Wednesday, August 03, 2005

August 2005 Forecasts

These forecasts were prepared between July 22 and August 2, 2005.

August 4-5, 2005:
Showers are indicated over eastern Maine and Nova Scotia.

August 5-6, 2005:
Some unsettled weather is shown over the Great Basin area.
Warm and fair throughout the Mississippi Valley area.
Warm conditions that may break out in thunderstorms over New York State and surrounding area.

August 8-9, 2005:
Front setting off thunderstorms over the Pacific Northwest.
Possible tropical storm and/or hurricane formation over the Lesser Antilles (61 West/16 North)

August 9-11, 2005:
A stormy period is indicated for the Rockies. The weather pattern then continues over the Plains.
Storms are on the increase over New England.

August 12-14, 2005:
Windy conditions affect the Pacific Northwest as a front pushes through.
Breezy to windy conditions and most likely cooler temps affect the Great Basin and Rocky Mountains.
Windy weather is also shown for the Mid-Atlantic region through New England.

August 16-18, 2005:
Warmer conditions are shown for the Plains as a southerly airflow kicks in. If enough moisture is available, thunderstorms will ensue.
Rising temperatures over the Northeast and New England with the potential to trigger thunderstorms.

August 17-19, 2005:
A warm period is shown for the West Coast and Great Basin areas.

August 20-22, 2005:
Another stormy period is indicated for New England. There is a chance that this could be a tropical system.

August 24-28, 2005:
A strong cold front will enter the Pacific Northwest and set off storms as the front advances through the Great Basin area.
The potential for tropical storm development is shown in and around 117 West Longitude and 20 North Latitude. This lies in the eastern Pacific about 560 miles southwest of the tip of Baja California.
Tropical storm development is likely near 142 West Longitude and 18 North Latitude.
Texas and the Plains will see an active weather pattern at this time resulting in storms producing wind, hail, and possible tornadoes.
Moisture is also drawn up from the Gulf of Mexico over the Gulf Coast States of Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama. As the moisture surges northward toward the Central Mississippi Valley, storms will result.
A front through th Mid-Atlantic region will result in storms around the 26th.
The Northeast will experience a severe weather pattern that may be tropical in nature. One model shows a possible storm system off the coast of Virginia and North Carolina heading northward to the New York area.
Puerto Rico may find itself in the path of a tropical storm or hurricane as a number of indicators zero in on the area between 64-66 West Longitude and 17-18 North Latitude.

August 30-31, 2005:
A weather system will bring cool, dry air to the West Coast and Rockies. The same is indicated for the Plains. Fair and warm conditions are shown for the Mississippi Valley area.

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