Here are some photos of the Airbus Perlan Mission II display and the newly assembled glider taken at this year’s EAA AirVenture Oshkosh. The glider was parked underneath the Airbus A380 at the event. WeatherExtreme Ltd. was displayed as one of the official sponsors for the Airbus Perlan Mission II. View the gallery below.
San Diego is not known for very exciting weather in June, where a typical day begins with a layer of marine stratus clouds that burns off to hazy sunshine in the afternoon hours, with the clouds returning in the evening. Rain is a rarity during the summer months in Southern California. This June, though, definitely […]
When most people think of monsoons, they think about torrential tropical rains advancing northward through the Indian subcontinent. While that’s the prototypical example of a monsoon, North America has its own version of a monsoon. In meteorology a monsoon is defined as a prevailing wind that changes direction seasonally. During the warm season t
The picture above, courtesy of NOAA/NESDIS, gives the sea surface temperature (SST) “anomaly”, or difference from the normal temperature for the date. In this color scheme, yellows and red are warmer than normal and blues are cooler. It is obvious to even the casual observer that the contiguous U.S. is currently surrounded by water that [&helli
Perlan Project has launched their new website since announcing their sponsorship with Airbus mid last year. View the new website at: http://www.perlanproject.org
Signs are getting stronger that an El Niño will affect the world’s climate during the rest of 2015. El Ninos occur when trade winds slacken across the equatorial Pacific. This allows warm water that has piled up in the western Pacific to move eastward in what oceanographers term a “Kelvin Wave.’ The figure above, jointly […]
After laying dormant for more than 40 years, the Calbuco volcano in southern Chile erupted violently twice last week, once at about 6pm local time on April 22 and the second time just after midnight on the early morning hours of April 23. The eruptions produced many spectacular photo and video images—including the one here, […]
A cold storm that seems more like winter than early spring is moving through the Lake Tahoe area toward San Diego. Snowfall of 3 to 5 inches can be expected in the Incline Village area today, with a dusting of flurries tonight. At the highest peaks of the Sierras 6 to 12 inches of snow […]
Read the latest Airbus Magazine where you can find Dr. Elizabeth Austin, CCM of WeatherExtreme Ltd. as one of the “Faces of Perlan” and Chief Meteorologist on the Airbus Perlan mission II. Click to view the aricle
We are pleased to announce that WeatherExtreme Ltd. has been accepted as a NOAA Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador. The Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador initiative is an effort to formally recognize NOAA partners who are improving the nation’s readiness against extreme weather, water, and climate events. As a Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador, your org
Today is a great day to look at the differences in the weather between our two of our three office locations: Incline Village (Lake Tahoe) and San Diego County. The Tahoe Basin is seeing unseasonably warm with high temperatures nearing 60 degrees. San Diego County is even warmer with highs today in the low to […]
An amazing picture of a lenticular cloud taken in Reno, NV earlier this morning. Photo Credit: Kayla Jordan Meteorologist WeatherExtreme Ltd.
Dr. Elizabeth Austin,CCM to be appearing on upcoming Donner Party documentary on The Weather Channel
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Elizabeth Austin, CCM, of WeatherExtreme Ltd., will be appearing on The Weather Channel’s upcoming documentary on the Donner Party. The documentary is set to be released November 2015. Stay Tuned!
With a new year comes a new office space and headquarters for WeatherExtreme Ltd.. We have moved from Fallbrook, CA to Incline Village, NV. Our new address is now at: 930 Tahoe Blvd., Suite 802-560 Incline Village, Nevada 89451 USA Below is a sneak peek of our new office setup. Enjoy!
Below is an amazing image of a sunrise with a visual representation of the different halos and arcs labeled throughout. Photo Credit: Joshua Thomas Source Credit: NOAA
TREADING ON THIN AIR Atmospheric Physics, Forensic Meteorology and Climate Change-How the Weather Shapes Our Everyday Lives Dr. Elizabeth Austin, CCM’s book, TREADING ON THIN AIR, Atmospheric Physics, Forensic Meteorology and Climate Change-How the Weather Shapes Our Everyday Lives , has a new release date set for Winter 2016. Her book will b
An intense high pressure area has settled into the Northern Great Plains, and has brought bitterly cold temperatures along with it. Across much of North Dakota and Minnesota, mid-day temperatures will stay below zero. Dangerous wind chills have been occurring, with values as low as -40, although these are expected to abate somewhat today as [&helli
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Elizabeth Austin, CCM of WeatherExtreme Ltd. has been appointed to the graduate faculty for Atmospheric Sciences at The University of Nevada at Reno (UNR). This follows from a vote of the faculty and approval by the graduate school. Congratulations Dr. Austin!