DFW: Freezing Rain Expected Over North Texas Tonight and New Year’s Day

Track the storm with the Weather-Net tools:  Advisories/Warnings | Live & Predictive Radar Special Update (Wednesday 12/31 11:30 pm CST) Precipitation is entering North Texas (use the radar links above to track the precipitation).  Temperatures will fall below freezing after the precipitation begins.  As I posted earlier today, the critical line is the 29º wet-bulb […]

Atlanta’s Winter Storm Watch, Advisory, and Warning Criteria for Georgia

As a NOAA Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador, iWeatherNet strives to create educational content to help you be prepared for any type of severe weather; this includes winter weather. I wanted to take the opportunity to briefly review the various winter weather products issued by the Atlanta National Weather Service in Peachtree City. Other States Central Alabama: […]

Atlanta: Heavy Rain, Strong Winds, & Severe Thunderstorms Possible

This page was updated on Tuesday 12/23 at 1:17 pm EST:  A Flood Watch has been issued Useful Tools on iWeatherNet:  Advisories | Interactive Radar Christmas Week Forecast/Event Timing: Monday/Monday Night: Rain likely. Temperatures steady in the mid 40s. Tuesday: Dense fog much of the day.  Rain and thunderstorms developing late. Rain increasing in intensity […]

Atlanta: Rain Likely Friday Night (12/19) & Saturday Morning (12/20)

A disturbance will bring a cold rain to the Southeast Friday night and Saturday morning (12/19 and 12/20). Simultaneously, some weak cold-air damming will be enhanced by evaporative cooling yielding a very cold/raw day for holiday shoppers, particularly during the morning.  Here are some forecast highlights for those who plan to be out and about: […]

DFW: Thunderstorms Expected Sunday Afternoon (12/14)

Fast moving thunderstorms will develop Sunday afternoon and should bring some much-needed rainfall to North Texas.  Below is a brief discussion of our expectations.  If you prefer, you can skip to the forecast summary. Synopsis The vigorous upper-level system that brought heavy rain and snow to portions of the Western U.S. will bring a chance […]

Cause of Fireworks Smoke & Fog at the ACC Championship on 12/6/14

If you watched the GA Tech/FSU ACC Championship Game in Charlotte, North Carolina tonight (12/6/14), you may have seen the smoke-filled stadium following the pre-game fireworks show.  A heavy fog was already in place, which virtually guaranteed poor visibility of the fireworks; but to make matters worse, the smoke from the fireworks had no where […]

Radar image showing both single and multiple snow bands.

Difference Between Single vs. Multiple Lake Effect Snow Bands

In an earlier article, we discussed the dynamics and thermodynamics of lake effect snow. In this post, we discuss the meteorological differences between single-band and multiple-band lake-effect snow events.  Keep in mind that all lake-effect snow events are fueled by moisture and latent heat flux from the relatively warm lake water; these fluxes are already […]

Freezing Rain Over Portions of the Appalachians through Tuesday (12/2)

The potential for freezing rain has increased for tonight through Tuesday across portions of Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. A cold front moving through the region will allow temperatures to drop below freezing later today and into tonight. The 12Z Wilmington, Ohio sounding revealed a deep warm layer aloft; however, as the rain begins to […]