Archive for December, 2010

Tornado videos from today’s storms

Videos are emerging of today’s tornadoes. Rolla, MO: **WARNING: NSFW LANGUAGE**   Fort Leonard Wood, MO:   With 8 tornado reports and 41 total storm reports, this is already the biggest severe weather outbreak/event to occur in recorded history on New Years’ Eve. Let’s also not forget about the snow! Some areas in the Northern […]

Early morning tornadoes strike the mid-country, cause fatalities

There are now three people confirmed dead in Cincinnati, Arkansas (near the Oklahoma border) as tornadic storms move through the mid-country and race off to the north and east. There is an article on NWAOnline with more information. This and other storms are hitting on New Years’ Eve morning when everybody is sleeping in and […]

Preview: Tornado Alley IMAX Film by Sean Casey

The preview for this epic tornado documentary is up on youtube in full HD:   It premieres March 18th! More information can be found on the movie’s web site: www.tornadoalleymovie.com

What to Watch Fore(cast) – Dec 27 – Jan 3

Highlights: Record lake-effect? – Some areas like Syracuse, NY prep for another round of lake-effect snow to close out December. The lake-effect could break the all-time snowiest month on record in some areas in the wake of an amazing and amazingly-bizarre winter storm. A brief re-cap – A few facts from the incredible coastal storm […]

Mid-Atlantic – The Week Ahead (Dec 26 – Jan 2)

The hit-or-miss coastal storm appears to be mostly a miss for those west of I-95 as the storm system makes its way up the East Coast today and into tomorrow. Right now the storm is basically using I-95 and DCA as its “pivot-point” as it strengthens and turns towards a more northerly trajectory. it really […]

Snowfall forecast for DCA and Montgomery County

Very In-My-Back-Yard (IMBY) forecast, but since I’ve been out of town and not keeping up with the weather I can’t really make a nice snowfall forecast. With so much uncertainty with the cut-off for the big snowfall totals, I will go with 3-6″ of snow for DCA and Montgomery County (65% confidence), with higher totals […]

Snow looks to be on the way

Looks like I’ll be eating my own words about not expecting much snow for the DC area from this system that the models haven’t been too much in agreement on. But now, Friday evening into the early, early morning hours of Saturday, many forecasts are saying there is a higher potential. Of course, reading MAD […]