The Tide-Thunderstorm Interaction: An Exploration of Atmospheric and Oceanic Dynamics

When considering the various factors affecting the behavior and direction of thunderstorms, it’s easy to focus on atmospheric conditions. However, there is a fascinating and complex relationship between the ocean’s tides and thunderstorm activity. This article explains how tidal movements can influence thunderstorm patterns. The Interface of Sea and Sky: An Introduction Before we examine […]

Sunny Day Tidal Flooding: A Rising Concern for Southern New Jersey

In recent years, a peculiar phenomenon known as ‘sunny day flooding’ or ‘nuisance flooding’ has been increasingly observed in Southern New Jersey. This type of flooding occurs on clear, calm days, with no rain or storms in sight, hence the name ‘sunny day.’ It is primarily driven by higher than usual tides, often linked to […]