BaseballWeather

Tuesday, June 11th – *Short-term “cooler-than-normal”…longer-term “warmer-than-normal”…Midwest/Mid-Atlantic/NE US temperature switch and its impact on the HRFI*

Cooler-than-normal temperatures today, Tuesday, June 11th, across the northeastern part of the nation Temperatures have started off the week on the cool side of normal in the northeastern quadrant of the nation including the Mid-Atlantic/Midwest/Northeast US. This temperature pattern will continue into mid-week and then a dramatic warmup will ensue for the end of the …

Tuesday, June 11th – *Short-term “cooler-than-normal”…longer-term “warmer-than-normal”…Midwest/Mid-Atlantic/NE US temperature switch and its impact on the HRFI* Read More »

Wednesday 29 May 2024 *”Hittin’ season” is right around the corner and the Phillies Kyle Schwarber absolutely loves the month of June for hitting HRs*

The 6-10 day outlook for temperatures in early June is predominately warmer-than-normal across the entire nation We are about to turn on the calendar from the month of May to June and this is typically about the time of year when the weather warms up and has been often referred to by ex-Phillies Manager, Charlie …

Wednesday 29 May 2024 *”Hittin’ season” is right around the corner and the Phillies Kyle Schwarber absolutely loves the month of June for hitting HRs* Read More »

Wednesday, May 1st, 2024 – *Wet weather pattern across much of the nation during the next ten days…disruptions in baseball quite likely*

The 12Z GFS forecast map of total precipitation amounts during the next ten days contains plenty of rainfall for just about all parts of the nation with the only exception being the Southwest US.  The 2024 season has been quite fortunate so far with only a limited number of postponements due to rain and/or snow, …

Wednesday, May 1st, 2024 – *Wet weather pattern across much of the nation during the next ten days…disruptions in baseball quite likely* Read More »

Sunday, April 21st, 2024 – *Warmer pattern finally in sight and with it will come higher Home Run Forecast Index values*

The 5 day mean of 850 mb temperature anomalies for early May with widespread warmer-than-normal conditions. Way back in the first half of March, we feared a continuation of cold air outbreaks across the nation into the month of April – a pattern that would impact the early part of the 2024 baseball season – …

Sunday, April 21st, 2024 – *Warmer pattern finally in sight and with it will come higher Home Run Forecast Index values* Read More »

Wednesday 03 April 2024 – *Not quite done yet with the cold blasts…Great Lakes, Northeast US, Mid-Atlantic in the chill and soon to add California to the list…HRF Index has been on the low end for many games*

The best decision made by big league baseball is to not schedule a home game in Boston until next week (Tuesday, April 9th). The Red Sox have been on the road to open the 2024 baseball season and it is a good thing. Not only has there been plenty of rain up in New England …

Wednesday 03 April 2024 – *Not quite done yet with the cold blasts…Great Lakes, Northeast US, Mid-Atlantic in the chill and soon to add California to the list…HRF Index has been on the low end for many games* Read More »

Saturday, March 23rd, 2024 – *Signs continue to point to additional cold air outbreaks across the nation well into the month of April impacting the early part of the baseball season*

The extended version of the GFS model features colder than normal conditions across much of the nation between 22 March and 21 April. Map courtesy NOAA, Weather Bell Analytics The 2024 baseball season gets underway in less than a week – next Thursday, March 28th – and it continues to look like the month of …

Saturday, March 23rd, 2024 – *Signs continue to point to additional cold air outbreaks across the nation well into the month of April impacting the early part of the baseball season* Read More »

Monday, March 11th, 2024 – *The 2024 baseball season may get underway on a cold note…colder pattern to return as March winds down and April begins*

Signs point to the return of a colder weather pattern across much of the nation for the latter part of March and beginning of April The 2024 baseball season gets underway on Thursday March 28th and a sneak peak at the weather from this vantage point suggests the weather could be on the cold side …

Monday, March 11th, 2024 – *The 2024 baseball season may get underway on a cold note…colder pattern to return as March winds down and April begins* Read More »

Friday, September 22nd – *Tropical storm to have a big impact on the east coast…will wreak havoc on MLB schedule…keeps Home Run Forecast Index capped at lower levels*

An intensifying storm system over the southwestern Atlantic Ocean will be quite impactful during the next couple of days all the way from the Carolinas to Long Island. Heavy rain, powerful winds, beach erosion and coastal flooding are all on the table from this storm system as it pushes in a general north-to-northwest direction during …

Friday, September 22nd – *Tropical storm to have a big impact on the east coast…will wreak havoc on MLB schedule…keeps Home Run Forecast Index capped at lower levels* Read More »

Wednesday, September 13th – *An extended stretch of nice fall-like weather for the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic…Home Run Forecast Index will respond accordingly with lower overall values than recent weeks*

This snippet comes from the Home Run Forecast premium site (premium.homerunforecast.com) with the HRFI of “1” circled at 1pm. The Minnesota Twins played a day game today (Wednesday, September 13th) at Target Field in Minneapolis and the temperatures started off in the 50’s with the wind blowing in from right center field. This kind of weather …

Wednesday, September 13th – *An extended stretch of nice fall-like weather for the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic…Home Run Forecast Index will respond accordingly with lower overall values than recent weeks* Read More »

Friday, Sept 1st – *Very warm weather pattern setting up for eastern two/thirds of nation…lots of high HRFI games on the way*

Temperatures will climb to well above-normal levels for the next 5-days (Sept 1- Sept 5) [Map courtesy NOAA, tropicaltidbits.com] An expansive and strong high pressure system will control the weather across the eastern two/thirds of the nation for the next several days and this includes right through the upcoming long Labor Day weekend. While the …

Friday, Sept 1st – *Very warm weather pattern setting up for eastern two/thirds of nation…lots of high HRFI games on the way* Read More »