moving generally westward at around 18 knots. A hurricane hunter plane estimated surface winds of 50 knots, and there’s ...

Tropical Storm Matthew has formed near the Windward Islands moving generally westward at around 18 knots. A hurricane hunter plane estimated surface winds of 50 knots, and there’s little reason to doubt that estimation. As such, the NHC has initiated advisories on the storm at 60 ...

Atlantic Hurricane Season 2016: Peak Season Update

Atlantic Hurricane Season 2016: Peak Season Update

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Atlantic Hurricane Season 2016: Peak Season Update

September 10th marks the climatological peak of hurricane season. With this peak roughly marking the midpoint of the hurricane season, now is a great time to discuss the season to ...

September 10th marks the climatological peak of hurricane season. With this peak roughly marking the midpoint of the hurricane season, now is a great time to discuss the season to date, examine what the rest of the season might hold, and look into how wxchasing.com’s forecasts ha ...

Short Update: Tropical Depression 9 forms, threatens land.

Short Update: Tropical Depression 9 forms, threatens land.

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Short Update: Tropical Depression 9 forms, threatens land.

And from the ashes it returns. Hurricane hunter planes found that the disturbance (99L) that we had been tracking entering the Gulf of Mexico has strengthened and is expected to be ...

And from the ashes it returns. Hurricane hunter planes found that the disturbance (99L) that we had been tracking entering the Gulf of Mexico has strengthened and is expected to become a named storm later this week. So, we'll keep it short. Where's it going, what's it doin ...

How Did It Happen: Record breaking Louisiana Flood August 2016

How Did It Happen: Record breaking Louisiana Flood August 2016

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How Did It Happen: Record breaking Louisiana Flood August 2016

A record flood in Louisiana. Hundreds, thousands of water rescues. August. People are dying, houses are flooding. People flock to shelters to escape the rising water. The she ...

A record flood in Louisiana. Hundreds, thousands of water rescues. August. People are dying, houses are flooding. People flock to shelters to escape the rising water. The shelters begin to flood. For most, the name “Katrina” probably creeps into mind. But no, this story ...

Hurricane Hunters Tour Hurricane Earl

Hurricane Hunters Tour Hurricane Earl

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Hurricane Hunters Tour Hurricane Earl

As Earl strengthened into a hurricane yesterday, meteorologist Sandy Delgado was given the opportunity to board the NOAA P3 hurricane hunter plane and give a birds eye view! Here a ...

As Earl strengthened into a hurricane yesterday, meteorologist Sandy Delgado was given the opportunity to board the NOAA P3 hurricane hunter plane and give a birds eye view! Here are some pictures of that experience, courtesy of Mr. Delgado! I think this counts as storm chasing, ...

Short Tropical Update: Aug 2 2016

Short Tropical Update: Aug 2 2016

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Short Tropical Update: Aug 2 2016

A vigorous tropical wave has been on the cusp of  being designated a tropical storm for about 36 hours now. A hurricane hunter aircraft was scheduled to enter the storm yesterday, ...

A vigorous tropical wave has been on the cusp of  being designated a tropical storm for about 36 hours now. A hurricane hunter aircraft was scheduled to enter the storm yesterday, but due to mechanical failures the flight was scrubbed. Today's mission is so far successful, with a ...

Wxchasing Hurricane Season 2016 Update

Wxchasing Hurricane Season 2016 Update

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Wxchasing Hurricane Season 2016 Update

Monday, August 1st, marks the beginning of a typically 3-month long period of heightened tropical activity in the Atlantic basin. The August-September-October (ASO) period accounts ...

Monday, August 1st, marks the beginning of a typically 3-month long period of heightened tropical activity in the Atlantic basin. The August-September-October (ASO) period accounts for on average 80% of the tropical storms in a given year and 86% of its hurricanes. Credit: L ...