Monthly Archives: April 2012

Heavy migration, fallout potential in Great Plains (UPDATE: RADAR BACK ONLINE!)

National Overview UPDATE: The NCAR radar feeds are back online now, so here they are with my original writeup from this morning. I guess we’ll have to wait for the NCAR folks to get into the office this morning, because … Continue reading

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More migration into the south (radar restored!)

National Overview UPDATED: The radar feed went back up this morning but it looks like all the data prior to 2am was dropped, so here are the loops from 2am – 5am Central Time. The good news is that things … Continue reading

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The southern half of the U.S. continues to stack the deck with new migrants

National Overview With this cold-warm-stationary front draped across the country, the bulk of heavy migration east of the Rockies continues to be concentrated in the southern half of the U.S. Heavy trans-Gulf and circum-Gulf migration continued from yesterday afternoon through … Continue reading

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Birds pouring into the south with some movement up through the Plains and Midwest

National Overview The big story for last night lies along the Gulf Coast, so I’m just sum that up in a few words before moving on: GET READY. With this latest trans-Gulf and circum-Gulf flight we should expect many new … Continue reading

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Getting deep into migration

National Overview There’s a lot of action going on right now as a series of low pressure systems and associated fronts march across the U.S. Precipitation in the west seems to be restricting migration for the time being, while southerly … Continue reading

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