NASA and the National Snow and Ice Data Center report that the Arctic sea ice minimum ties that of 2007 as the second lowest of the 38 year satellite data record. 1. That means that there is now more open water that can absorb the summer’s 24/7 warming sun’s energy. 2. Compared to the early 80s, there is now an additional 1.3 million square miles of open water. (that’s about 40% of the area of CONUS!) 3. The resulting ‘extra’ ocean heat is released into the atmosphere in the autumn and early winter. Researchers are studying if this extra energy…
The storm continues to swirl around off the coasts of the Carolinas.
We will see showers possible through at least the early part of Saturday.
A cold front moving through the Midwest will bring the potential for rain and storms Friday night and Saturday.
NASA says August is the warmest month recorded since modern day weather record keeping began.
Our next cold front is coming through the area Wednesday bringing both rain and cooler air.
Scientists may find out what the earth looked like 4.5 million years ago.
We have a new named storm in the Atlantic
Nicholas, Greg, Rob, and Hannah are all on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
“Are we done with the summer heat?”
No weather impacts for those who will be out and about downtown today.
Torrential rain fell in many places overnight, leading to localized flooding.
Strong storms are possible Friday night.
Showers may hold off until later
The first week of September was a dry one, but more rain is on the way through the first half of this weekend.
Up to 2″ of rainfall in some areas.
The last advisory for Newton has been issued by the National Hurricane Center. The remnants of the storm are expected to continue to weaken and dissipate by the start of Thursday.
Weather Radio will be ‘off the air’ until this afternoon.
Hermine’s impacts wrap up on the East Coast, Newton brings heavy rain and gusty winds to Mexico
Hermine on path to weakening, while Hurricane Newton strengthens