Category Archives: Midwest

Migration continues up through the Plains and along the East Coast where southerly flow is strongest

National Overview The east sides of both a warm front stretching down across the Great Plains and a cold front running down the East Coast represented the main transit lines for northbound migrants last night. Birds continue to move north … Continue reading

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High pressure puts damper on Upper Midwest while front brings birds to East Coast

National Overview Here’s the radar- I’ll be back tomorrow with more interpretation. Below are the radar loops from sunset last night through 5:00am (central time) this morning Since I will be publishing “as I go” each morning you may see … Continue reading

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More birds moving north

National Overview With the exception of the southeastern U.S. being under heavy precipitation, most of the country experienced moderate to heavy migration last night. I’m going to keep this short and sweet in the interest of catching up from being … Continue reading

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Filling in the gaps: Sunday May 13th

National Overview I was out of cellular range over the weekend and so couldn’t get the radar posted on the mornings of May 12th and 13th. Here’s the radar from Saturday evening through the early morning on Sunday the 13th. … Continue reading

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Heavy migration up through the Great Plains and parts of the Midwest

National Overview Birds continue to stream up through the middle of the country as a series of surface lows churn southerly winds over the region. The low over Texas proved to be the most precipitous and may have caused some … Continue reading

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