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9-4_MondayTemps
September 4

Labor Day Weekend Weather – What’s It Looking Like In Your Area?

Follow Meteorologist D.J. Kayser on Twitter (@dkayserwx) or on Facebook (Meteorologist D.J. Kayser). We’ve reached what is considered to many the last weekend of summer – Labor Day weekend. For some, it’ll feel more like summer over the next three days. In other places, that autumn feel will be creeping back in. Let’s take a quick look at what we are watching nationwide each day this weekend. Remember you can always check out your weekend forecast over at wx.aerisweather.com. Saturday Taking a look at the weather conditions for Saturday, we’re expecting nice weather with sunny skies across the northeast as...

AerisWeather
September 3

AerisWeather Fall Newsletter

  In This Issue We hope you had a great summer! The last couple of months have been very busy for us. Aside from moving to a new office space, we have also been hard at work creating and updating our state of the art technologies to serve all of your weather needs. Here’s What’s New We have a lot of new and exciting things happening at AerisWeather. The first is our interactive maps SDK. This is a complete Javascript weather map platform built upon our open source AerisJS library. This new SDK provides many features, including modern design, support...

9-4_MondayGame
September 3

College Football Is Back! Week 1 Forecasts

Follow Meteorologist D.J. Kayser on Twitter (@dkayserwx) or on Facebook (Meteorologist D.J. Kayser). At long last, college football is back, and it’s time to take a look at some of the forecasts for games across the country over the upcoming days. We have selected three outdoor games, featuring some of the top ranked teams in the country. You may notice the Wisconsin-Alabama game isn’t featured – the reason is that it is being played inside AT&T Stadium in Dallas. Of course, we can’t cover all the games in a post. So, we remind you that you can always check out...

9-2_PWAT
September 2

Heavy Rain Across Parts Of Coastal Texas

Follow Meteorologist D.J. Kayser on Twitter (@dkayserwx) or on Facebook (Meteorologist D.J. Kayser). Yesterday we talked about heavy rain across portions of the Southeast, but they haven’t been the only ones to see copious amounts of rain in a short amount of time recently. Parts of Texas has seen some large rain amounts over the past couple days, with nearly six inches of rain in parts of Brownsville on Monday and over 2″ of rain in Galveston yesterday. On top of that, Galveston has already seen over 2″ of rain today again! Galveston Flash Flooding, from our parking garage near...

9-1_AugustRain
September 1

August Ended With A Southeast Soaking

Follow Meteorologist D.J. Kayser on Twitter (@dkayserwx) or on Facebook (Meteorologist D.J. Kayser). Parts of the Southeast saw a soaking rain to end the month of August, partially thanks to the remnants of Erika and a jet stream that had taken a southward dip. That helped stream moisture northward, and some of the three day Saturday through Monday were impressive. Charleston, SC ended up with over 7″ of rain during the three days, a good chunk of that of that falling on Monday. Miami, FL saw a total of 2.90″, with 2.76″ of that falling on Sunday. That made August...

8-31_850Temps
August 31

Summer Heat Returns – Just In Time For Fall

Follow Meteorologist D.J. Kayser on Twitter (@dkayserwx) or on Facebook (Meteorologist D.J. Kayser). Today (Monday) is the end of meteorological summer, accounting for the three warmest months of the year here in the Northern Hemisphere. Of course, that would mean Tuesday is the start of meteorological fall (or autumn, whichever term you’d like to use). However, summer isn’t giving up the ghost just yet and is making a return across the upper Midwest and Northeast this week, with highs likely a good 10-20 degrees above average. Why Is The Warmth Returning? This is a look at forecast 850 mb temperatures...

8-27_RainForecast
August 27

Heavy Upper Midwest Rain In The Next 24-48 Hours

Follow Meteorologist D.J. Kayser on Twitter (@dkayserwx) or on Facebook (Meteorologist D.J. Kayser). Heavy rain is possible over the next 24 to 48 hours as a low pressure center moves through the upper Midwest. Some rain totals could exceed 2″, creating the potential of flooding in areas that have already seen a lot of rain in the past few weeks. Rain Forecast Here is a look at the latest three day rain forecast. Right now the bulls eye of rain appears to be over parts of Iowa into southern Wisconsin, where a good soaking is possible. Some of the models...

8-26_IgnacioSatellite
August 26

Could Ignacio Be A Threat To Hawaii After An Already Wet August?

Follow Meteorologist D.J. Kayser on Twitter (@dkayserwx) or on Facebook (Meteorologist D.J. Kayser). Oh boy, here we go again. We’re talking about another tropical system – this one in the form of Tropical Storm Ignacio – that could impact Hawaii. The good news is that we have time to watch it over the next few days and the path could still change. As of 8 AM Pacific time Wednesday morning, Ignacio was sitting about 1,425 miles east-southeast of Hilo, Hawaii and moving west at 9 mph. Ignacio has been gradually strengthening, and at that time had winds of 60 mph....

8-25_ErikaSatellite
August 25

Tropical Storm Erika Forms – Watches In Effect

Follow Meteorologist D.J. Kayser on Twitter (@dkayserwx) or on Facebook (Meteorologist D.J. Kayser). We have a new threat in the tropical Atlantic this morning as Tropical Storm Erika formed during the overnight hours. As of midday Tuesday, Erika was only sitting about 730 miles east of the Leeward Islands and quickly moving to the west at 20 mph. The system had sustained winds of 45 mph. Due to the quick movement of Erika, Tropical Storm Watches have already been placed for parts of the Leeward Islands. As of midday Tuesday, this included the following islands: Montserrat, Antigua, Barbuda, St. Kitts...

8-24_CoolBlast
August 24

Another Chilly August Blast For Parts Of The U.S.

Follow Meteorologist D.J. Kayser on Twitter (@dkayserwx) or on Facebook (Meteorologist D.J. Kayser). The second blast of chilly, non-typical August air in a week moved in parts of the Northern Rockies and Upper Midwest this past weekend, bringing areas highs only in the 60s and some morning record lows. This cool air will continuing moving east into the work week for some locations, with more records possible all the way into the southeast. Record Breaking Lows Set Sunday Morning After a strong cold front moved through the region, temperatures dropped like a rock in parts of the northern Rockies Sunday...