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Christmas Road Trip 2018: Day 8

Today, we will travel from Atlanta, GA, to Roanoke, VA. We will take I-75 for much of today’s travel, though we may take US-82 at some point, depending on traffic. This morning has been cool, sunny and still. The NWS … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week #43

This week’s Satellite Image of the Week shows several different types of clouds. The red circle shows upper-air flow from the southwest.  These cirrus clouds are moving along the jetstream; the same jetsteam that is pushing the nor’easter. The blue … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week #37

This week’s Satellite Image of the Week shows Hurricane Florence in the Atlantic. Currently, Florence is a big problem for the coast of the Carolinas.  It weakened sharply before making landfall, but there is still a large storm surge, strong … Continue reading

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Tropical Update: 9/15/18

While Hurricane Florence has weakened, and is barely a tropical storm at this time.   Joyce and Helene have weakened to Tropical Storms, and Isaac has weakened to post tropical storm remnants. Florence is now a tropical storm, with sustained … Continue reading

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Tropical Update: 9/14/18

While Hurricane Florence has weakened, it is still a dangerous storm.   Joyce and Helene have weakened to Tropical Storms, and Isaac has weakened to a Tropical Depression.  These systems will still need to be watched carefully. Hurricane Florence is … Continue reading

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Tropical Update: 9/13/18

While Hurricane Florence has weakened, it is still a dangerous storm.   In addition to Florence, we have Hurricane Helene (Cat 1), Tropical Storm Isaac, Tropical Storm Joyce, and another tropical waves that stand to develop into tropical cyclones in … Continue reading

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Tropical Update: 9/12/18

Obviously, the big weather event right now is Hurricane Florence out in the Atlantic.  However, before I focus on Florence, it should be noted that the Atlantic is on fire.  In addition to Florence, we have Hurricane Helene (Cat 1), … Continue reading

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