Sandy is Dead, Halloween is On, & More Good News

October 31, 2012

1.  Halloween:  The steady rain is finishing up and it appears we’re moving on to scattered showers from 6pm-10pm.  Check the radar here before you head out, if you’re lucky you might totally miss showers in your neighborhood:

http://weather.cod.edu/satrad/nexrad/send.php?type=RTX-N0Q-0-24

2. Sandy is Dead:  Hydrometeorological Prediction Center (HPC) has issued their last advisory, around 8am our time.  It’s just a jumble of showers moving around the northeast without a definable center.

http://www.hpc.ncep.noaa.gov/discussions/tcpat3.html

3.  Flood Watch is cancelled for the North Coast and Coast Range:  Not enough rain to cause any trouble out there and now it’s on to much lighter rain over the next 5+ days.

 


European Model Wins With Sandy

October 31, 2012

Those of us following weather closely already know this, but here’s a great article from USA TODAY.  The ECMWF (European) forecast model did far better on the initial forecasts for Sandy’s landfall in the USA.  We’re not #1 in computer modeling of our atmosphere anymore.

Read it here:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/weather/2012/10/30/sandy-hurricane-models/1668867/