Archive for August, 2008

Remnants of Fay

Sunday, August 24th, 2008

Satellite image of TD FayClouds bands from now tropical depression Fay are reaching as far north as the southern tip of Illinois this afternoon as seen in this visible satellite image.

Tropical storm Fay produced some amazing rainfall totals in Florida including:

MELBOURNE BEACH 3.9 SSE              25.28
COCOA BEACH                          24.38
CAPE CANAVERAL                       22.83
DELTONA                              22.69
SATELLITE BEACH                      22.40
PALM SHORES 1.4 W                    21.44
PALM BAY 1.0 NE                      21.00
DELTONA 2.9 SE                       20.94
PALM SHORES 4.3 NNW                  20.85
MELBOURNE 7.0 NW                     20.57
ORANGE CITY                          19.81
HILLIARD 5.4 NW                      19.70
PALM SHORES 2.9 NW                   19.64
TALLAHASSEE 5.7 SE                   19.17
MALABAR 2.9 NNW                      19.00
TALLAHASSEE 14.2 NE                  18.30
WACISSA 1.1 SW                       18.09
TALLAHASSEE 6.1 SE                   18.07
MELBOURNE 1.1 N                      18.05
SANFORD 0.4 ENE                      18.03

Dry Conditions Continue

Friday, August 22nd, 2008

Although the radar looked promising early today, thunderstorms with brief heavy rain managed to miss the weather station here and only 0.04 inches was recorded. Some locations northeast of here such as Romeoville received 0.5 inch.

Perseid Meteor Shower

Monday, August 11th, 2008

The Perseid meteor shower is expected to peak on  August 12th.  Check out the skies before sunrise over the next few mornings. Good luck viewing. More info can be found at the space.com web page.