Tropicfreak's Central Virginia Weather Blog

Chris Sligh Voted off

By: tropicfreak, 1:33 AM GMT on March 30, 2007

Unfortunately,Chris Sligh,one of my favorite singers on American Idol got voted off wednesday night.He was from greenville,SC and he was a bit chubby.We got through to vote for Chris more than a dozen times!The only person to vote for that i like is Chris Richardson,who is from Chesapeake,VA.Y'all should keep voting for him!If he makes it to the final 2,or he won,I'll thank y'all.Sanjaya needs to go home to his family.The reasons why he was never in the bottom 2 or 3 is because of that dumb vote for the worst site,and everybody on that site is voting for him!Not only that but it's also because he's young,17 years old!Don't vote for Sanjaya!Please!


Keep voting for Chris richardson!

Tropicfreak

American Idol

By: tropicfreak, 12:22 AM GMT on March 26, 2007

Let's go back last year on American Idol.Elliot Yamin and Chris Daughtery were the best vocals.Elliot Yamin got voted off after being in the top 3 which were Taylor Hicks,Kathrine McPhee,and you know who.Elliot deserved to win American Idol.But instead,hicks won just of because of his obnoxious dancing.For example:On one show he was shaking his rear end like crazy while he was singing.Another show he danced with Paula which was pretty rediculous.He never deserved to win because he was a terrible vocal.Elliot Yamin lives as you probably know,in Richmond,VA,where I live.Here are some videos of him



























Saw the last of winter

By: tropicfreak, 12:15 AM GMT on March 20, 2007

Friday night just before the storm left,we had a few snow flurries and bursts of sleet!I guess it's time for us to say bye to the snow flakes!:lOL:We had about 3"of rain.Stangely saturday afternoon,we had a little sleet but nothing accumulated.It'll get back in the 80s this weekend.Tomorrw is the equinox,12 hours in a day,12 hours in a night.Spring also starts tomorrow,not until tomorrow evening.

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Rain and thunderstorms likely through friday evening

By: tropicfreak, 8:32 PM GMT on March 16, 2007

There is a huge bulk of rain heading right over top of us.Last night thunderstorm-related,the power went out a few times and here and there were rumbles of thunder with a couple lightening strikes.We are currently under a flood watch.


FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
359 PM EDT FRI MAR 16 2007

MDZ021>025-NCZ012>017-030>032-102-VAZ048-049-060>100-170400-
/O.EXT.KAKQ.FA.A.0002.000000T0000Z-070317T0400Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
DORCHESTER-WICOMICO-SOMERSET-INLAND WORCESTER-MARYLAND BEACHES-
NORTHAMPTON NC-HERTFORD-GATES-PASQUOTANK-CAMDEN-INLAND CURRITUCK-
BERTIE-CHOWAN-PERQUIMANS-OUTER BANKS CURRITUCK-FLUVANNA-LOUISA-
PRINCE EDWARD-CUMBERLAND-GOOCHLAND-HANOVER-CAROLINE-MECKLENBURG-
LUNENBURG-NOTTOWAY-AMELIA-POWHATAN-CHESTERFIELD-HENRICO-
KING WILLIAM-KING AND QUEEN-ESSEX-WESTMORELAND-RICHMOND-
NORTHUMBERLAND-LANCASTER-BRUNSWICK-DINWIDDIE-PRINCE GEORGE-
CHARLES CITY-NEW KENT-GLOUCESTER-MIDDLESEX-MATHEWS-GREENSVILLE-
SUSSEX-SURRY-JAMES CITY-YORK-SOUTHAMPTON-ISLE OF WIGHT-
NEWPORT NEWS/HAMPTON-NORFOLK/PORTSMOUTH-SUFFOLK-CHESAPEAKE-
VIRGINIA BEACH-ACCOMACK-NORTHAMPTON VA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CAMBRIDGE...SALISBURY...CRISFIELD...
PRINCESS ANNE...SNOW HILL...OCEAN CITY...MARGARETTSVILLE...
AHOSKIE...ELIZABETH CITY...EDENTON...COROLLA...LOUISA...
FARMVILLE...GOOCHLAND...ASHLAND...SOUTH HILL...CREWE...
COLONIAL HEIGHTS...RICHMOND...TAPPAHANNOCK...LAWRENCEVILLE...
PETERSBURG...HOPEWELL...EMPORIA...WAKEFIELD...WILLIAMSBURG...
POQUOSON...FRANKLIN...NEWPORT NEWS...HAMPTON...CHINCOTEAGUE...
WALLOPS ISLAND...MELFA...EASTVILLE
359 PM EDT FRI MAR 16 2007

...FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...

THE FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

* PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST MARYLAND...NORTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA AND
VIRGINIA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN SOUTHEAST
MARYLAND...DORCHESTER...INLAND WORCESTER...MARYLAND BEACHES...
SOMERSET AND WICOMICO. IN NORTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA...BERTIE...
CAMDEN...CHOWAN...GATES...HERTFORD...INLAND CURRITUCK...
NORTHAMPTON NC...OUTER BANKS CURRITUCK...PASQUOTANK AND
PERQUIMANS. IN VIRGINIA...ACCOMACK...AMELIA...BRUNSWICK...
CAROLINE...CHARLES CITY...CHESAPEAKE...CHESTERFIELD...
CUMBERLAND...DINWIDDIE...ESSEX...FLUVANNA...GLOUCESTER...
GOOCHLAND...GREENSVILLE...HANOVER...HENRICO...ISLE OF WIGHT...
JAMES CITY...KING WILLIAM...KING AND QUEEN...LANCASTER...
LOUISA...LUNENBURG...MATHEWS...MECKLENBURG...MIDDLESEX...NEW
KENT...NEWPORT NEWS/HAMPTON...NORFOLK/PORTSMOUTH...NORTHAMPTON
VA...NORTHUMBERLAND...NOTTOWAY...POWHATAN...PRINCE EDWARD...
PRINCE GEORGE...RICHMOND...SOUTHAMPTON...SUFFOLK...SURRY...
SUSSEX...VIRGINIA BEACH...WESTMORELAND AND YORK.

* UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT

* LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK ACROSS FAR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA LATE
THIS AFTERNOON...THEN PUSH NORTHEAST OF THE VIRGINIA CAPES THIS
EVENING. UP TO AN INCH OF ADDITIONAL RAINFALL CAN BE EXPECTED
THROUGH MIDNIGHT ACROSS THE WATCH AREA...WITH TOTAL AMOUNTS
RANGING BETWEEN 2 AND 3 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.
TOTAL RAINFALL BETWEEN 3 AND 4 INCHES IS ANTICIPATED OVER
PORTIONS OF THE THE EASTERN VIRGINIA PIEDMONT...ESPECIALLY FROM
FARMVILLE TO LOUISA. RAIN WILL DIMINISH QUICKLY BY MIDNIGHT AS
THE LOW LIFTS TOWARD THE SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND COAST.

* FLOODING OF SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS WILL BE THE MAIN THREAT
DURING THIS EVENT. URBAN AREAS AS WELL AS LOW-LYING AND
TYPICALLY FLOOD-PRONE LOCATIONS SHOULD ALSO REMAIN ALERT FOR
THE POSSIBILITY OF FLASH FLOODING IN PROLONGED HEAVIER
DOWNPOURS.

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON
CURRENT FORECASTS.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE
FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE
PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.

$$

HURLEY

And tonight since it was very chilly today it'll be in the upper 30s and some of that rain will change over to sleet.About a half an inch of sleet is possible.By the way for the past coulple of days it was in the lower 80s!I was in shorts!:LOL:

Happy(early) St.Patricks Day and a "Lucky" weekend.

tropicfreak


A flood warning has now been issued.



FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD, VA
501 AM EDT SAT MAR 17 2007

...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD VA HAS ISSUED A FLOOD
WARNING FOR THE JAMES RIVER AND THE APPOMATTOX RIVER IN VIRGINIA...

JAMES RIVER AT RICHMOND WESTHAM AFFECTING CHESTERFIELD...HENRICO
AND RICHMOND (CITY) COUNTIES
APPOMATTOX RIVER ABOVE FARMVILLE AFFECTING AMELIA...CUMBERLAND AND
PRINCE EDWARD COUNTIES

FOR THE LOWER JAMES BASIN...INCLUDING RICHMOND WESTHAM...MINOR
FLOODING IS FORECAST. FOR THE APPOMATTOX BASIN...INCLUDING
FARMVILLE...MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.

PLEASE USE EXTREME CAUTION IF VENTURING NEAR RIVERBANKS. MOVE TO
HIGHER GROUND IMMEDIATELY SHOULD RISING WATER THREATEN YOUR SAFETY.

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR FURTHER UPDATES...




VAC041-087-760-172101-
/X.NEW.KAKQ.FL.W.0007.070317T1700Z-070320T0742Z/
/RMDV2.1.ER.070317T1700Z.070319T0600Z.070320T0142Z.NO/
501 AM EDT SAT MAR 17 2007

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD VA HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR
THE JAMES RIVER AT RICHMOND WESTHAM.
* FROM THIS AFTERNOON UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
* AT 4:30 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 10.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE TO
RISE TO NEAR 13.0 FEET BY THIS EVENING. THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO
FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY LATE MONDAY NIGHT.
* AT 13.0 FEET...APPROXIMATELY 20 ACRES OF LOWLAND FLOODED IN
VICINITY OF GAGE.

$$


Happy St.Patricks Day and have a "Lucky" weekend!


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Did you remember to "Spring Forward"

By: tropicfreak, 8:06 PM GMT on March 11, 2007

I changed my clock 1 hour ahead just before I went to bed.My weather station springs forward automaticlly.This means that spring is just around the corner.Wednesday will be in the upper 70's!We could get a storm wed night into early thursday,but nothing threatening.


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Blog Party this evening 5pm-11pm

By: tropicfreak, 11:10 PM GMT on March 08, 2007

I will host a blog party tomorrow.Hopefully nobody won't host thier blog party on the same day as mine.

steak

This is the style I like best.

We will also have other styles.




pizza

Pizza!



cheesy bites pizza


With the drinks to be.


aquafina


diet pepsi

mountain dew

mug root beer

pepsi

sierra mist

wild cherry pepsi


Hope to see lots of comments

nothing going on

By: tropicfreak, 9:56 PM GMT on March 06, 2007

there's nothing really going on around me.I guess i'll just host




a blog party friday 7:00pm-11pm

First thunderstorm of the season.

By: tropicfreak, 9:23 PM GMT on March 02, 2007

Last night was the very first thunderstorm of the season.The first rumble of thunder of the season was at 5 til 10pm.However,the southeast saw the worst.Tornadoes spwned from SW GA,to SE AL.The hardest hit area was in enterprise AL,about 20 miles west of dothan.20 people were killed.Others were injured.I wouldn't count out winter yet,we could face a big snow hopefully before the end of winter.


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Live in Richmond VA. I'm a recent high school graduate who is looking to pursue a career in meteorology. Winter storms and the tropics fascinate me.