Latest Blogs

Atlantic Tropical Update

As Hurricane Florence barrels through the Atlantic toward the United States, it is easy to lose perspective on what the norm is for hurricane activity this time of year. That being said, it’s...
Read More

What Are The Dog Days Of Summer?

When Astronomy Meets Meteorology...

We have all heard the phrase before, but what exactly are the dog days of summer? It's normally used to describe those hazy, hot and humid summer days (like this week). However, you may be wondering...
Read More

July 2018: Warm & Dry in the Midwest

Read about weather in the Midwest!

The warmth we saw in May and June continued as a stretch of hot and very muggy conditions into the first week of July. This prolonged stretch of weather was a result of a large ridge in the jet...
Read More

July 2018: Quiet, Then Much Like Florida

A look back at flooding & severe weather!

 Whatever heat wave we had at the beginning of July would be a lost memory by the second half of the month. Temperatures would not even really be the defining factor as excessive rainfall made...
Read More

Temperature Extremes & Seasonal Lag

Seasonal lag plays a major role in when the hottest & coldest temperatures occur...

We’re well into the summer season, and we’re seeing some of the year’s warmest temperatures in our region. In fact, some of the hottest temperatures ever recorded have occurred in...
Read More