Lake Somerville

By: angiest, 15. elokuuta 2011 klo 01:20 (GMT)

This is a repost from my main blog at thextremeweather.com.I recently had an opportunity to drive over Lake Somerville dam. Lake Somerville is a reservoir formed by the damming of Yegua Creek, which is a tributary of the Brazos River. Lake Somerville is not a terribly large lake, but it is used to provide flood control for communities downstream (including Somerville, which lies just to the east of the dam), as well as water and recreation. Lake Somerville lies wi...

A Prediction for the 2013 Hurricane Season

By: angiest, 13. elokuuta 2011 klo 19:48 (GMT)

I am predicting the first named storm for 2013, Andrea, will strike near Houston-Galveston. Taken from my main blog at thextremeweather.com.I am making a bold prediction for the 2013 Atlantic Hurricane season.  The first named storm of the year, Andrea, will hit the Houston-Galveston area.  How can I make such a prediction? Let us take a look back in history.The era of modern tropical cyclone naming in the Atlantic basin began in 1979, when the six rotating list ...

The Vanishing Texas River

By: angiest, 2. elokuuta 2011 klo 02:06 (GMT)

This is reposted from my main blog: LinkThis past weekend, we made a trip to San Antonio, TX (we live in a western suburb of Houston).  This trip crosses several rivers, major and minor, as well as numerous streams (including what, in my opinion, is one of the most unique place-names in Texas: Woman Hollering Creek.)  I was rather looking forward to driving through squally weather from Tropical Storm Don, but, alas, that was not to be.  But I did get to observe t...

The Crescent City Connection

By: angiest, 21. heinäkuuta 2011 klo 02:25 (GMT)

This past weekend we went to New Orleans. I took the following picture from the French Quarter on Sunday morning the 17th, just as a heavy rain hit.

GFS Futures - 12Z 12/29

By: angiest, 29. syyskuuta 2010 klo 17:28 (GMT)

I will not spend any time on newly named Tropical Storm Nichole.  She is pretty well on track and is not long for this world as, within 24 hours or so from now, she is forecast to be absorbed into a non-tropical low.Beyond Nichole, GFS is still showing a very interesting pattern in the Caribbean and surrounding waters through the first half of October. The first storm forecast to form after Nichole appears to be on October 2nd in the SW Caribbean:I do not think...

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