Monday, June 06, 2016

Tropical Storm Colin Fulfills Long-range Weather Forecast

The May 15, 2016 Weather Alternative post contained a forecast for the period of June 1-5. The forecast, based on alignments involving Jupiter, Saturn, and Neptune, warned that low pressure and abnormally wet weather were to be expected at this time. The forecast pointed out that since we our now in hurricane season and since the central and eastern Gulf of Mexico was emphasized in key forecast charts, that it was plausible that a tropical storm would develop over this area.

As we speak, Tropical Storm Colin is located around 85 west longitude and 28 north latitude in the eastern Gulf of Mexico and forecast to move onshore over the Florida Gulf Coast tonight (6/6/16). The following Accuweather map shows the likely effects Tropical Storm Colin will have.

06 TS Colin

The same forecast also called for heavy downpours over the Mississippi Valley, Mid-Atlantic and Southeast. On June 2nd, the National Weather Service warned informed, "Heavy rain possible over parts of the Southern Plains and Lower Mississippi Valley." On the 4th, their forecast read, "Heavy rain likely over the western and central Gulf Coast, with heavy rain possible from the Deep South to the central Appalachians."

The following Accuweather map is for June 5th when heavy rain and stormy weather was expected from the Gulf Coast to the Mid-Atlantic region.

04 Severe Storms

Links to Other Long-range Weather Forecasts and Forecast Results

June 28 - July 2, 2016 Long-range Weather Forecast 
Potential Hurricane August 24-28, 2016
June 13-21, 2016 Long-range Weather Forecast 
Hurricane Dolores Fulfills Long-range Weather Forecast
Hurricane Season 2015 Long-range Weather Predictions
Tropical Cyclone Hadi
Hurricane Erick Fulfills Long-range Forecast
Tropical Storm Andrea Fulfills Long-range Forecast!
Timing the Relief for Drought-Stricken U.S. Plains
Testing Astrometeorology Part 2
Hurricane Sandy Fulfills Long-range Weather Prediction!
Testing Astrometeorology Part 1
Hurricane Season 2011 Forecast Results
Hurricane Risk-Management
New Weather Alternative Website
Fulfilled Long-range Forecasts for Hurricane Season 2010
Introduction to the Weather Alternative

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