Meteorologist Paul Dorian

Wednesday 10 Aug 2022 – *”Field of Dreams” game set to be played on Thursday night in Dyersville, Iowa…*

…Home Run Forecast Index will be displayed for this special occasion and generated for the “Field of Dreams” stadium-specific location, click here for the latest: (Photo courtesy CBS Sports) For the second year in a row and the second time in history, the state of Iowa will host a big league baseball game on Thursday …

Wednesday 10 Aug 2022 – *”Field of Dreams” game set to be played on Thursday night in Dyersville, Iowa…* Read More »

Mon 08 Aug 2022 – *Widespread heat across the US on Sunday, August 7th results in a lot of “high” Home Run Forecast Index values (and lots of high scoring games)*

On Sunday, August 7th, the heat was widespread across the nation and this resulted in a first for the baseball season…all games in the big leagues featured a “high” Home Run Forecast Index (HRFI) of 8, 9, or 10.  This type of HRFI value suggest that the weather conditions were most favorable for the baseballs …

Mon 08 Aug 2022 – *Widespread heat across the US on Sunday, August 7th results in a lot of “high” Home Run Forecast Index values (and lots of high scoring games)* Read More »

Saturday 23 July 2022 – *Hot, humid weather dominates on Friday night…HRFI very high at many stadiums…historic game at Fenway*

If you had the “Over” of 30 runs at Fenway Park for Friday night’s game between the Blue Jays and Red Sox – you won as 33 runs were scored! In an amazing game, Toronto Blue Jays set an all-time franchise record with 28 total runs in a game in which they beat the Red …

Saturday 23 July 2022 – *Hot, humid weather dominates on Friday night…HRFI very high at many stadiums…historic game at Fenway* Read More »

Monday 18 Jul 2022 – *Home Run Derby tonight in Los Angeles will have favorable weather for the long ball…HRFI to be in the high category*

The Home Run Derby is scheduled for tonight in Los Angeles, California and will feature some favorable weather conditions for the baseballs to travel.  The contest begins at 8pm ET and usually lasts for a couple of hours and temperatures should hold in the 80’s for most, if not all, of the derby.  The Home …

Monday 18 Jul 2022 – *Home Run Derby tonight in Los Angeles will have favorable weather for the long ball…HRFI to be in the high category* Read More »

Saturday, July 2nd – *Back-to-back-to-back-to-back home runs in Philly…hot, humid conditions throughout the Mid-Atlantic and a very high HRFI*

The weather is hot and humid today in the Mid-Atlantic region and that is excellent for baseballs to travel in the “light” air mass. Indeed, the ball is flying in Philly for the Cardinals/Phillies game and also in New York City where the Mets are hosting the Texas Rangers.  In both of these cities, the …

Saturday, July 2nd – *Back-to-back-to-back-to-back home runs in Philly…hot, humid conditions throughout the Mid-Atlantic and a very high HRFI* Read More »

Saturday June 18th – A fall-like weekend for the Great Lakes/Mid-Atlantic/Northeast US right in the middle of June…a suppressing affect on the HRFI

An unusually cool air mass has poured into the Great Lakes/Mid-Atlantic/Northeast US for the middle of June with temperatures as much as 25 degrees below-normal for this time of year.  There will be a mix of clouds today in this region and winds will be quite persistent from a northwesterly direction gusting past 35 mph …

Saturday June 18th – A fall-like weekend for the Great Lakes/Mid-Atlantic/Northeast US right in the middle of June…a suppressing affect on the HRFI Read More »

Wed. June 15th – Fall-like weekend weather for the Mid-Atlantic/Northeast US/Great Lakes…intense heat next week from central states to east coast…impacts on HRFI

Overview A couple of cold fronts will usher in a spectacular air mass for this time of year to the Mid-Atlantic/Northeast US/Great Lakes just in time for the upcoming Father’s Day weekend. Strong high pressure will take control of the weather for the weekend in the northeastern part of the nation…a system that had its …

Wed. June 15th – Fall-like weekend weather for the Mid-Atlantic/Northeast US/Great Lakes…intense heat next week from central states to east coast…impacts on HRFI Read More »

Wed. June 8th – Very hot weather from California-to-Texas will intensify over the next few days and then build eastward early next week…an impact on baseball

…it’ll take quite a bit to match the sustained and extreme heat of the summer of 1980* Overview Highs temperatures on Friday are likely to reach 100 degrees in Dallas, Texas and this could begin an impressive string of days at or above the century mark. High pressure ridging has been strong in the region …

Wed. June 8th – Very hot weather from California-to-Texas will intensify over the next few days and then build eastward early next week…an impact on baseball Read More »

Monday, May 30th (Memorial Day) – Warm weather comes to much of the Great Lakes, Midwest, Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions with a high HRFI

Memorial Day will bring very warm weather to much of the Great Lakes, Midwest, Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions and this will result in a high Home Run Forecast index (HRFI) value in many locations.  Temperatures will flirt with the 90 degree mark for highs in many spots to go along with plenty of sunshine as …

Monday, May 30th (Memorial Day) – Warm weather comes to much of the Great Lakes, Midwest, Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions with a high HRFI Read More »

Sunday, May 22nd – *Hot weather extends from the Midwest to the east coast this weekend and has an impact on some offensive explosions*

For the first time this season, hot weather has affected baseball games all the way from the Midwest to the east coast and it had an impact on offense this weekend.  The very warm weather began in the Midwest on Friday night and winds were blowing out in Wrigley Field…perfect conditions for the ball to …

Sunday, May 22nd – *Hot weather extends from the Midwest to the east coast this weekend and has an impact on some offensive explosions* Read More »