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  • 1955 "Love Me or Leave Me"
    'Love Me or Leave Me" tops list of favorite Musicals 1952 to 1986
    Roscoe Pond performed with the Native American “Daystar” dance company as a modern dancer. (Rosalie M. Jones, Executive Director). Roscoe grew up on Jazz music because his father & grandfather were one time musicians. He sang Jazz...
  • Autumn-like calm replaces severe weather outbreak
    For much of the eastern U.S., autumn calm replaces spring-like severe weather
    Following a major severe thunderstorm outbreak (Sept. 7 and Sept. 8) that stretched from the southern Plains to the East Coast, cooler and drier weather has moved in across much of the eastern half of the Nation. The Storm Prediction Center...
  • SSD_LESLIE_RGB_1845z_SEPT_08
    WEATHERAmerica Newsletter (warmer West, cooler East, talk about El Nino)
    TODAY'S FUN LINKS:A Climatology Of Heat Ridges Affecting Europe And North America (Revised)Types Of Higher-Latitude Blocking PatternsEl Nino Resource Pages From Jan Null, Golden Gate Weather:The Climate Prediction Center (CPC) and...
  • The weather is tropical, political and soon-to-be a bit autumnal
    The weather is tropical, political and soon-to-be a bit autumnal
    The weather headline I used today may seem to be a bit unusual. Please read more to see how all of these disparate terms really fit together. I caution that there will be some embedded editorial commentary.The tropicsThe tropical Atlantic is on...
  • Leslie
    Leslie to graze Bermuda and threaten Newfoundland
    LeslieLeslie is not looking very healthy this morning. The cloud tops have been warming and it certainly does not look to be rapidly organizing. Recon is in the storm right now and has found a pressure of 981mb, but so far I am only seeing maximum...
  • Two hurricanes in the Atlantic both with eyes on Canada
    Tropical Storm Watch for Bermuda for Hurricane Leslie to pass to their east
    Once again storms in this 2012 season defy the models and senior forecasters. Hurricane Leslie was expected to be a monster and slam Bermuda head on. That was just a few days ago. Now the forecast tracks the storm well off to the east with just a...
  • Satellite
    Leslie threat to Bermuda lessens, Canada in cross-hairs
    LeslieIt still appears that Leslie will stay well east of the US and the latest trends are that Leslie may even trend east of Bermuda. The latest model data has shifted about 200 miles or so east which would potentially keep Bermuda west of the...
  • Two hurricanes and a third storm on the way
    Two Hurricanes: Michael first Category 3 of season, Leslie better for Bermuda
    It is September 6, about a week from the peak of hurricane season, and there are two hurricanes in the Atlantic. In fact, there is a third system in the Gulf of Mexico that has a 50% chance to get named by the weekend. So it is busy, and that...
  • Satellite Image
    Leslie a threat to Bermuda and Canada
    LeslieThe model data continues to keep Leslie around 500 miles or so east of Cape Cod as it passes east of there early next week. So for now this looks like other than swells, to be a minimal threat to the US. Obviously that can change but I don...
  • Water spread along the coast from Leslie
    Waves along the coast as Leslie becomes a hurricane this week
    The latest tropical trouble spot in the Atlantic will be focused on Bermuda as Tropical Storm Leslie had winds this morning of 65 mph, but is expecting to make a direct hit this weekend as a hurricane. See more on the forecast and track on my...
  • Tropical trouble from two storms
    Two tropical storms will become hurricanes: Leslie to hit Bermuda, Nova Scotia
    Two storms in the central Atlantic today are both expected to grow and take a rare turn to the left. At least lean that way. There is a large blocking high in the north Atlantic and the circulation will help to steer both of these storms,...
  • 18z Leslie Tracks
    Leslie looks to stay 400-450 miles east of Cape Cod
    LeslieLeslie is definitely a threat to Bermuda and Atlantic Canada but it appears that it will stay well east of Cape Cod, although it will come close enough to bring some large swells.Both the 12z GFS and ECMWF now show Leslie tracking around 64W...
  • Tropical Storm Leslie sets sites on Bermuda
    Tropical Storm Leslie staging a hurricane hit on Bermuda
    The life of this storm has been out in the open water of the tropical Atlantic and for a while has meandered with little direction. It now appears that Tropical Storm Leslie is on the move to the north and will intensity. Two problems have...
  • Upper low moves toward Florida
    An upper low, not a tropical storm, is approaching south Florida
    On water vapor satellite imagery (Fig. 1), it looks like a large swirl (or low-pressure system), just off the east coast of Florida; satellite derived winds (Fig. 2) show cloud motion vectors associated with the counterclockwise swirl. On enhanced...
  • Tropical Storm Leslie
    Tropical Storm Leslie needs to be watched
    LeslieLeslie is strengthening this morning and it will likely reach hurricane status in the next 12-24 hours. Leslie should continue to head WNW over the next 72 hours on the southern side of an upper ridge to its north and northeast strengthening...