Articles by D.J. Kayser

2017_JanuaryWarmest
February 9

D.J.’s Monthly Digits: A Warm And Wet January 2017

Follow Meteorologist D.J. Kayser on Twitter (@dkayserwx) or on Facebook (Meteorologist D.J. Kayser). January 2017 ended up being (once again) a warm and wet month across much of the United States. Overall, the month across the lower 48 ended up as the 18th warmest January since 1895, and the ninth wettest January on record (which would be the wettest since 1998). In this edition of D.J.’s Monthly Digits, let’s take a look back some of the weather extremes of January 2017. Warmth From The South To The Northeast In January 2017 January ended up being a very warm month from...

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January 5

D.J.’s Monthly Digits: Colder Conditions For Some In December 2016

Follow Meteorologist D.J. Kayser on Twitter (@dkayserwx) or on Facebook (Meteorologist D.J. Kayser). We ended the year 2016 with a mixed bag of records across the country during the month of December. In this edition of D.J.’s Monthly Digits, let’s take a look back some of the weather extremes of December 2016. Warm Southern U.S In December 2016 While we saw numerous record highs throughout the month across the country, in many areas they were equaled with some colder stretches, knocking many out of seeing a top ten warmest December on record. However, areas of the southern U.S. held on...

2016_top10warmestnovembersonrecord
December 8

D.J.’s Monthly Digits: Warm & Somewhat Dry November 2016

Follow Meteorologist D.J. Kayser on Twitter (@dkayserwx) or on Facebook (Meteorologist D.J. Kayser). We are starting to see a broken record each month, and November was no exception, with numerous records broken across the country. Many areas saw one of their warmest Novembers on record, meanwhile a select few locations saw either a top ten wettest or driest on record. In this edition of D.J.’s Monthly Digits, let’s take a look back some of the weather extremes of November 2016. The Lower 48 Baked In November 2016 Clearly one of the biggest headlines of November was the widespread heat across the...

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November 3

D.J.’s Monthly Digits: An Extreme October 2016

Follow Meteorologist D.J. Kayser on Twitter (@dkayserwx) or on Facebook (Meteorologist D.J. Kayser). October 2016 was another wild month across the United States when it came to extremes. Between a hurricane and constant storms affecting the Northwest, numerous rainfall records were broken. We also saw drought expanding across parts of the south, leading to a number of heat and dry records being set. In this edition of D.J.’s Monthly Digits, let’s take a look back some of the weather extremes of October 2016. Stretch Of Warmth Across The Nation Continued In October Do you like the warm weather we’ve been...

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October 6

D.J.’s Monthly Digits: How Warm Was September 2016?

Follow Meteorologist D.J. Kayser on Twitter (@dkayserwx) or on Facebook (Meteorologist D.J. Kayser). The first month of meteorological fall felt a lot more like summer across parts of the nation. In this edition of D.J.’s Monthly Digits, let’s take a look back some of the weather extremes of September 2016. Summer Extends Into Fall   The heat that many areas saw across the country during the summer continued into the month of September, with 99 long-term NWS climate locations seeing a top ten warmest September 2016 on record. Just like August, many of the places that saw a top ten...

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September 29

Professional Football Forecasts For Week 4 (2016 Season)

Follow Meteorologist D.J. Kayser on Twitter (@dkayserwx) or on Facebook (Meteorologist D.J. Kayser). It’s time for Week 4 of the professional football season! Here’s a look at the forecasts across the nation for the games this weekend. Note: forecasts on this page were last updated Thursday morning (9/29). For the latest forecast, click on the forecast link included with each forecast or download the AerisPulse app! Thursday Night Football Miami Dolphins at Cincinnati Bengals 8:25 PM ET – Paul Brown Stadium, Cincinnati, OH Kickoff Temperature: 60 Weather: 50% Chance Of Storms Winds: N 3-5 mph Weather Forecast For Cincinnati Sunday...

2016_augustprecip
September 8

D.J.’s Monthly Digits: Over 30″ Of Rain In August 2016

Follow Meteorologist D.J. Kayser on Twitter (@dkayserwx) or on Facebook (Meteorologist D.J. Kayser). While August marked the last month of meteorological summer in 2016, the heat did not take a break across portions of the country. While some were warm, we also saw over 30″ of rain in spots last month! In this edition of D.J.’s Monthly Digits, let’s take a look back at August 2016 and the warm, wet month across the nation. Late Summer Heat Were you one of the many in the eastern United States that sweltered through August? Twenty-three different cities saw (or tied) their warmest...

2016_JulyPrecip
August 4

D.J.’s Monthly Digits: A Wild July 2016 Across The U.S.

Follow Meteorologist D.J. Kayser on Twitter (@dkayserwx) or on Facebook (Meteorologist D.J. Kayser). Whew! I feel like we’ve just been through a whirlwind of weather across the United States during the month of July. Between record wet, record warmth, and even record dry weather, July 2016 just about had it all depending on where you were across the nation. In this edition of D.J.’s Monthly Digits, let’s take a look at the crazy month we just saw. The A.C. Was On High In July Electric costs were high across parts of the nation during the month of July as temperatures...

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June 15

Dangerous & Potentially All-Time Record Heat This Weekend In The Southwest

Follow Meteorologist D.J. Kayser on Twitter (@dkayserwx) or on Facebook (Meteorologist D.J. Kayser). It is June, which means it’s time for the summer heat to set in across the country, particularly in the Southwest. While record highs are possible in parts of the central U.S. over the next couple days, the most extreme heat will be held off until this weekend and into early next week in the Southwest, where thermometers will flirt with 120 in spots. This could lead to some areas nearing their all-time warmest temperatures on record. Record Breaking Highs Expected As you can see, blistering heat...

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May 20

Hurricane Preparedness – Sources of Information

Before hurricane season begins, it’s important to identify sources that you can get accurate and up to the minute information from. The National Hurricane Center (NHC) and the Central Pacific Hurricane Center (CPHC) are the official sources for hurricane forecasts, including track forecasts. These two sources also issue hurricane watches and warnings. Your local National Weather Service (NWS) office provides details into the types of impacts your location can expect from the storm. Emergency managers in your city, county, or state will make the final decisions regarding evacuations. Most of this information can typically be found online. The sources listed...