Anthony Lorenti

Anthony Lorenti
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Derecho!

Last month, I wrote about large-scale, long-lived, convective complexes; Mesoscale Convective Systems (MCS) and Mesoscale Convective Complexes...

Look Mom! It’s a Mothership!

Mothership is not a term you’ll find in the weather glossary, but it is a term used...

We’re Going to Need Better Resolution!

Have you ever tried using your airborne weather radar at 300 NM range? Were you able to...

The Storm Prediction Center:

I just completed a pairing with a young and talented first officer. After a long and arduous...

Why is Your Trough Negatively Tilted?

I would not recommend starting off any conversation with this question nor using it as a pick-up...

The Meteorological Bomb

First, a bit of sage advice: Please don’t mention this term while going through the security checkpoint! 

Flying Intentionally Into Adversity

Imagine this: You're pushing back from the gate. ATIS reports calm wind, 20 miles visibility and a scattered mid-level deck. After the push, ground...

Our Side of the Weather Desk

Meriden, Connecticut is home. My time with Expressjet goes back to the ATR-42 in 1999. I served as both a first officer and captain....