Sunday, February 18, 2018

2017-2018 Winter Outlook

“October 19, 2017,  – Forecasters at NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center released the 2017 U.S. Winter Outlook today, with La Nina potentially emerging for the second year in a row as the biggest wildcard in how this year’s winter will shape up.  La Nina has a 55- to 65-percent chance of developing before winter sets in. “ […]


2016-2017 Winter Outlook

“October 20, 2016,  Forecasters at NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center issued the 2016 -2017 U.S. Winter Outlook today, saying that La Nina is expected to influence winter conditions this year.  The Climate Prediction Center issued a La Nina watch this month, predicting the climate phenomenon is likely to develop in late fall or early winter.  La […]


Storm Classifications

Floodplains are defined as any area that floods as a result of a specific type of storm, most commonly a 100 year storm event. This storm event is not simply defined as a storm that occurs within 100 years, rather it is a probability description. In essence, a 100 year storm event has a 1% […]