Stan Blazyk

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Stan Blazyk is a life-long weather enthusiast, long-time Galveston resident and author of "A Century of Galveston Weather." He has written about weather for The Daily News for more than a decade.

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Stan Blazyk commented on A hot outlook and an active Tropics

Yes, it would be nice. I am more than ready for a true fall pattern to set in!


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Thanks, Ray. By the way, the intermediate (2 week) outlook from GFS has moved the high a little further east, which would decrease our risk a little from storms coming across the Atlantic.....but still far too soon to tell....so I will keep an eye on this factor as we move into September.…

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Stan Blazyk commented on Sun and a tropical concern

Yes. Hoping high pressure will allow the system to head north rather than west over time.


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Gary, this column was not about global warming, but the local weather. But, since you brought this up, I need to point out a couple of misconceptions. First, the fact that there have been warm and cold cycles is not disputed by any climate scientist. However, just as the fact that there f…

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Rusty, I appreciate your concerns. Certainly there are areas of the County who can get by with little or no rain over the coming week or two. However, gardeners closer to the coast are noticing a distinct drying of the soil, which will gradually get worse without additional rainfall. Hopeful…

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Thanks for the compliment, Jarvis.

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At this point, it is not looking like that. In fact, the latest Euro and GFS models are trending for slightly less colder conditions locally. Freeze on the Island and near the Bay looking less likely. Still possible over inland areas of the County.

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Thanks for the report.

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3.29 inches at Scholes Field in Galveston and 4.29 at League City (both counting some light rain on Saturday).

Stan Blazyk

Gary, with 52.18 inches of rain so far, 2018 is already wetter than average (annual 30 year average is 50.76 inches for January 1 through December 31. This makes the 4th consecutive year of above average rainfall in Galveston.