What a morning!

Not expecting any precipitation this morning, lucky folks in the northeast Boston area were treated to a beautiful sight around 8am as the sun came up over the horizon. Almost a complete primary rainbow with pieces of a secondary bow (just to the left of the “do not enter” sign).   It wasn’t raining at […]

January 19-20, 2019 Winter Storm

Good morning! The overnight guidance trended quite a bit warmer for the event tonight and tomorrow, so let’s dive right in! Timing and Precipitation Type Snow begins during the 5-7 PM timeframe this evening. This could pose a few travel issues, but the serious problems don’t begin until after about 9 or 10 PM. Heavy […]

My time at the UMASS Lowell meteorology program

https://www.forbes.com/forbes/welcome/?toURL=https://www.forbes.com/colleges/university-of-massachusetts-lowell/&refURL=https://www.google.com/&referrer=https://www.google.com/ Last Saturday was graduation day at UMASS Lowell day for many, including myself.  This day had been a long time coming, but the time at UMASS Lowell in the meteorology program was well worth it.  When I started, the campus definitely looked different then it does now.  The parking was much more difficult, there […]

Free Resources in Meteorology / Atmospheric Science / Climate Science

There are a lot of excellent free resources now available, so I thought I’d start putting together a list. Hopefully, I will update these with more entries and commentary. Add what I forgot in the comments. Books: “Practical Meteorology: An Algebra-based Survey of Atmospheric Science,” 2018, by Roland Stull. https://www.eoas.ubc.ca/books/Practical_Meteorology/ “Demystifying Climate Models, A Users […]