Monday 7/13/20

Good morning!

With mostly cloudy skies, expect a high around 85 today, with a southwest wind at 5-10 mph. Showers and thunderstorms are likely at times this afternoon and this evening; storms may be strong to severe with damaging winds the primary severe weather hazard. Flash flooding is also possible as these storms will contain very heavy rain, and as usual, frequent lightning is a threat. The threat for severe weather should wrap up by 10 pm.

As seems to have been the case with most severe weather days this year so far, I am working this evening, so my ability to send updates will be limited at best. Have a great day!
-Nathan

Published by Nathan Coram

Hello! I'm Nathan Coram, a 19 year old meteorology student and weather geek, and am going into my junior year at UMass Lowell as a meteorology major. I am the current Vice President of the UML American Meteorological Society Local Student Chapter. Prior to at UML, I attended the Dracut school system for my K-12 years, having graduated from Dracut High in 2018. I first got into weather with the December 2008 ice storm, which knocked out my electricity for 4 days. I had no idea how it could be raining and becoming ice immediately, and how rain can knock out power. (Now I do - warm layer aloft, cold air at surface). But I didn't really get into it until the heat of July 2010 and specifically a few severe weather events during that month, followed by the year 2011, which featured several high profile weather events. Since then I have had a growing interest, and am hoping to make it into the meteorology field, preferably with NOAA/NWS. But for now, I'm blogging here, helping with the UML Weather Center social media, and tweeting about the weather on my own account as well. Thanks for visiting!

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