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  • Rainy Day Gardening
    Rainy day gardening
    April showers bring May flowers, but it's almost July now and the rain just keeps pouring down around here. Predictions are that we're headed towards setting a new record for the wettest June in Illinois history. Some of your garden...
  • Another Wet Sunday
    Soaking rain, cool temperatures and gusty winds late tonight into Sunday
    Boston, North Shore and Metro West: Saturday stayed mostly cloudy with some periods of dim sunshine across the area north of Boston. Through the afternoon hours clouds thickened as intensifying low pressure inched closer to the region. This area...
  • Friday Night-Saturday QPF map
    Heavy Soaking Rains Saturday
    Friday was a partly sunny day with an onshore flow and then some isolated showers by the evening commute; at Philly International Airport we had a seasonable morning low of 68 and although the high was just 82 it's just three degrees off the...
  • Ex-Tropical Storm Bill rainfall for 24 hours ending early on Jun. 20, 2015
    Ex-Tropical Storm Bill keeps on keeping on
    The ghost of Tropical Storm Bill won’t quit. After quickly spinning up into a moderately strong tropical storm on Jun. 16, Bill came ashore (i.e., landfalled) on the Texas coast and quickly weakened. However, his circulation has plodded...
  • Rainfall forecast for eastern Oklahoma and western Arkansas
    Ex-Tropical Storm, then Depression, Bill heads for Oklahoma, Missouri Arkansas
    After deluging parts of south and east Texas with locally excessive rainfall, the remnants of ex-Tropical Storm, then Depression, Bill moved north across the Dallas-Fort Worth area (Fig. 1) last evening. Flash flood watches and warnings...
  • Dearborn Heights' Spirit still draws despite threatening skies, Sunday downpours
    Dearborn Heights' Spirit still draws despite threatening skies, Sunday downpours
    Despite a week of threatening weather that finally culminated in a rain-soaked Sunday, Dearborn Heights Parks and Recreation Director Kenneth P. Grybel reckoned last weekend's Spirit Festival to have drawn its third largest attendance in the...
  • Tropical Storm Bill track map (Jun. 16 - 19, 2015)
    Tropical Storm Bill to affect Texas and points northeastward
    Tropical Storm Bill spun up quickly yesterday (Jun. 15, 2015) and will likely spin down as quickly later today. Bill’s spin-up occurred over warm Gulf of Mexico waters; the death of Bill (as the storm heads north and then northeastward) will...
  • Rain chances increasing this week
    Rain chances increasing this week
    A broken band of showers and thunderstorms moved into the Tri-State overnight and this will lay out the zone for additional development this afternoon. This band of rain developed along a slowly moving front that will serve as a trigger for more...
  • Spring in the Rockies can mean great fishing, high water conditions
    Rocky Mountains seeing wet June, waters fishing well despite high flows
    Well, sitting on the cabin deck watching rain cloud after rain cloud go sailing by, I'm reminded of what it is like to get precipitation. After a couple years living in the Eastern Sierra and living the NV/CA drought, its amazing to see runoff...
  • Almanac
    The Cabela’s tornado, torrential rain, and a cold spell
    The Cabela’s tornado, torrential rain, and a cold spell top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service and Storm Prediction Center (SPC) archives here events that happened on June 5.1905 -...
  • Cooler week ahead with a few showers
    Cooler week ahead with a few showers
    A strong cold front moved through the Tri-State on Sunday morning bringing cloudy and much cooler weather. An area of low pressure will slide along that front to our south today but bump a little further north than previously anticipated. What...
  • June
    June 2015 weather preview for Grand Rapids
    June begins the start of the summer season. The typical high temperature warms from 74.6° on the 1st to 82.5° on the 30th. Low temperatures take a similar rise going from 53.2° to 61.2°.You know summer has arrived, since snow has...
  • Rain
    "Rain: A Natural and Cultural History"--A Review
    Rain is elemental, mysterious, precious, destructive.Rain: A Natural and Cultural History, by Cynthia Barnett, begins with the history of the torrents that filled the oceans, four billion years ago, and how it all built up to climate change. It...
  • CPC 5/30/15
    June starts wet and cooler
    A beautiful, sunny Saturday started the weekend off right. Clouds and showers will end the weekend on Sunday, though they may not be widespread. More rain is expected for Long Island for Monday and Tuesday.The weekend started off with lots of...
  • Almanac
    Large hail, tornadoes, and record rain
    Large hail, tornadoes, and record rain top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service and Storm Prediction Center (SPC) archives here are the events that happened on May 25.1896 - An estimated F5...
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