Summer Thoughts

By: jackalrk, 10:13 PM GMT on June 25, 2014

I used to issue a summer forecast I'm not doing that anymore but I have a few thoughts. This summer seems to be so far average to below average for weather. That has many meanings one of which we need a bit of rain. Second I think we will see a spike in heat or we could see a real drop in rain and fast. Hope for the best of summers folks this could be a nail biter.



By: jackalrk, 2:36 PM GMT on June 11, 2014

The Month of June 2012 set up for the Hottest set of July days in recent and on some days all time history. in Early to Mid July we hit 100+ more than 7 times and we had a line of storms hit the weekend before July 4th causing massive power outages during this 100 degree outbreak. I was working in a warehouse with minor climate control (fan exhaust) which meant 100 outside was just about that inside. Now I work in a climate controlled warehouse and still it feels ho...

Weather Advisory Note (Spring thru Mid Fall (October 31st))

By: jackalrk, 3:54 AM GMT on May 24, 2013

Types of advisories to expect:
Thunderstorm Advisory: Low risk of severe weather but keep an eye out (main advisory for summer)
Severe Weather Watch/Warning: Mod risk of severe weather
Extreme Weather Watch/Warning: High risk of Severe weather including Tornadoes and this would also be issued for land falling tropical systems that would have severe weather.
Extreme Heat: Temperature are expected above 95 and have heat indexes above 105 degrees(La...


By: jackalrk, 8:18 PM GMT on October 25, 2012

Weather Statement: from now (7/26) thru who knows there is a possibility of storms if there is one in your area then consider this a note of an Severe Weather Watch for your surroundings.

The forecasts have been unreliable at best for saying when/if thunderstorms will occur. I'm not issuing advisories daily on a blanket basis.


Lake Chesdin 6/24/2014

By: jackalrk, 11:28 PM GMT on October 09, 2012

Lake Chesdin is currently at overflow level. We are getting hit or miss storms which as of right now are keeping things just above the overflow. Drought advisory in effect as of July 1st

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I'm not a forcaster just a weather fan.