Category Archives: NJAS

WSB FORECAST: Clear skies and westerly winds promise beautiful weather and a broad-front of migrants on the Big Day

Upper-level winds across New Jersey may be out of the NW but light westerly surface winds should provide enough room for migrants to move on Friday night. These conditions should result in a moderate migration event coinciding with the kickoff … Continue reading

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WSB Forecast Update

Current winds at all altitudes over the Delmarva and south NJ are out of the SW while only upper-level winds over the most northern part of the state (Southern NY, really) remain out of the NW. Migration has already begun … Continue reading

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Migration? Where?

West of here, that’s where. Here’s the radar from 7:30pm last night through 5:00am this morning. Frames are every 1/2 hour. Click on the thumbnail to view the full-sized animation. Most of the time I post the radar so that … Continue reading

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No flight over the Garden State

Heavy precipitation over NJ appears to have precluded any nocturnal migration over NJ last night, despite the prevailing southeast winds. Otherwise migration was light in the surrounding region. Here’s the radar from sunset last night through 5:00am this morning. Frames … Continue reading

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Birds head into the region

Bounded by a stationary front draped across northern New York, migrants pushed northward over the Mid-Atlantic last night. Here’s the radar from sunset last night through 5:00am this morning. Frames are every 1/2 hour. Click on the thumbnail to view … Continue reading

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