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  • Summer Days above 90°

    Summer Days above 90°

    The summer is unofficially over with Labor Day weekend and the end of August, so how hot was it this year?  Actually compared to the last 5 years it was on the more mild side with 20 days at or above the 90° mark.More >>
    The summer is unofficially over with Labor Day weekend and the end of August, so how hot was it this year?  Actually compared to the last 5 years it was on the more mild side with 20 days at or above theMore >>
  • Sundogs Explained

    Sundogs Explained

    It's an atmospheric phenomenon that looks like two more suns on either side of the sun and they're called Sundogs, Mock suns, or Parhelia.  These bright spots on either side of the sun usually occur with a haloMore >>
    It's an atmospheric phenomenon that looks like two more suns on either side of the sun and they're called Sundogs, Mock suns, or Parhelia.  These bright spots on either side of the sun usually occur withMore >>
  • Lightning Myths & Facts

    Lightning Myths & Facts

    Lightning is a powerful and interesting force of nature, but there are many misconceptions about the topic.  The first is that lightning never strikes the same place twice..
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    Lightning is a powerful and interesting force of nature, but there are many misconceptions about the topic.  The first is that lightning never strikes the same place twice.  Actually lightning can oftenMore >>
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  • Hot & Humid First Day of Meteorological Autumn

    Hot & Humid First Day of Meteorological Autumn

    Today is Labor Day and also the first day of meteorological autumn. Meteorologists split each season into three months with autumn being September, October, and November. Of course the astronomical calendarMore >>
    Today is Labor Day and also the first day of meteorological autumn. Meteorologists split each season into three months with autumn being September, October, and November. Of course the astronomical calendarMore >>
  • Space Weather: Northern Lights Currently Visible

    Space Weather: Northern Lights Currently Visible

    The Northern Lights or Aurora Borealis have been visible recently over North America and some incredibly beautiful pictures have been coming in from across several regions. The attached photo was takenMore >>
    The Northern Lights or Aurora Borealis have been visible recently over North America and some incredibly beautiful pictures have been coming in from across several regions. The attached photo was takenMore >>
  • Tropical Storm Cristobal Brings Dangerous Rip Currents

    Tropical Storm Cristobal Brings Dangerous Rip Currents

    Tropical Depression Four was upgraded to Tropical Storm Cristobal yesterday with winds now sustained at 50 mph and a central pressure of 994 millibars. This system is expected to become a category 1 hurricaneMore >>
    Tropical Depression Four was upgraded to Tropical Storm Cristobal yesterday with winds now sustained at 50 mph and a central pressure of 994 millibars. This system is expected to become a category 1 hurricaneMore >>
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  • Bad Weather Is Bad News For The Sweet Tooth

    Bad Weather Is Bad News For The Sweet Tooth

    Bad weather brings bad news for Nutella lovers!  Unfavorable weather in Turkey will make for expensive jars of Nutella in the near future. Turkey grows about 70% of hazelnuts. As all Nutella lovers know,More >>
    Bad weather brings bad news for Nutella lovers!  Unfavorable weather in Turkey will make for expensive jars of Nutella in the near future. Turkey grows about 70% of hazelnuts. As all Nutella lovers know, hazelnut is the primary ingredient in this sweet snack.More >>
  • Tropical Depression Four

    Tropical Depression Four

    Tropical Depression Four formed this afternoon over the Turks and Caicos Islands with winds sustained at 35 miles per hour. Despite less than perfect convection shown on satellite and radar, there wasMore >>
    Tropical Depression Four formed this afternoon over the Turks and Caicos Islands with winds sustained at 35 miles per hour. Despite less than perfect convection shown on satellite and radar, there was enough convective organization present to bring this system to Tropical Depression status.More >>
  • It's Busy Up In Space!

    It's Busy Up In Space!

    The space calendar is busy for the next few days due to two events; the Supermoon and the Perseid meteor shower. The last Supermoon took place about a month ago, and you can read a blog on that here. TheMore >>
    Two events will be taking place in our skies through the next few days; the Supermoon and the Perseid meteor shower. The last Supermoon took place about a month ago, and you can read a blog on that here. The Perseid meteor shower will peak on August 10th, 11th, and 12th while the Supermoon occurs on August 10th.More >>
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  • Summer Days above 90°

    Summer Days above 90°

    The summer is unofficially over with Labor Day weekend and the end of August, so how hot was it this year?  Actually compared to the last 5 years it was on the more mild side with 20 days at or above the 90° mark.More >>
    The summer is unofficially over with Labor Day weekend and the end of August, so how hot was it this year?  Actually compared to the last 5 years it was on the more mild side with 20 days at or above theMore >>
  • Hot & Humid First Day of Meteorological Autumn

    Hot & Humid First Day of Meteorological Autumn

    Today is Labor Day and also the first day of meteorological autumn. Meteorologists split each season into three months with autumn being September, October, and November. Of course the astronomical calendarMore >>
    Today is Labor Day and also the first day of meteorological autumn. Meteorologists split each season into three months with autumn being September, October, and November. Of course the astronomical calendarMore >>
  • Space Weather: Northern Lights Currently Visible

    Space Weather: Northern Lights Currently Visible

    The Northern Lights or Aurora Borealis have been visible recently over North America and some incredibly beautiful pictures have been coming in from across several regions. The attached photo was takenMore >>
    The Northern Lights or Aurora Borealis have been visible recently over North America and some incredibly beautiful pictures have been coming in from across several regions. The attached photo was takenMore >>
  • Bad Weather Is Bad News For The Sweet Tooth

    Bad Weather Is Bad News For The Sweet Tooth

    Bad weather brings bad news for Nutella lovers!  Unfavorable weather in Turkey will make for expensive jars of Nutella in the near future. Turkey grows about 70% of hazelnuts. As all Nutella lovers know,More >>
    Bad weather brings bad news for Nutella lovers!  Unfavorable weather in Turkey will make for expensive jars of Nutella in the near future. Turkey grows about 70% of hazelnuts. As all Nutella lovers know, hazelnut is the primary ingredient in this sweet snack.More >>
  • Tropical Storm Cristobal Brings Dangerous Rip Currents

    Tropical Storm Cristobal Brings Dangerous Rip Currents

    Tropical Depression Four was upgraded to Tropical Storm Cristobal yesterday with winds now sustained at 50 mph and a central pressure of 994 millibars. This system is expected to become a category 1 hurricaneMore >>
    Tropical Depression Four was upgraded to Tropical Storm Cristobal yesterday with winds now sustained at 50 mph and a central pressure of 994 millibars. This system is expected to become a category 1 hurricaneMore >>
  • Tropical Depression Four

    Tropical Depression Four

    Tropical Depression Four formed this afternoon over the Turks and Caicos Islands with winds sustained at 35 miles per hour. Despite less than perfect convection shown on satellite and radar, there wasMore >>
    Tropical Depression Four formed this afternoon over the Turks and Caicos Islands with winds sustained at 35 miles per hour. Despite less than perfect convection shown on satellite and radar, there was enough convective organization present to bring this system to Tropical Depression status.More >>
  • The Lack of 90 Degree Weather

    The Lack of 90 Degree Weather

    Friday, August 15 2014 8:11 AM EDT2014-08-15 12:11:33 GMT
    Last month I wrote a blog about how cool this summer has felt and that July was the coolest we've seen it in about 5 years. We are now halfway through August and the pattern remains to be cool in termsMore >>
    Last month I wrote a blog about how cool this summer has felt and that July was the coolest we've seen it in about 5 years. We are now halfway through August and the pattern remains to be cool in termsMore >>
  • Sundogs Explained

    Sundogs Explained

    It's an atmospheric phenomenon that looks like two more suns on either side of the sun and they're called Sundogs, Mock suns, or Parhelia.  These bright spots on either side of the sun usually occur with a haloMore >>
    It's an atmospheric phenomenon that looks like two more suns on either side of the sun and they're called Sundogs, Mock suns, or Parhelia.  These bright spots on either side of the sun usually occur withMore >>
  • Rainfall Records Shattered

    Rainfall Records Shattered

    The pattern lately sure has been an extreme one in terms of rainfall from the Midwest to the Mid-Atlantic and all the way to the Northeast. The culprit has been an area of low pressure and a cold frontMore >>
    The pattern lately sure has been an extreme one in terms of rainfall from the Midwest to the Mid-Atlantic and all the way to the Northeast. The culprit has been an area of low pressure and a cold frontMore >>
  • Severe Storms Possible Today

    Severe Storms Possible Today

    It is looking more likely that Delmarva will be in a prime spot later this afternoon for some strong to severe storms. In order to get severe storms you typically need a few ingredients. Those ingredientsMore >>
    It is looking more likely that Delmarva will be in a prime spot later this afternoon for some strong to severe storms. In order to get severe storms you typically need a few ingredients. Those ingredientsMore >>
  • It's Busy Up In Space!

    It's Busy Up In Space!

    The space calendar is busy for the next few days due to two events; the Supermoon and the Perseid meteor shower. The last Supermoon took place about a month ago, and you can read a blog on that here. TheMore >>
    Two events will be taking place in our skies through the next few days; the Supermoon and the Perseid meteor shower. The last Supermoon took place about a month ago, and you can read a blog on that here. The Perseid meteor shower will peak on August 10th, 11th, and 12th while the Supermoon occurs on August 10th.More >>
  • Hawaii's Luck Runs Out With Hurricane Iselle

    Hawaii's Luck Runs Out With Hurricane Iselle

    Hawaii has lucked out for over 20 years and dodged any direct hits from hurricanes. For the first time since 1993, the Big Island is now under a Hurricane Warning as Hurricane Iselle is forecast to pass overMore >>
    Hawaii has lucked out for over 20 years and dodged any direct hits from hurricanes. For the first time since 1993, the Big Island is now under a Hurricane Warning as Hurricane Iselle is forecast to pass over the island. The hurricane has unexpectedly maintained hurricane strength which prompted the Central Pacific Hurricane Center to post the warning on the Big Island.More >>
  • Tropical Storm Bertha Update

    Tropical Storm Bertha Update

    As of 5 AM, the National Hurricane Center has downgraded Bertha to a Tropical Storm. Last night, the storm was barely a Hurricane with winds at 75 miles per hour, and has since weakened to 65 miles perMore >>
    As of 5 AM, the National Hurricane Center has downgraded Bertha to a Tropical Storm. Last night, the storm was barely a Hurricane with winds at 75 miles per hour, and has since weakened to 65 miles per hour. Bertha is currently located 475 miles west of Bermuda and heading northeast at 22 miles per hour. As the day progresses, the tropical storm is expected to slowly weaken.More >>
  • July 2014: Coolest July Since Last Decade

    July 2014: Coolest July Since Last Decade

    Well, July is over and officially in the books, so how hot has it been! The short answer is "hot, but not too hot."After crunching some numbers and doing a little research, July has turned out to be theMore >>
    Well, July is over and officially in the books, so how hot has it been! The short answer is "hot, but not too hot."After crunching some numbers and doing a little research, July has turned out to be theMore >>
  • Lightning Myths & Facts

    Lightning Myths & Facts

    Lightning is a powerful and interesting force of nature, but there are many misconceptions about the topic.  The first is that lightning never strikes the same place twice..
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    Lightning is a powerful and interesting force of nature, but there are many misconceptions about the topic.  The first is that lightning never strikes the same place twice.  Actually lightning can oftenMore >>
  • Watching the Tropics: Invest 93-L

    Watching the Tropics: Invest 93-L

    The National Hurricane Center (NHC) put out their tropical forecast several months back and they forecasted a quiet hurricane season for the Atlantic this year. So far the Atlantic has remained quiet withMore >>
    The National Hurricane Center (NHC) put out their tropical forecast several months back and they forecasted a quiet hurricane season for the Atlantic this year. So far the Atlantic has remained quiet withMore >>
  • Lightning Safety Tips

    Lightning Safety Tips

    Lightning is a dangerous weather phenomenon that occurs when thunderstorms form.  While lightning can be dangerous and even fatal, there are steps you can take to make sure you stay safe. 
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    Lightning is a dangerous weather phenomenon that occurs when thunderstorms form.  While lightning can be dangerous and even fatal, there are steps you can take to make sure you stay safe.   First off,More >>
  • Tornado Strikes Near Boston Massachusetts

    Tornado Strikes Near Boston Massachusetts

    An EF-2 tornado hit the suburbs of Boston on Monday morning with winds up to 120 mph. Specifically, it tore through Suffolk county and did the most damage in the town of Revere and Chelsea. Revere MayorMore >>
    An EF-2 tornado hit the suburbs of Boston on Monday morning with winds up to 120 mph. Specifically, it tore through Suffolk county and did the most damage in the town of Revere and Chelsea. Revere MayorMore >>
  • Delta Aurarids Meteor Shower

    Delta Aurarids Meteor Shower

    For those of you who are keen to keep an eye to the sky for falling meteors, be sure to look up on Tuesday night / Wednesday morning.  On the night of July 29-30 you can view the Delta Aquarids meteor shower.More >>
    For those of you who are keen to keep an eye to the sky for falling meteors, be sure to look up on Tuesday night / Wednesday morning.  On the night of July 29-30 you can view the Delta Aquarids meteor shower, with estimated peak meteor rates of 15-20 meteors/hour.   This is considered a minor meteor shower, but thanks to a new moon the sky will stay dark.More >>
  • Northampton County Tornado

    Northampton County Tornado

    The National Weather Service confirmed yesterday that an EF-1 tornado touched down in Northampton County, Virginia. The tornado warning was issued at 8:20 AM when a waterspout over the Chesapeake Bay wasMore >>
    The National Weather Service confirmed yesterday that an EF-1 tornado touched down in Northampton County, Virginia. The tornado warning was issued at 8:20 AM when a waterspout over the Chesapeake Bay was picked up on doppler radar.More >>
  • Will Cooler Pattern Continue Into August?

    Will Cooler Pattern Continue Into August?

    Believe it or not, this summer has actually been warmer than normal. June was above average and so far July has been warmer too, but it doesn't seem that way to me or a lot of others. Why is that? DespiteMore >>
    Believe it or not, this summer has actually been warmer than normal. June was above average and so far July has been warmer too, but it doesn't seem that way to me or a lot of others. Why is that? DespiteMore >>
  • Cool Summer Air Across Mid-Atlantic

    Cool Summer Air Across Mid-Atlantic

    The last few days have been cooler than average across the region with highs only in the 70s. A normal July forecast would be for hot and humid conditions, but that hasn't been the case recently.The attachedMore >>
    The past few days have been cooler than average across the region with highs only in the 70s. A normal July forecast would be for hot and humid conditions, but that hasn't been the case recently...
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  • Sinkhole or Landslide?

    Sinkhole or Landslide?

    Landslides and sink holes are two events usually caused by weather. Typically, heavy precipitation will cause a landslide or sink hole to form, but the events themselves are very different. While bothMore >>
    Landslides and sink holes are two events usually caused by weather. Typically, heavy precipitation will cause a landslide or sink hole to form, but the events themselves are very different. More >>
  • Lake Erie Is Going Green

    Lake Erie Is Going Green

    This summer will bring a return of green waters to parts of Lake Erie this year. The green waters have been around before, and occur due to the toxic algae Cyanobacteria. This is the scientific name forMore >>
    This summer will bring a return of green waters to parts of Lake Erie this year. The green waters have been around before, and occur due to the toxic algae Cyanobacteria. This is the scientific name for algae that is blue/green in color. More >>
  • Arizona Monsoon Floods Phoenix Metro Area

    Arizona Monsoon Floods Phoenix Metro Area

    The southwestern part of the United States experiences a monsoon season every year. Yes, the desert areas of Arizona, Phoenix for example, do see rain. And sometimes it can flood and cause major problems.OverMore >>
    The southwestern part of the United States experiences a monsoon season every year. Yes, the desert areas of Arizona, Phoenix for example, do see rain. And sometimes it can flood and cause major problems.OverMore >>
  • Tonight's Supermoon

    Tonight's Supermoon

    As skies clear out tonight, it's a perfect evening to look up at the sky and find the full moon. This month's full moon coincides with the moon being at its closest point to Earth during its orbit. ScientistsMore >>
    As skies clear out tonight, it's a perfect evening to look up at the sky and find the full moon. This month's full moon coincides with the moon being at its closest point to Earth during its orbit. Scientists call this perigee. Perigee is reached about every 28 days, though it does not always coincide with the full moon. When perigee and a full moon happen on the same night, it is coined by the term Supermoon.More >>
  • Severe Weather Outbreak Possible Next Week

    Severe Weather Outbreak Possible Next Week

    The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has highlighted our region as "an area of concern" for severe weather Tuesday of next week. The ingredients seem to be coming together for a possible severe weather outbreakMore >>
    The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has highlighted our region as "an area of concern" for severe weather Tuesday of next week. The ingredients seem to be coming together for a possible severe weather outbreakMore >>
  • Canadian Wildfires Impacting United States

    Canadian Wildfires Impacting United States

    The Des Moines National Weather Service (NWS) in Iowa posted a visible satellite image this morning of smoke from Canadian wildfires traveling into the United States.More >>
    The Des Moines National Weather Service (NWS) in Iowa posted a visible satellite image this morning of smoke from Canadian wildfires traveling into the United States.More >>
  • Typhoon Neguri

    Typhoon Neguri

    Typhoon 08W (Neoguri) is currently at 28.9 N 125.8E in the East China Sea and about 322 NM Southwest of Sasebo, Japan.  Typhoon Neoguri passed to the West of Okinawa, Japan 24-36 hours ago with maximum sustained....
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    Typhoon 08W (Neoguri) is currently at 28.9 N 125.8E in the East China Sea and about 322 NM Southwest of Sasebo, Japan.  Typhoon Neoguri passed to the West of Okinawa, Japan 24-36 hours ago with maximumMore >>
  • Coastal Upwelling Along the Eastern Shore

    Coastal Upwelling Along the Eastern Shore

    Upwelling is a oceanographical and meteorological process that occurs in oceans all over the world. In fact, it just happened recently here along the waters of the eastern shore. Upwelling is a term usedMore >>
    Upwelling is an oceanographical and meteorological process that occurs in oceans all over the world. In fact, it just happened recently here along the waters of the eastern shore. Upwelling is a term usedMore >>
  • Where Does Arthur Go From Here?

    Where Does Arthur Go From Here?

    By afternoon time today, most people would never guess that a Hurricane was lurking just off of the peninsula. While the peninsula as a whole fared well from Hurricane Arthur this morning, portions ofMore >>
    By afternoon time today, most people would never guess that a Hurricane was lurking just off of the peninsula. While the peninsula as a whole fared well from Hurricane Arthur this morning, portions of the North East are being pounded by heavy rainfall.More >>
  • Arthur Becomes Category 1 Hurricane

    Arthur Becomes Category 1 Hurricane

    The first named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season has now become an official hurricane with winds of 75 mph. Hurricane Arthur is expected to move north and have an impact on the Delmarva peninsula.AMore >>
    The first named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season has now become an official hurricane with winds of 75 mph. Hurricane Arthur is expected to move north and have an impact on the Delmarva peninsula.AMore >>
  • Update on Tropical Storm Arthur

    Update on Tropical Storm Arthur

    As of 8pm Wednesday (7/2) Tropical Storm Arthur is just below hurricane strength with 70 mph sustained winds and a central low pressure of 990 mb.  Arthur is expected to intensify into a category 1 hurricane...More >>
    As of 8pm Wednesday (7/2) Tropical Storm Arthur is just below hurricane strength with 70 mph sustained winds and a central low pressure of 990 mb.  Arthur is expected to intensify into a category 1 hurricaneMore >>
  • Possible Tropical Development

    Possible Tropical Development

    The National Hurricane Center is keeping an eye on an area of low pressure located 230 miles east of St Augustine, FL.  The slightly organized area of showers and thunderstorms is moving very slowly southward......
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    The National Hurricane Center is keeping an eye on an area of low pressure located 230 miles east of St Augustine, FL.  The slightly organized area of showers and thunderstorms is moving very slowly southwardMore >>
  • Islands Making Waves

    Islands Making Waves

    As a boat or ship travels through the water, it creates waves that spread out behind the vessel.  Interestingly enough, islands can have the same effect, just in the air.  Such an occasion happened in late November 2009...
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    As a boat or ship travels through the water, it creates waves that spread out behind the vessel.  Interestingly enough, islands can have the same effect, just in the air.  Such an occasion happened inMore >>
  • High Rainfall Totals Last 48 Hours

    High Rainfall Totals Last 48 Hours

    With the high humidity values the last couple of days, rain has been easy to come by for some spots on the peninsula. If you're thinking that Salisbury hasn't seen much rain and you have no idea what I'mMore >>
    With the high humidity values the last couple of days, rain has been easy to come by for some spots on the peninsula. If you're thinking that Salisbury hasn't seen much rain and you have no idea what I'mMore >>
  • Lightning Safety Awareness

    Lightning Safety Awareness

    This week (June 23 - June 27) is Lightning Safety Awareness Week. There are a lot of common misconceptions when it comes to lightning...More >>
    This week (June 23 - June 27) is Lightning Safety Awareness Week. There are a lot of common misconceptions when it comes to lightning, and this week is dedicated to informing and reminding the public of the danger that lightning imposes.More >>
  • Alaskan Earthquake 6/23

    Alaskan Earthquake 6/23

    At 4:53 EST on June 23rd, 2014 there was an 8.0 earthquake near Attu Station, AK in the Aleutian Islands.  The epicenter is located at 51.8 north, 178.7 east, approximately 25 miles NW of Amchitka, AK and.....More >>
    At 4:53 EST on June 23rd, 2014 there was an 8.0 earthquake near Attu Station, AK in the Aleutian Islands.  The epicenter is located at 51.8 north, 178.7 east, approximately 25 miles NW of Amchitka, AKMore >>
  • Snow In June?

    Snow In June?

     In lieu of the oppressive heat this week, wouldn't some snow sound good right about now? Well, those in the Pacific Northwest may be wishing for our heat, because they're seeing snow!More >>
    In lieu of the oppressive heat this week, wouldn't some snow sound good right about now? Well, those in the Pacific Northwest may be wishing for our heat, because they're seeing snow!More >>
  • Record High Temp Tomorrow?

    Record High Temp Tomorrow?

    In Salisbury, MD on June 18th, 1957 a daily record high temperature of 96° was reached.  There is a great chance to see that broken tomorrow with highs in the mid-90s.  So what has led to this chance to break a record?More >>
    In Salisbury, MD on June 18th, 1957 a daily record high temperature of 96° was reached.  There is a great chance to see that broken tomorrow with highs in the mid-90s.  So what has led to this chance toMore >>
  • Air Quality Alert

    Air Quality Alert

    The majority of the peninsula is under an air quality alert today. More specifically, we are under a code orange air quality alert. This kind of alert is issued by the Department of the Environment andMore >>
    The majority of the peninsula is under an air quality alert today. More specifically, we are under a code orange air quality alert. This kind of alert is issued by the Department of the Environment and there are different indices for reporting on the quality of the air, called the Air Quality Index. The Air Quality Index expresses how clean or polluted the air is by focusing on ground level ozone and airborne particles; two of the bigger threats when it comes to human health.More >>
  • The Heat Is On!

    The Heat Is On!

    If you saw my forecast today, you already know that we are in for some hot temperatures as we head into the middle part of the work week. Along with the hot temperatures, humidity will be making temperaturesMore >>
    If you saw my forecast today, you already know that we are in for some hot temperatures as we head into the middle part of the work week. Along with the hot temperatures, humidity will be making temperatures feel even hotter during the afternoon hours.More >>
  • The Ominous Shelf Cloud

    The Ominous Shelf Cloud

    Clouds come in many different shapes and sizes with different names attached to each type of cloud. Some clouds can be friendly while others can look very ominous. An example of an ominous looking cloudMore >>
    Clouds come in many different shapes and sizes with different names attached to each type of cloud. Some clouds can be friendly while others can look very ominous. An example of an ominous looking cloud is a shelf cloud.More >>
  • Reminders Of Winter

    Reminders Of Winter

    While the past winter was a down right cold one on the peninsula, we weren't the only ones stuck in the freeze. The freezing temperatures may be a distant memory to most of us as we are now into hot and humidMore >>
    While the past winter was a down right cold one on the peninsula, we weren't the only ones stuck in the freeze. The freezing temperatures may be a distant memory to most of us as we are now into hot and humid summer-like days. In some not so distant places, up until the last few weeks, there were still reminders of the freezing temperatures. More >>
  • Cooler Temps Along the Coast

    Cooler Temps Along the Coast

    A stationary front was positioned just north of the peninsula today allowing for warm temperatures and high humidity.  Though temperatures topped out in the mid-80s along the western side of Delmarva,More >>
    A stationary front was positioned just north of the peninsula today allowing for warm temperatures and high humidity.  Though temperatures topped out in the mid-80s along the western side of Delmarva, the eastern cities were a bit cooler.  
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  • High Dew Points Bring Sticky Conditions

    High Dew Points Bring Sticky Conditions

    It's that time of year again when the heat begins to increase and the dreaded humidity takes over. So far, this spring season has been pleasant and comfortable, but that's not going to be the case this week.More >>
    It's that time of year again when the heat begins to increase and the dreaded humidity takes over. So far, this spring season has been pleasant and comfortable, but that's not going to be the case this week.More >>
  • Rainbows/Double Rainbows Explained

    Rainbows/Double Rainbows Explained

    A rainbow may be visible after a rain shower or storm as a pretty present from Mother Nature.   A rainbow technically isn't a thing, it's an optical phenomenon.  Rainbows are best seen after a rain shower...More >>
    A rainbow may be visible after a rain shower or storm as a pretty present from Mother Nature.   A rainbow technically isn't a thing, it's an optical phenomenon.  Rainbows are best seen after a rain shower,More >>
  • Rip Current Awareness Week

    Rip Current Awareness Week

    The National Weather Service has declared this week as Rip Current Awareness Week. As we head into the summer months it is important to be aware of the dangers that exist at times within the water.A ripMore >>
    The National Weather Service has declared this week as Rip Current Awareness Week. As we head into the summer months it is important to be aware of the dangers that exist at times within the water.A ripMore >>
  • Trouble In The Tropics?

    Trouble In The Tropics?

    As hurricane season begins tomorrow (June 1st), the tropics may already be up to no good. An area of energy currently in the eastern pacific has the potential to track into the gulf of mexico in theMore >>
    As hurricane season begins tomorrow (June 1st), the tropics may already be up to no good. An area of energy currently in the eastern pacific has the potential to track into the gulf of mexico in the coming week. The conditions in these two areas are favorable to develop a rain maker at the very least. Both locations feature warm waters and weak upper atmosphere winds, which are two driving factors in developing a tropical system.More >>
  • Hurricane Preparedness Week

    Hurricane Preparedness Week

    The start of Hurricane season is just a few days away and the time to prepare is now. Hurricane season officially starts on June 1 and runs through the end of November.The National Hurricane Center (NHC)More >>
    The start of Hurricane season is just a few days away and the time to prepare is now. Hurricane season officially starts on June 1 and runs through the end of November.The National Hurricane Center (NHC)More >>
  • Tornadoes on the Delmarva Peninsula

    Tornadoes on the Delmarva Peninsula

    Recently Delmarva saw some severe weather including a tornado that moved through the Hartly and Camden-Wyoming area.  The NWS confirmed the tornado was ranked as EF1 with a 0.35 mile long path that.....
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    Recently Delmarva saw some severe weather including a tornado that moved through the Hartly and Camden-Wyoming area.  The NWS confirmed the tornado was ranked as EF1 with a 0.35 mile long path that wasMore >>
  • Hurricane Amanda

    Hurricane Amanda

    Hurricane Amanda is the first named tropical system in the Pacific Ocean for the 2014 season.  Amanda is currently a category 4 hurricane with a minimum central pressure of 935mb and maximum sustained winds near 150 mph.
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    Hurricane Amanda is the first named tropical system in the Pacific Ocean for the 2014 season.  Amanda is currently a category 4 hurricane with a minimum central pressure of 935mb and maximum sustainedMore >>
  • Tonight's Light Show

    Tonight's Light Show

    If you're interested in a light show, tonight may be the night to watch. The Camelopardalis meteor shower is expected to enter its peak between two and four A.M. on Saturday morning. The parent comet wasMore >>
    If you're interested in a light show, tonight may be the night to watch. The Camelopardalis meteor shower is expected to enter its peak between two and four A.M. on Saturday morning. The parent comet was discovered in 2004, and this is the first time Earth has encountered debris from the comet.More >>
  • Moore, Oklahoma: A Year After The Devastating Tornado

    Moore, Oklahoma: A Year After The Devastating Tornado

    Moore, Oklahoma was hit very hard during tornado season last year. One of the strongest Tornadoes hit the town on May 20, 2013, leaving a path of total destruction.More >>
    Moore, Oklahoma was hit very hard during tornado season last year. One of the strongest Tornadoes hit the town on May 20, 2013, leaving a path of total destruction.More >>
  • Memorial Day Weekend Forecast

    Memorial Day Weekend Forecast

    The Memorial Day holiday weekend is fast approaching, but what will Mother Nature bring Delmarva for the weekend?  Before the weekend arrives a low pressure system will push across the region from Wednesday...
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    The Memorial Day holiday weekend is fast approaching, but what will Mother Nature bring Delmarva for the weekend?  Before the weekend arrives a low pressure system will push across the region from WednesdayMore >>
  • Unbelievable Supercell Thunderstorm in Wyoming

    Unbelievable Supercell Thunderstorm in Wyoming

    This amazing picture was taken by Colt Forney Photography (@Basehunters). These stormchasers caught this epic view of a classic supercell thunderstorm near Newcastle, Wyoming on Sunday evening.More >>
    This amazing picture was taken by Colt Forney Photography (@Basehunters). These stormchasers caught this epic view of a classic supercell thunderstorm near Newcastle, Wyoming on Sunday evening.More >>
  • Darkness On The Sun

    Darkness On The Sun

    What's also known as the brightest object in our sky actually has darkness to it. The darkness comes in the form of what is called a coronal hole. NASA has images of the sun that features a suspiciouslyMore >>
    What's also known as the brightest object in our sky actually has darkness to it. The darkness comes in the form of what is called a coronal hole. NASA has images of the sun that features a suspiciously dark square.More >>
  • Soaking Rain Possible Friday

    Soaking Rain Possible Friday

    Some big changes are coming to the forecast as we head into Friday. A strong cold front currently over the Midwest will push across Delmarva and bring the potential for heavy rainfall and some flooding.More >>
    Some big changes are coming to the forecast as we head into Friday. A strong cold front currently over the Midwest will push across Delmarva and bring the potential for heavy rainfall and some flooding.More >>
  • Ice Hair

    Ice Hair

    There is an odd phenomenon that occurs only in the Northwestern potions of North America and Europe; it's called ice hair.  Ice hair is ice that forms in and on rotten pieces of wood and looks likes tiny silk hairs.More >>
    There is an odd phenomenon that occurs only in the Northwestern potions of North America and Europe; it's called ice hair.  Ice hair is ice that forms in and on rotten pieces of wood and looks likes tinyMore >>
  • Lake Superior Still Covered In Ice

    Lake Superior Still Covered In Ice

    As we approach the middle of May I know no one wants to hear about this past winter, but it doesn't seem to want to go away.More >>
    As we approach the middle of May I know no one wants to hear about this past winter, but it doesn't seem to want to go away. The evidence of a very cold winter still exists for parts of the Great Lakes. Ice is still covering parts of Lake Superior.More >>
  • Snow for Colorado in May

    Snow for Colorado in May

    Snow is practically unheard of in May on Delmarva, but it's a different story in Colorado.  Denver, CO sees an average of 1.7 feet of snow in the month of May (since 2003 that monthly total has only been exceed twice).
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    Snow is practically unheard of in May on Delmarva, but it's a different story in Colorado.  Denver, CO sees an average of 1.7 feet of snow in the month of May (since 2003 that monthly total has onlyMore >>
  • How Weather Is Affecting Your Coffee

    How Weather Is Affecting Your Coffee

    People all around the world follow a routine of a cup of coffee, or 3, in the morning. The cup of coffee you're drinking may become even more expensive. Many of the top coffee producing countries are inMore >>
    People all around the world follow a routine of a cup of coffee, or 3, in the morning. The cup of coffee you're drinking may become even more expensive. Many of the top coffee producing countries are in a drought that is forecast to become worse in the coming months.More >>
  • Back Door Cold Front Brings Slightly Cooler Weather

    Back Door Cold Front Brings Slightly Cooler Weather

    A warm front lifted north of the area yesterday bringing the warmest temperatures the peninsula has seen in over 7 months.More >>
    A warm front lifted north of the area yesterday bringing the warmest temperatures the peninsula has seen in over 7 months. Salisbury reached 87 degrees. The last time that occurred was October 7, 2013.More >>
  • Summer-Like Temps Expected By End of Week

    Summer-Like Temps Expected By End of Week

    The first real heat wave of the season is currently impacting the Southern Plains. Temperatures may exceed 110 degrees in parts of Texas, Oklahoma, and Arizona.More >>
    The first real heat wave of the season is currently impacting the Southern Plains. Temperatures may exceed 110 degrees in parts of Texas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico. Some of that heat will arrive to the eastern shore by Thursday.More >>
  • Santa Ana Winds

    Santa Ana Winds

    The California wild fires have begun, and the Santa Ana winds are mainly to blame. But, how do the Santa Ana winds come to be? It all starts with high pressure centered to the east of the Sierra NevadaMore >>
    The California wild fires have begun, and the Santa Ana winds are mainly to blame. But, how do the Santa Ana winds come to be?More >>
  • 2.5 Days of Rising Temperatures

    2.5 Days of Rising Temperatures

    A very slow moving low pressure system, has been giving the peninsula a rainy workweek.  On Tuesday morning the warm front of the system pushed north through our region, this allowed for temperatures...More >>
    A very slow moving low pressure system, has been giving the peninsula a rainy workweek.  On Tuesday morning the warm front of the system pushed north through our region, this allowed for temperatures toMore >>
  • May Averages Across Delmarva

    May Averages Across Delmarva

    The month of May has finally arrived and that means a lot of things. The weather will become warmer, the days will get longer, and of course the beaches open for the summer in about 24 days!More >>
    The month of May has finally arrived and that means a lot of things. The weather will become warmer, the days will get longer, and of course the beaches open for the summer in about 24 days!More >>
  • Large Comma Cloud Develops Across U.S.

    Large Comma Cloud Develops Across U.S.

    A classic comma cloud has taken shape across the central and eastern sections of the country.
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    A classic comma cloud has taken shape across the central and eastern sections of the country. This is the same system that has caused the severe weather outbreaks for a significant section of the U.S. over the last few days.More >>
  • Large Tornado Hits Tupelo, MS

    Large Tornado Hits Tupelo, MS

    A very large and violent tornado has just (4/28 at 3:30PM EST) hit the birthplace of Elvis Presley, Tupelo, MS.  Attached is a radar image with a hook visible and a tornado icon just SW of Tupelo.  AccordingMore >>
    A very large and violent tornado has just (4/28 at 3:30PM EST) hit the birthplace of Elvis Presley, Tupelo, MS.  Attached is a radar image with a hook visible and a tornado icon just SW of Tupelo.  AccordingMore >>
  • An Omega Block Pattern

    An Omega Block Pattern

    Have you ever heard of an Omega Block? Well, it's actually a type of weather pattern.
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    Have you ever heard of an Omega Block? Well, it's actually a type of weather pattern that can develop. It's called an Omega Block because the height lines in the upper-levels of the atmosphere resembles the shape of the Greek letter Ω (Omega).More >>

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