Tag Archives: Virginia

NWS Newsletter – Sterling, VA

Once a quarter, the Sterling, VA, office of the National Weather Service (NWS) publishes and distributes a newsletter to all of its local Skywarn Spotters.  It is a really neat idea.  My father always sends me an electronic copy, and … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week #27

This week’s satellite image shows a combination of some clouds over the Appalachian Mountains and a mountain-wave pattern to the east of the mountains.  There is also some cloud streets coming from Lake Erie into Ohio.  These are developing vertically, … Continue reading

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Port Royal, VA Storm

Typically, I post about articles or books that I have been reading on Thursdays.  However, a tornado-warned storm just passed near my home town in Virginia. The radar image from Sterling, VA, shows the strong, messy storm, which had a … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania to Virginia Weather: 6/11/17

Yesterday, I spent the day driving around western PA, northern WV and a tiny bit into eastern OH.  Today, I will drive from Pittsburgh, PA, to Jersey, VA. This morning has been mild, sunny, and still. National Weather Service (NWS) … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week #18

This week’s satellite image is a view of the sky over West Virginia.  We have some storms starting to fire in this cumulus field.  They started out as cumulus clouds arranged in cloud streets, but they are building vertically at this time. Near … Continue reading

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Video of the Week: #10

There was a major straight-line wind event in a town where I once lived.  I lived near Colonial Beach, and attended Colonial Beach high school for my 9th grade year, 1995-1996.  Here is a video of the wind, rain and … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week #1

This week’s satellite image is from this morning over New Mexico.  While there are some clouds, I call your attention to the bands that run west to east through the eastern part of the state into Texas.  These are actually … Continue reading

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