Skyepony's WunderBlog

Weather News & What Not

By: Skyepony, 3:41 AM GMT on April 29, 2009


East Pacific

West Pacific
01W Kujira

02W Chan-Hom

Indian Ocean

Southern Hemisphere

A site to check out some of these storms.

Weather News
Winds, heat in forecast as firefighters battle SoCal blaze
.. has mowed down several homes in Santa Barbara County. Winds and temperatures dropped overnight, but the National Weather Service is predicting they will pick up this morning and has issued a "red flag" warning. Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has

Torrential rains halt Alabama Legislature, flooding State House, floating cars w/Photo
... basement flooded and building managers cut electrical power as cars floated in the parking lots. The National Weather Service issued a significant weather alert at 10:38 a.m., warning of a line of storms affecting Autauga, Barbour, Bullock, Elmore

Caught on Tape: Funnel Cloud In Greensboro

Hurricane Hunters Touch Down In Raleigh

Wildfires Spark Evacuations In California
... Hattie Kauffman. The flames were pushed by 20-30 mph winds that calmed slightly after midnight, said National Weather Service meteorologist Jamie Meier. Gusts of up to 50 mph were felt earlier Tuesday. Winds were blowing out of the north-northwest

Inch of rain doesn't extinguish SC wildfire
Firefighters continuing to watch the nearly 20,000 acres burned in a wildfire near the South Carolina coast last month say an inch of rain wasn't enough to extinguish the flames

Stuttgart Sustains Damage During Storm
... damaged by a tornado, now the town will once again be forced to clean up after storm damage. Another band of severe weather hit the Arkansas County town just after 2 a.m. Wednesday morning. Stuttgart police report significant power outages, downed



When to plant what & how in Florida. (scroll down about 2/3rds)

From the moon calender of the Farmer's Almanac

May 2009

7-8 Excellent time for planting corn, beans, peppers, and other above ground crops. Favorable time for sowing hay, fodder crops, and grains. Plant flowers.

9-11 Plant carrots, beets, onions, turnips, and other root crops at this time. Cabbage, lettuce, and other leafy vegetables will do well. Plant seed beds.

Local Weather~
warm temps & onshore winds continue. Very slight chance of quick seabreeze shower.

weekend looks hot & dry

NHC Tropical Disscusion

Local text Products
Local Forecast Graphics.

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Local Hazards
Wind & Sea....Rip Current....Flood.......Lightning.....Severe Hail...Severe Winds....Tornados........Frost............Fire

These will update automatically with conditions.
Credit~NWS More East Central FL Graphical Hazard maps & these full size are available there.
Local NWS Hazardous Weather Outlook

Watching for rain & minimum temps..
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Surfers & Surge
cool wave watch graphic
NOAA Wave Watch III
Storm surge threat model...Always wondered if or how vulnerable your or friend's place would be to surge? Covers Volusia, Brevard, Indian River, St Lucie & Martin Counties.
Red Tide (FL & TX)

Melbourne NEXRAD Radar
NOAA Satellite Services ~ I like the RGB by day, rainbow at night with some Water Vapor thrown in once in a while.
Good place to keep up & look at invests.
Satellite views from around the world, pick your view GOES EAST WEST 10 & 13, MET-IOCD, MET-PRIME, MTSAT, FY2C or KALPANA, ..(this links to a nice shot of Europe you can choose from there).

Models/ what not~
Local Meso Model (well it covers most the state)~ lots of informative blue bars, each a different model, above it to click on too. Forecasts weather for the nexr 24 hrs.
FSU Model page
Shear loop .
Comparing different models shear, steering & percipitation loops.
Current weather extremes

NHC Aircraft Reconnaissance
Tropical Atlantic

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850mb Relitive Vorticity..................300-850mb Steering



La Nina Update

weekly CPC report is out.

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