Latest News: Storms and Showers On The Way

storms and showers

PHILADELPHIA (RN) — A cold front will reach the Delaware Valley on Wednesday 25th in the afternoon, bringing some storms and showers to the area.

Wednesday will have some sunshine at sunrise, but the clouds will increase through the day. As the front gets closer, the best chance for storms and showers will be late afternoon and during the night. With all of the humidity in the atmosphere, some heavy raining is possible during the evening. Highs on Thursday will be near average in the mid-eighties.

Behind the front, a lingering rain is possible early on Friday. Then clearing skies and drier air will return by Thursday morning with warm highs in the upper eighties but with lower moisture. Temperatures will stay near the average with clouds and sun Saturday, right on into the weekend, with a small chance of a pop of rain on Saturday.

The US Soccer National Team takes on Germany on Thursday morning, so if you plan on attending an outdoor World Championship viewing event, conditions should be have improved just in time. Keep an eye to the sky for a leftover rain, but otherwise we can expect a clear sky and a warm temperature.

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Hurricanes during June – Atlantic Hurricane Season is here

Atlantic hurricane season

Atlantic hurricane season

The Atlantic hurricane season is the time in a year when hurricanes typically form in the Atlantic Ocean. Tropical twisters in the North-Atlantic are called hurricanes, tropical storms, or tropical depressions. Furthermore, there have been numerous storms over the years that haven’t been fully tropical which are categorized as subtropical depressions and subtropical storms.

Global, tropical cyclone action peaks at the end of summer, when the difference between temperatures in the air and sea surface temperatures is the highest. However, each specific basin has its very own cyclical patterns. On a global scale, May is the least active month, while September is the most active. In the Northern Atlantic Ocean, a different hurricane season occurs from June first to November 30, abruptly peaking from late August through September; the season’s climatological peak of action occurs around September ten each season.

Tropical turbulences that reach tropical storm strength are named from a pre-defined list. On average, ten named storms occur each season, with an average of six becoming hurricanes and two and a half becoming major hurricanes (Category 3 or bigger). The most active season was 2005, during which twenty eight tropical cyclones formed, of which a record fifteen became hurricanes. The least active season was the 1914, with only 1 recognized tropical cyclone emerging during that period. The Atlantic hurricane season is a period when most tropical cyclones are expected to grow across the northern Atlantic Ocean. It’s presently defined as the time frame from June first through November thirty, though in the past the season was defined as a smaller time frame. During that time, regular tropical weather reviews are distributed by the National Hurricane Center, and co-direction between the Hydrometeorological Prediction Center and National Hurricane Center happens for patterns which haven’t shaped yet, but could develop in the next 3 to 7 days.

Supercellstorm Forms in Wyoming

WRIGHT, Wyo. — Storm chasers in Wyoming captured amazing photos and video of a supercell thunderstorm forming May 18, 2014.



Basehunters, a stormchasing group from Norman, Okla., posted the timelapse video above on YouTube.

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