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 […]

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*

By Meteorologist Paul Dorian | July 18, 2022

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 […]

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*

By Meteorologist Paul Dorian | July 2, 2022

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 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

By Meteorologist Paul Dorian | June 18, 2022

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 […]

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

By Meteorologist Paul Dorian | June 15, 2022

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 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

By Meteorologist Paul Dorian | June 8, 2022

…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 […]

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

By Meteorologist Paul Dorian | May 30, 2022

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 […]

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

By Meteorologist Paul Dorian | May 22, 2022

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 […]

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

By Meteorologist Paul Dorian | May 9, 2022

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.  […]