Winter Storm Names

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Winter storm naming in the United States has been used since the mid 1700s in various ways to describe historical winter storms. These names have been coined from days of the year that the storm impacted, to noteworthy structures such … Continued

The Great Waldo Flood

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I was watching the conditions deteriorate in Kalamazoo and photos coming in from Waldo Stadium as the water keep on rising yesterday morning and afternoon. (Image is by Kaytie Boomer). It was so bad pieces of the turf began to … Continued

Arctic Oscillation

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Over the past couple weeks I have been trying to show all the variables which go into a winter forecast.  Today will be a discussion on the Arctic Circle and Climatology.  The feature image is of my own creation… The … Continued

Pacific Decadal Oscillation

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Over the past couple weeks I have been posting all the stuff that goes into a winter forecast and all the variables – Lake Michigan, Atmospheric Circulation, the possible La Nina late this fall/early winter, Arctic Oscillation and North Atlantic Oscillation … Continued

Wet and Gloomy

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Now here is something we haven’t had for awhile – a moist and gloomy day.  We have had a nice steady rain here at the station since 4am.  We have seen .29 of an inch since midnight bringing our total … Continued