Monthly Archives: February 2014

Severe Weather Possible in a Borderline High-Shear Low CAPE Environment Today

The threat of severe weather across the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast has been well advertised with the initial threat noted in the “Day 5” portion of the SPC 4-8 Day Severe Weather Outlook issued on 17 February.  Today’s potential for severe … Continue reading

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1″/hr Snowfall Rates and Transition to Sleet as Observed by Time Lapse Photography and WSR-88D Data

Now that the much-awaited winter storm is unfolding across the region I thought I’d share a time lapse of today’s snow accumulation ending with a sudden changeover to sleet in Cary, NC (central Wake county).  The attached animated GIF contains 17 … Continue reading

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An Examination of Lake Enhanced Snow across Central NC on 22 January 2014

by Michael Strickler A band of moderate snow developed over the far northeast Piedmont and northern and central Coastal Plain of central NC on the morning of 1/22/2014. The intensity of the snow band increased such that the visibility at … Continue reading

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