Category Archives: Hurricane

Irma… Hard Right

I apologize for being late to the game in commenting on Irma.  It’s only now that impacts to NC will begin to come into focus for the incredible storm that is nearly 5 days out. The coverage in the media … Continue reading

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Dark Side of the Moon

If Matthew is listening to a playlist, right now he’s probably playing (Pink) Floyd. (insert groan) Thankfully, the eyewall of Matthew has maintained just offshore through FL.  As it moves northward, I still like the idea that it tracks over water or just … Continue reading

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Matthew is poised to graze Florida’s Space Coast early tomorrow morning as a category 4 hurricane.  There is still much debate at this late hour as to whether it actually penetrates inland or remains slightly offshore.  It’s the trickiest of forecasts with … Continue reading

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Matthew…so complicated

I suppose it’s time to weigh in on Matthew. I’ve gotten a lot of emails asking for an update, saying that I’ve been silent.  Not really.  Twitter is a fairly effective tool for quick bursts of info.  And so, I encourage you … Continue reading

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Is the Euro right? Oui! (well, maybe)

It’s too early to say for certain…but could it be that the Europeans will win yet another meteorological face-off over the battle-scarred Americans?  This would, in fact, be great news for NC to have an out-to-sea ‘fish’ storm. Here’s a beautiful picture of Joaquin … Continue reading

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Potential for Widespread Flooding and a NC Landfall of Joaquin

I’m fielding a lot of questions about the complicated and serious threat of flooding this weekend.  I thought I would do a quick post now to address a couple issues before a more comprehensive post later today. There are two … Continue reading

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When You Get Caught Between Lejeune and Morehead City

Ok, Arthur may have altered the lyrics today for landfall tonight. 😉  (I should clarify that I don’t think it will be as far west as Camp Lejeune, but it made the rhyme work for the song) The latest 18Z … Continue reading

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When You Get Caught Between the Moon and NYC…

Ok, who gets the title reference?  If you don’t, go look it up… I’ve tried to avoid posting on Arthur for the last couple days as it looked like he would head over or east of HAT.  Now that Arthur has actually formed … Continue reading

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