Battling Gulf storms: What could happen if they get close together?
Although this occurrence is unusual, Laura and TD 14’s proximity could make it even more rare by causing the Fujiwhara effect. The Fujiwhara effect. This could cause two smaller storms to evolve into one larger storm. It will be just a matter of time to see if these two storms will “dance” in the Gulf by next week. Click here to see the latest track and information on Tropical Storm Laura and Tropical Depression Fourteen.
Do you remember? It snowed on this day in 2010 in Central Florida
ORLANDO, Fla- – It wasn’t much, but snow, sleet and even freezing rain made their way to the Sunshine State on Jan. 9, 2010. Orlando and Daytona Beach reported trace amounts of the white stuff. A large dip in the jet stream allowed frigid air to spill down the Florida Peninsula. There were brief accumulations reported, but the snow was no match for the relatively warm Florida ground. After highs in the 30s and low 40s Jan. 9, 2010, temperatures bottomed out in the 20s on the morning of Jan. 10, 2010.