Mountain Snow Continues To Pile Up
It has been a wonderful past few days for mountain snowfall, and we have gobs of additional snow on the way this week! I was skiing in Whistler from the 14th through the 18th, and although the first two days were sunny and the third was rainy, the 17th and... read more ❯
Earthquakes in the Cascadia Subduction Zone
Author's Note: This part of a weekly series on geology for a class I am taking this semester at BYU-Idaho. This week's prompt required students to find a news article, post it on our blogs and explain how plate tectonics played a role in the situation. Other posts from this... read more ❯
i just stepped outside and happened to look up and see this iridescence from a contrail. . read more ❯
Wind, Rain, Mountain Snow, and Big Waves this Week!
After a brief break this weekend, the coming week will feature the classic quadfecta of winter weather: rain, wind, mountain snow, and big waves on the coast. As far as mountain snow goes, I couldn’t be happier, as I’m heading up to Whistler tomorrow and am looking forward to a... read more ❯
Entering a More Active Pattern
I'm back! I apologize for the unannounced blogging hiatus - the truth is that I've been a tad burnt out lately. Interestingly, I don't think it has as much to do with work as much as my commute to and from work, which is a bike ride that has been... read more ❯
Christmas-into-the-New-Year Extreme Cold in Maryland
Now that the cold weather had abated, for now, here are a few things that I've discovered occurred during this extended period from Christmastime through the first week of January: It wasn't the coldest weather that has ever occurred in the state. It wasn't the lengthiest cold weather to ever... read more ❯
Thermal Springs of Nevada
Author's Note: This the first part of a weekly series on geology for a class I am taking this semester at BYU-Idaho. This week's prompt is "Where have you seen geology in your daily life?" Other posts from this assignment can be found under the "Geology 111" category. Geology, like weather, is... read more ❯
HAPPY VALLEY, OREGON, WEATHER: DECEMBER 2017
TEMPERATURES Average Temperatures were fairly steady throughout the month with a difference between the Maximum and Minimum of only 8.2°. The Average Max/Min/Mean Temperatures December 1st-15th vs. 16th-31st: 44.7°/36.6°/40.6° vs. 43.6°/35.2°/39.4°. There was no unusual warmth or cold - the month only featured 5 days reaching Maxima ≥50° and most... read more ❯
A White Christmas For The Pacific Northwest!
WE DID IT! In an event that far exceeded my expectations, Western Washington and even parts of Western Oregon saw their first White Christmas since 2008. Our storm made landfall further south than modeled, leading to colder conditions throughout the... read more ❯
Could We Have A White Christmas?
I've been taking a well-needed vacation from weather blogging and have been spending some wonderful time with family and friends up in Seattle for the holidays. But with rumors of a White Christmas reverberating from Westlake Center to Sea-Tac Airport, I thought I'd weigh in on the potential for some... read more ❯
Here`s Wednesday - February 14, 2018`s - Historical Climate Summary !
Lowest Barometric Pressure : 30.10″ at 11:59 p.m. Highest Barometric Pressure : 30.39″ at 12 a.m. Lowest Relative Humidity : 96% at 12, 7 – 9 a.m., 11:59 p.m. Highest Relative Humidity : 100% at 1 – 6, 10 a.m., 1, 3 – 5, 6 – 11 p.m. Lowest Dew Point Temperature : 52°... read more ❯
Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018 South West Michigan - Happy Valentine's Day To You
Currently 34 with a SSW wind of 10 mph dropping that to feeling like 26. Dew Point 28, Humidity 77%, Barometer 30.09 & falling, Visibility 5 mi, Sunrise 7:40 am, Sunset 6:12 pm. Sunny to partly cloudy today. High 40. SW winds 10 - 15 mph. Early evening sprinkles possible. Fog... read more ❯
A Sunny Morning With Warmer Weather On The Way - Mid Michigan
It is looking like a beautiful morning with temperatures that almost feel balmy. We still have about 10 inches of snow cover but that should diminish over the next few days. We did lose a little yesterday with the sun shining most of the day, and that will continue today... read more ❯
A partly cloudy (clear AM, cloudy PM) colder update for West Rockville Maryland on Fat Tuesday, February 13 2018
Tuesday featured a transitional day, but in reverse order from Monday, with clear skies in the AM and cloudy skies in the PM with even a light shower (T) in the mid-afternoon that fell as a bit of snow in other locations in the region, along with some other frozen... read more ❯
Here`s Tuesday - February 13, 2018`s - Historical Climate Summary !
Lowest Barometric Pressure : 30.39″ at 11:59 p.m. Highest Barometric Pressure : 30.55″ at 9 – 11 a.m. Lowest Relative Humidity : 62% at 2 p.m. Highest Relative Humidity : 100% at 11 p.m. Lowest Dew Point Temperature : 28° at 2 a.m. Highest Dew Point Temperature : 52° at 11:59 p.m. Lowest Wind Speed :... read more ❯
Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018 South West Michigan - No New Precipitation Today
Currently 20 with a SSE wind of 5 mph dropping that to feeling like 12. Dew Point 8, Humidity 61%, Barometer 30.68 & falling, Visibility 10 mi., Sunrise 7:42 am, Sunset 6:10 pm. Partly cloudy to overcast skies today, high 32. SSE winds 5 - 10 mph. Mostly cloudy tonight with... read more ❯
A partly cloudy (clouds AM, clear PM) gradually cooler update for West Rockville Maryland on Monday, February 12 2018
Monday featured a transitional day, with clouds and even a light shower (.02") in the AM that lifted by midday and gave us a clear PM, with gradually falling temps from very mild in the very early AM down to more seasonable levels by late evening. Temperatures fell from the... read more ❯
Here`s My You Tube Weather Video for Monday - February 12, 2018 !
https://youtu.be/GpRuFlSSXYA Here is Monday - February 12, 2018`s - Historical Climate Summary ! Lowest Barometric Pressure : 30.36″ at 12 a.m. Highest Barometric Pressure : 30.55″ at 10 p.m. Lowest Relative Humidity : 54% at 4 p.m. Highest Relative Humidity : 85% at 12 – 3, 5 a.m. Lowest Dew Point Temperature : 24° at 4,... read more ❯
A cloudy ,rainy, warmer update for West Rockville Maryland on Sunday, February 11 2018
Sunday featured more clouds and steady light rain, mostly in the morning with considerable early morning fog, then warmer temps well into the 60s in the afternoon. Dew point temps and air temps were one in the same for a good part of the day. More convective type clouds in... read more ❯
Monday, Feb. 12, 2018 South West Michigan - Sunshine Today!
Currently 14 degrees with a WNW wind of 5 mph dragging that down to feeling like 7. Dew Point 8, Barometer 30.64 & rising, Humidity 79%, Visibility 10 mi, Sunrise 7:43 am, Sunset 6:09pm. Lots of sunshine today. High 23. WNW winds 5 - 10 mph. A few overnight clouds, low... read more ❯