Less chance of storms? More opportunity for more heat. And dangerous heat indices this afternoon; please be HEAT SMART. Storm chances will improve tomorrow and that may help with the heat. And the tropics are still quiet. That's good, but it's sooo hot!
We are right between two major weather features: our strong Atlantic high right off the Florida coast and a deep trough driving into our region from the northwest. Those are the "big" features that control the "big" picture and there's more down below. -- Big John
Sun & Clouds(40%)
The Current Forecast for Monday, April 23, 2012 Today: Sunny, cool and breezy with west winds up to 25 mph. Highs in the upper 60's. Tonight: Clear and cold with decreasing winds. Lows in the lowMore >>
International Space Station Viewing:
The International Space Station along with the Space Shuttle Discovery will be visible this week in the evening. Wednesday will be a spectacular view as the shuttle pulls away, plus the pairing will be very bright.
|International Space Station Viewing|
|Tue 10-Jun||8:40 PM||-1.0||NNW-ESE|
|Tue 10-Jun||10:17 PM||+0.3||W-SW|
|Wed 11-Jun||9:02 PM||-2.1||NW-SE|
|Thu 12-Jun||9:25 PM||+0.3||W-SSW|
|Fri 13-Jun||8:34 PM||+0.3||W-SSW|
Time The beginning of the view
Magnitude Brightness ... the more negative the value, the brighter. 0 would be equal to the brightness of the stars in the big dipper ... -2.1 is like Jupiter ... -4.3 is like Venus
Direction Direction on the compass of the beginning of view to the direction of end of view.
Click this link for additional information and dates in our area www.wtoc.com/story/6679020/iss-pass-as-seen-from-wtoc