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.
By: tropicfreak, 9:45 PM GMT on December 25, 2012
Good afternoon and I hope you are having a very Merry Christmas. For some of you it may have been a white one for those in the NW part of the state but in any case I hope it was a great one!
Let's start right off with tomorrow's storm. Here is a map which depicts what I think will happen tomorrow.
The areas in the light blue I divided it up. The dark blue areas, include Harrisonburg, Front Royal, Winchester, Strasburg, I am expectin...
By: tropicfreak, 7:46 PM GMT on November 25, 2012
It feels so great to be blogging again! After an exciting hurricane season I am ready to get winter cranking! Without further ado, here is my annual winter weather outlook for 2012-2013.
Anyone remember the dreadful winter we had last year? Yeah... that is one that I would love to forget about, unless you were a fan of warm weather. So what went wrong? Why didn't we see much in the way of snow?
First off, the pattern we had all winter was rathe...
By: tropicfreak, 3:11 AM GMT on February 27, 2012
Good evening all. As if circumstances couldn't be any crazier, mother nature has decided to mess around with us some more. After picking up anywhere from 3-6" across the metro Sunday, just 3 days later, we had highs in the 70s, and Thursday, we were under a moderate risk of severe weather, which is a rare occurrence around here. Highs that day topped out at 80! Quite a contrast from the 30s and snow just a few days earlier. Thankfully no one was hurt. A small tornad...
By: tropicfreak, 10:09 PM GMT on February 17, 2012
For the past week or so, Richmond has been sucked into a whirlwind of weather, from thunder snow last Saturday to 50s and 60s this week. Prior to that, winter was seemingly slipping through our hands like sand in an hour glass. Since then, the buzz has been indeed the winter storm this weekend. Let's break it down for you.We start off Saturday morning with partly cloudy skies with lows around freezing. It will be another nice day, much like today with highs in the u...
By: tropicfreak, 3:56 AM GMT on January 15, 2012
This will be brief, but we do have a shot of seeing some light snow tonight as a clipper swings to our south. Best chance is SW of Richmond but a few could sneak into the area late tonight into early tomorrow. Snow is already being reported in Farmville, haven't heard anything from Blackstone or Southern VA yet. The temperatures are in the mid to upper 20s, plenty cold enough for snow, and with dew points in the upper teens, we should have little to no issues with d...
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