Meteorologist Paul Dorian

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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Monday May 9 – The weather might explain a lot about the lack of offense during the month of April

Much of the northern half of the nation experienced colder-than-normal conditions in the month of April and this included many big league cities from the Mid-Atlantic region to the Midwest to the Pacific Northwest. It was just recently reported by ESPN.com that the month of April was quite odd for baseball in terms of offense.  …

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Friday May 6 – *Soaking rain event for Midwest/Mid-Atlantic region to wreak havoc on baseball schedule*

A soaking rain event is coming to the Mid-Atlantic region for today, tonight and Saturday and it’ll become quite cool and windy as well. Intensifying low pressure will cross over the Ohio Valley on Friday and then – as it arrives the eastern US – it will begin to become influenced by building high pressure …

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Friday April 22 – Cool weather dominated the weather scene resulting in a low “Home Run Forecast index”

Cool Canadian high pressure dominated the weather scene on Friday night, April 22nd in the eastern half of the nation and the “Home Run Forecast Index” was low (1, 2 or 3) in the vast majority of the games.  The only game with double-digit total runs on Friday night took place in Arizona and it …

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Baseball’s Opening Day Weather and its impact on the HRF Index

    Baseball’s “Opening Day” on Thursday will feature plenty of colder-than-normal air across the middle of the country and an unusual hot air mass across southern California. Map courtesy NOAA, tropicaltidbits.com   *Baseball’s “Opening Day” weather and its impact on the “Home Run Forecast Index”…the weather is not being very cooperative…already a couple of postponements* …

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