After 76 years, a rare Halloween Blue Moon will be seen this Saturday, Oct 31st. Here is what to know about the event and where to see it
Yes, you’re read that right. A pretty rare event and the first time most of us – a Blue Moon will be visible on a Halloween night this Saturday. The moon will be full across the entire Northern Hemisphere. The last time this happened was back in 1944. And it will not happen again until […]
Typhoon Goni is now explosively intensifying in Western Pacific, new model data suggest a destructive impact on the Philippines is likely this weekend
The Western Pacific season activity is significantly increasing lately. Soon after a damaging Typhoon Molave over the Philippines and Vietnam, a new extremely rapid development of a typhoon is underway. Typhoon Goni is becoming a violent storm and is moving towards its potentially destructive landfall in Luzon this Sunday. Model guidance is hinting it may […]
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World’s largest hail record may be challenged by exceptionally large 20+ cm (8 inches) hailstones hit the capital of Libya on Tuesday, Oct 27th
The capital of Libya, Tripoli has been hit by an unprecedented severe supercell storm on Tuesday, Oct 27th, 2020. The storm produced exceptionally large, *giant* hail, possibly more than 8 inches (20 cm) in diameter. The first reports indicate that hailstones could be one of the largest ever recorded on Earth! Such hail size would […]
Latest on Hurricane Zeta: New storms exploding over the Gulf of Mexico, life-threatening landfall is now expected near New Orleans on Wednesday
Hurricane Delta has made landfall in the Yucatan peninsula on Monday night. Zeta is now explosively re-strengthening over the warm Gulf of Mexico. NOAA Hurricane Hunters and satellite data suggest that rather rapid intensification is underway. Zeta is expected to bring a potentially dangerous and life-threatening landfall near New Orleans, Lousiana on late Wednesday. A […]
The North Atlantic low becomes the most intense extratropical storm of the fall season so far, massive waves spreading towards Ireland and the UK
The remnants of Hurricane Epsilon have helped to boost the North Atlantic depression into the strongest extratropical storm of the fall season so far. The central pressure has bottomed at 940 mbar, releasing a major wind storm to its south. Now, major waves are spreading towards Ireland and the UK. An impressive extratropical transition of […]
Hurricane warning for the central Gulf Coast ahead of the re-emerging Zeta, landfall is now expected near New Orleans on Wednesday
Hurricane Delta has made landfall in the Yucatan peninsula on Monday night. Zeta is now re-strengthening over the Gulf of Mexico, the weather model data suggest that a rather rapid intensification could soon be imminent. Zeta is expected to head for a potentially dangerous and life-threatening landfall as a hurricane near New Orleans, Lousiana on […]
*Historic* Hurricane Warning and Winter/Ice Storm Warnings simultaneously in effect across the southern United States. A catastrophic ice storm is underway in Oklahoma
A catastrophic ice storm with destructive freezing rain is now underway across northwestern Texas and west-central Oklahoma. While at the same time, Tropical Storm Zeta is emerging back to the Gulf of Mexico after a damaging landfall as a hurricane in the Yucatan peninsula, Mexico last night. It will re-strengthen into a hurricane and head […]
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More than 1 million people evacuated ahead of a dangerous typhoon Molave, destructive flooding is expected. New storms expected to form in Western Pacific
Yet another very strong typhoon, named Molave (Quinta), is on the way for Vietnam this week. It is the 4th storm of the month. And it is undergoing an explosive development right now, expected to be devastating for the country! More than a million people are under urgent evacuation! Typhoon Molave landfall is expected in […]
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The latest on major icestorm across Oklahoma and Texas: Historic and now potentially catastrophic widespread tree damage likely on Tuesday
The extremely cold, and record-breaking Arctic cold outbreak shattered numerous records across the nation, from Montana and Dakotas across the Great Plains down to Texas. A significant amount of snow has developed over the Rockies. But now, the main focus is a major icestorm with potentially catastrophic widespread tree damage and power outages forecast across […]
A new explosive and very deep North Atlantic storm develops after hurricane Epsilon extratropical transition, spreads major waves towards the UK
The remnants of Hurricane Epsilon have been racing across the North Atlantic today after a textbook extratropical transition this morning. Now, the remnants are merging with the explosively developing low, located south of Iceland. A very powerful extratropical storm is unfolding and will release a massive windstorm and major waves towards western Europe over the […]
Arctic Sea Ice is not freezing In October for the first time since measurements began, now having an unknown effect on weather development towards Winter
Arctic sea ice melt season usually lasts from March till September. After reaching the minimum extent in September, sea ice starts to grow back in October. But this year, the growth is much slower than last year, with almost no growth in some places. How did this unusual situation happen and can it mean something […]
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Tropical Storm Zeta forms in the Western Caribbean, the new model suggests it will head towards Yucatan landfall and then towards the United States
The extremely warm Western Caribbean Sea churned yet another potentially dangerous storm – Tropical Storm Zeta has formed on Sunday morning. Zeta will intensify into a hurricane and first make landfall in Yucatan, then head into the Gulf and potentially for the 11th landfall of a tropical system in the United States mainland next week. […]
Deep snow and damaging freezing rain are forecast for the southern plains of the United States as the Arctic cold front brings winter weather
The Arctic cold air mass associated with the intense Arctic cold outbreak is forecast to spread from Canada into the United States in the coming days. Together with record cold temperatures, deep snow and damaging freezing rain is expected for northwest Texas and Oklahoma. Extreme, frigid cold is forecast to spread from the Northern Rockies […]
Please read the Contest participation guides and Rules here. Week 40 of 2020 (Sept 28st – Oct 04th) – the highest number of votes received. 1st place – WINNER: Brad Hannon – 371 votes “Loco Hills supercell going loco at sunset. Image taken near Loco Hills, New Mexico on 2nd June 2019.” by Brad Hannon […]
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A new Tropical Storm Zeta could be on the way for South Florida by Monday as the tropical activity is now again increased over the Western Caribbean
While hurricane Epsilon* is still ongoing over open waters of the northwestern Atlantic, the focus is now turning into the Caribbean. Convective storms became better organized on Friday and the potential is increasing a Tropical Storm Zeta is likely to form soon. The system will gradually move across Cuba and towards the Bahamas or South […]
An exploding North Atlantic low will spread towards western Europe, the cold front will push into Ireland and the UK
The pattern over Europe has changed this week, as the deep trough is dominating the North Atlantic. On Friday, the explosive development of an extratropical cyclone is underway in the Atlantic, with a strong surface depression moving towards Ireland and the UK. An associated surface front will push severe wind squalls and heavy rains into […]
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