Tuesday, November 1st – *After last night’s rainout, the weather looks quite favorable in Philly for World Series games 3, 4 and 5*

By Meteorologist Paul Dorian | November 1, 2022

Double-barreled high pressure will take control of the weather in the Mid-Atlantic/Northeast during the next few days generating quite favorable weather conditions in Philly for World Series games 3, 4 and 5 on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday nights. Map courtesy NOAA, tropicaltidbits.com Overview Last night’s World Series game (#3) in Philadelphia was postponed as rain […]

Monday, October 24th- *World Series games in recent history in which weather played an important role*

By Meteorologist Paul Dorian | October 24, 2022

Photo from Game 4 of the 1997 World Series in Cleveland, Ohio; courtesy espn.go.com Overview In a dramatic rain-filled game on Sunday in Philadelphia, the Phillies clinched the National League championship and will play the Houston Astros in the World Series beginning this Friday night, October 28th.  The weather in Philly on Sunday appeared to […]

Friday, October 7th – *Baseball playoffs begin on a chilly note…cool air mass blasts into the Midwest/Northeast today…Home Run Forecast Index should be on the lower side*

By Meteorologist Paul Dorian | October 7, 2022

Baseball playoffs begin today in the following four cities: Cleveland, St. Louis, Toronto (retractable roof) and New York City (Mets) and the weather will be quite chilly in all locations with likely Home Run Forecast Index values on the lower side of the scale  An unusually chilly air mass (shown in purple, blue on map) […]

Tuesday, September 20th – *A look at the weather conditions and the Home Run Forecast Index as Albert Pujols and Aaron Judge chase history*

By Meteorologist Paul Dorian | September 20, 2022

The chase for history continues tonight for Aaron Judge in New York City as the Yankees play at home against the Pirates and for Albert Pujols in San Diego as the Cardinals play against the Padres.  Aaron Judge has hit 59 home runs and is just two shy from tying Roger Maris for the all-time […]

Wednesday, September 14th – *Aaron Judge slams 56th and 57th HRs on Tuesday night with favorable weather conditions and a high Home Run Forecast Index…a look ahead to the next few games*

By Meteorologist Paul Dorian | September 14, 2022

Aaron Judge hit his 56th and 57th HRs on Tuesday night in Boston as the Yankees defeated the Red Sox in 10 innings by a score of 7-6. This leaves Judge just four home runs shy of tying Roger Maris’ American League single-season record. Judge is currently 20 home runs above anyone else in either […]

Monday, September 12th – *Albert Pujols now alone in 4th place with HR No. 697…increasingly favorable weather (and HRF Index) in St. Louis for the Tuesday-Sunday home stand*

By Meteorologist Paul Dorian | September 12, 2022

Albert Pujols moved into sole possession of 4th place on the all-time home run list on Sunday when he hit his 697th in Pittsburgh against the Pirates in a 4-3 victory for the Cardinals. After an off-day on Monday, Pujols will play his next 6 games at home in St. Louis and the weather (and […]

Sunday, September 4th 2022 – *Heat wave grips western US from California to Montana…Home Run Forecast Index very high in LA, Anaheim on Sunday*

By Meteorologist Paul Dorian | September 4, 2022

A heat wave extends from California to Montana this weekend and all the way to the Pacific Northwest coast with temperatures well above normal for this time of year.  This excessive heat will continue into the middle of this week and it includes the Los Angeles metro region where inland spots can easily surpass 100 […]

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

By Meteorologist Paul Dorian | August 10, 2022

…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 […]

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)*

By Meteorologist Paul Dorian | August 8, 2022

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 […]

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

By Meteorologist Paul Dorian | July 23, 2022

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 […]