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May 9, 2012

Big Story Weather – May 9, 2012

RedOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly

Big Story Weather from May 8, 2012: Yesterday the severe weather was limited to a few large hail reports in Southeastern Texas and also an isolated report in Northern Mississippi. Also damaging winds were reported in Eastern Florida back into Central Alabama and also in Southeastern Texas. Heavy rain was found along the frontal boundary. High pressure was in control over a good portion of the remainder of the  United States.

Big Story Weather for May 9: Low pressure over the Northeast will bring showers to the Boston to Baltimore Metro areas today. Expect to see thunderstorms from the Carolinas all the way southward back into Louisiana and Mississippi along the frontal boundary. Elsewhere, high pressure is in control of the weather from the Plains back into the West. Expect to see partly to mostly cloudy skies throughout the region.

Big Story Weather Outlook International: Low pressure to the south of Japan will bring cloudy skies to the majority of southern Japan. High pressure over the Middle East will bring another partly cloudy day with warm temps. Low pressure to the southwest of England will move northeastward towards England bringing showers to the area. A strong area of low pressure is moving towards McMurdo station Antarctica which will bring heavy snow to the region. Australia will be under the influence of a weak area of high pressure.

Big Story Weather Tropics: A Tropical Formation Alert has been issued for the remains of 19S, this means the potential exsist for re-development into a tropical system of this region. The average pressure is at 1004mb with estimated winds around 25kts. In the Western Pacific just to the south of the Phillipians we have 99W which currently has winds estimated around 15kts and a estimated pressure of 1010mb. Outside of those two areas the rest of the tropics are quiet today.