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 US is currently surrounded by water that
Perlan Project has launched their new website since announcing their sponsorship with Airbus mid last year View the new website at: http://wwwperlanprojectorg
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,
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
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 be
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
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!
A vigorous late Fall/early Winter storm system has tapped a connection to subtropical moisture and is bringing substantial rain and mountain snow to much of California and eastern Nevada Storms of this type are commonly referred to by the media as “Pineapple Express”, for their connection to the tropics, but Meteorologists generally
It’s no secret that California has been experiencing one of the most severe droughts on record But with a strong Pacific low pressure system along the west coast, moisture will finally be heading our way This particular storm, known as a “Pineapple Express”, acts as an atmospheric river, characterized by its strong persistent flow
Here is a YouTube video that Morgan Sandercock of the Perlan Project shot of Ty from the parachute manufacturer explaining the deployment sequence of the tail parachute on the Perlan II The build of the Perlan II is coming along on schedule We are expecting to do a first flight in July, eight months from
A series of storms will affect the entire length of California over this week, and should provide much needed rainfall almost everywhere in the state On Tuesday a much more potent—and warmer—storm will begin to affect the state A low pressure area situated well off the coast is expected to draw high moisture content air
A nice Thanksgiving holiday, then rain and snow for the Tahoe basin… Very pleasant weather will prevail for the Tahoe Basin through Thanksgiving Day, then a change is on the way Wednesday and Thanksgiving Day look pleasant and even a bit on the warm side with highs in the 50’s, even near 60 in Incline