Drums Along the Potomac

May 12, 2015 by Sodergreen with 3,777 views
Making good on his pledge to ease certainregulatory burdens on commercial end-users,CFTC Chairman Tim Massad’s policywriting battalion came up with a plainlyworded, proposed rulemaking that manageda unanimous vote from the big bench.The new rule is... [read more]

Weather Desk

May 12, 2015 by Sodergreen with 8,186 views
Lots of early heat across the quad may havelifted gas prices temporarily, but longerterm,we still see a record build by the endof the season. Warmer-than-normal upfront,and cooler than normal in the back endseems to be the Summer trajectory. Keep... [read more]

Emissions Desk

May 12, 2015 by Sodergreen with 2,331 views
 The market stability reserve is a go. TheEuropean Union’s Council of Ministersagreed this week to launch the muchdebatedprogram in order to siphon offthe glut of emission allowances that havebogged down prices in the EU EmissionsTrading Scheme... [read more]

COLD PATTERN TO PERSIST- FOR NOW

October 22, 2013 by Steve Gregory with 2,053 views
COLD -TRHOUGH END OF OCTWINTER OUTLOOK COMINGA large- upper air TROF over the eastern half of the nation continues to send colder than normal air from Canadian air south and east. At the same time, weak ‘Alberta Clippers’ embedded in the flow are... [read more]

COLD PATTERN ESTABLISHED - FOR NOW

October 20, 2013 by Steve Gregory with 2,012 views
COLDER THAN NORMAL NEXT 2 WEEKSLIGHT SNOW IN PARTS OF THE MIDWESTA large-scale upper air TROF continues to take hold over the eastern US and has opened the door to cold, Canadian air to move south and east across much of the eastern half of the... [read more]

COOLING TREND TO CONTINUE

October 17, 2013 by Steve Gregory with 1,960 views
TEMPERATURES FALLING BELOW NORMAL EASTERN HALF OF NATION  The last of the OCT warmth along the east coast will be replaced by a significant cool down through the weekend, with below normal readings persisting across the center of the nation.... [read more]

HERE COMES THE CHILL

October 15, 2013 by Steve Gregory with 1,836 views
MILD PATTERN ON THE VERGE OF HISTORY SIGNIFICANT HEATING DEMAND TO BEGIN  A relatively strong storm in the Plain States will advance Northeast bringing showers ahead of a much cooler surge of Canadian air as the week progresses from the central... [read more]

REAL HEATING DEMAND

October 13, 2013 by Steve Gregory with 1,815 views
PATTERN CHANGE TO BRING SIGNIFICANT HEATING DEMAND  The changing upper air pattern will herald the first seasonably strong heating demand by next weekend as the upper air TROF in the western US shifts towards the eastern US by late this week... [read more]

PATTERN CHANGE STILL COMING

October 8, 2013 by Steve Gregory with 1,776 views
                 MILD EAST - COOL WEST INTO NEXT WEEK     PATTERN CHANGE TO BRING COOLER CONDTIONSThe remnant moisture from Karen has been entrained within an upper air disturbance off the... [read more]

COOLING TREND BEGINS

October 6, 2013 by Steve Gregory with 843 views
ARM TEMPS AIM TOWARDS NORMAL LARGER DROP EXPECTED AFTER OCT 20  The remarkably warm early OCT Temperatures from the Midwest to east coast are now history in the Midwest – with Temps falling off to modestly above normal in the east during the... [read more]

WE HAVE A STORM - UPDATE 4 ON KAREN

October 3, 2013 by Steve Gregory with 958 views
TROPICAL STORM KAREN HEADING FOR PENSACOLA WARM WEATHER CONTINUES EASTERN USAs of 6:00AM EDT-OCT-5: KAREN is located 160NM south of the Mouth of the Mississippi moving North/Northwest at 10mph. MAX sustained surface winds are down to 40mph.... [read more]

FALL IS ON THE WAY

October 1, 2013 by Steve Gregory with 682 views
   VERY MILD TEMPS TO CONTINUE – BUT NOT FOR LONG    SMALL DISTURBANCE IN CARIBBEAN A large-scale upper TROF over the western US with an equally impressive ridge over the eastern US is bringing well above normal Temps from the... [read more]