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The Weather GuruFriday, October 14th, 2016 at 10:48am
Look at that large swath of hurricane force wind gusts off the Oregon coast late Saturday morning (all the blues, tans, and whites - white is >80 mph!). Then this storm moves up to batter Portland around dinner and Seattle area in the evening and night. Batten down the hatches!
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The Weather GuruFriday, October 7th, 2016 at 9:01am
Looks like Matthew is undergoing an eyewall replacement cycle (ERC). In an ERC, an outer eyewall begins to form around the inner eye and gradually cuts it off. This is a natural process in strong hurricanes.

There is good and bad in the ERC. The good is, it tends to weaken the maximum winds (in the intense inner eye), but the bad is that it spreads the winds out over a larger area (bigger eye).
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The Weather GuruFriday, October 7th, 2016 at 3:41am
The latest forecast has Matthew making a sort-of glancing landfall near Cape Canaveral, FL at a higher end category 4 (winds 145 mph with gusts to 170 mph). Good God! I hope people are out of there.

Note: those are the peak forecast winds, which usually occur on the east side of a north-bound storm. But this is still going to be a nightmare.
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The Weather Guru added 2 new photos.Friday, September 2nd, 2016 at 11:42am
Hermine got its act together just in time to become a hurricane before landfall in Florida. Visible satellite is pretty impressive, but the radar shows that it doesn't have a consolidated inner core, yet.

Even though it's a minimal hurricane, it will still be a dangerous beast. If you live in the area, check out the NHC (http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/) for official warnings, advisories, and guidance.
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The Weather Guru shared US National Weather Service Medford Oregon's photo.Friday, August 26th, 2016 at 10:27am
Another cool one.
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The Weather Guru shared US National Weather Service Medford Oregon's photo.Friday, August 26th, 2016 at 10:21am
Incredible.