Matt Lanza, a meteorologist for an energy company in Houston, spent some time earlier this year researching the 1895 Gulf Coast Blizzard. It was a widespread winter weather outbreak across the Gulf Coast region around Valentine’s Day in 1895. You can check out the article here: Space City Rewind: Houston’s Great Snow of 1895 At the National Weather Association Annual… Read more →
Matt Haworth, meteorologist for StormGeo, presented research connecting Gulf of Mexico sea surface temperatures to severe weather potential along the Gulf Coast. “Basically I expanded on a study done by Roger Edwards and Steven Weiss out of the Storm Prediction Center done in 1996,” Haworth said. “I expanded the study to include the areas within 100 miles of the Gulf… Read more →
Most of the southern sections of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama are under an Enhanced Risk for severe weather, including a 5% Tornado risk. Here is the latest from the SPC: Low-level moistening is already underway with middle 60s surface dew points expected across much of Louisiana and the southern halves of Mississippi, Alabama, and Georgia by early afternoon. This combined… Read more →
Meteorologist are combing through the newest forecast data every six hours, while the latest cluster of storms plowing across the Atlantic Ocean continues to try to organize. Right now, the National Hurricane Center gives Invest 99-L a 10-percent chance of development during the next 48 hours and a 40-percent chance of development during the next five days. This may seem… Read more →
If you’re wondering about the afternoon high temperatures during the next storm… The overnight lows may be a concern Monday nigth and into Tuesday and then again Tuesday night into Wednesday.