For the fifteen years I worked at Indianapolis, the Thursday before Memorial weekend presented the most important opportunity of the year to establish credibility with the weather forecast. As Paul Huttner noted earlier, not only is it about the chances of showers and thunderstorms, but it is about the timing. Back in the Circle city Read more

It looks like we just may salvage a pretty great Memorial Day Weekend if everything works out right. Back when I was getting started in meteorology, one “old school” technique we used was to time the “short waves” in the jet stream that produce precipitation. These mini waves are embedded in the jet stream, and Read more