Meteorology

Chris Miller
December 07, 2017 - 12:13 pm
If the sudden 35 - 40 degree drop in temperature hasn't put you in the Christmas mood, maybe this will get you in the holiday spirit: snow! "It looks like the ingredients are going to be there late tonight early tomorrow," said Channel 4 meteorologist Chris Franklin. He said any snow would most...
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Chris Miller
October 09, 2017 - 10:36 am
The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season's 15th storm, Ophelia, has formed in the center of the northern Atlantic Ocean. Located at 31.4N, 39.9W, Ophelia is 860 miles west-southwest of the Azores. It is moving north-northeast at five miles per hour and is presently no threat to land. There are no watches...
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Chris Miller
October 06, 2017 - 10:11 pm
The forecast for Nate to make landfall as a hurricane tomorrow night or early Sunday holds as the storm advances towards the Gulf of Mexico. At 10:00 p.m. Friday, Tropical Storm Nate had maximum winds of 70 miles per hour as it moved north-northwest at 22 miles per hour. "On the forecast track, the...
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Chris Miller
October 06, 2017 - 4:03 pm
New Orleans is now under a hurricane warning, that stretches from Grand Isle to the Alabama/Florida line. Tropical Storm Nate is cruising north-northwest at 21 miles per hour and may get ahead of a high pressure ridge building towards the west, said Channel 4 meteorologist Chris Franklin. "It looks...
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Charlotte Glaze gives Donna Lamb a teary hug as she floats out some of her belongings in floodwaters from the Ortega River in Jacksonville, Fla., Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, after Hurricane Irma passed through the area. "This neighborhood has not flooded in at least 51 years," Lamb said. (Dede Smith/The Florida Times-Union via AP)
September 12, 2017 - 4:03 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Hurricane Irma's devastating storm surge came with weird twists that scientists attribute to the storm's girth, path and some geographic quirks. A combination of storm surge, heavy rains and swollen rivers sent some of the worst flooding into Jacksonville, Florida, even...
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wunderground.com
Chris Miller
September 09, 2017 - 10:57 pm
Category 3 Hurricane Irma has slowed down in forward speed, moving northwest at 6 miles per hour with 120 mph winds. Although Irma's winds have dropped considerably since it devastated the Leeward Islands and Puerto Rico as a Category 5, and hit Cuba as a Category 4, it remains a dangerous storm...
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Chris Miller
September 09, 2017 - 4:07 pm
Hurricane Irma is now moving west-northwest at 9 miles per hour. With maximum sustained winds of 125 mph, the storm is a dangerous Category 3 with the potential to get stronger before making landfall along the southern tip of Florida later tonight or tomorrow. wunderground.com "The turn toward the...
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Chris Miller
September 08, 2017 - 4:13 pm
Hurricane warnings are being extended in Florida as Hurricane Irma draws nearer. The hurricane is moving west with a turn to the northwest expected late Saturday. "On the forecast track, the eye of Irma should continue to move near the north coast of Cuba and the central Bahamas tonight and...
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Chris Miller
September 08, 2017 - 11:07 am
The National Hurricane Center has slightly shifted the forecast for Hurricane Irma, moving the path a little to the west, but still up the Florida Peninsula, into Georgia, and then just southwest of Nashville as a depression by Wednesday. At 10:00 a.m. CDT, Irma's top winds were 150 mph, making it...
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