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Weather Education The Effects Of A Pacific Northwest Low
2012-10-08 10:05:31

The Pacific Northwest low moves on shore typically in or around the Portland and Seattle area. At location A the type of weather that can be seen is usually thunderstorms and higher elevation rain showers form during the summer. This same area will see coastal rains and heavy mountain snows in the winter. When the system arrives at location B, the Rockies, due to topographic enhancement it...

Climate Impact On Your Budget For Bismarck North Dakota
2012-09-18 13:29:03

If you live in or around Bismarck North Dakota the graph shows you what you can roughly expect when it comes to heating and cooling your house during the ENSO Phases. Bismarck North Dakota, with its northern latitude, does have an impact on what type of heating and cooling it sees. During an Normal Phase the HDD for the region hits about 1348 on average. When the region enters into an...

Winter Weather Outlook For November-January for Dallas Texas
2012-09-18 13:23:33

November 2012: The temps should average around the 50-60F range for the month, while there is a likelihood of seeing temps above that 6-12days of the month, also look for a few days below the average. Rainfall for the month should be a round 1-3in along with frost and freezing conditions. December 2012: Temps will drop to the 40-50’s during the month, while there will be 6-8 days above...

Polar Watch For Aug 29- Sept 4
2012-09-05 08:00:17

A look at the temps from the 4th show that another colder pocket of air is moving into the region. Aug 29: The max temps warmed to 1C, while the overnight lows dropped to 0C. Aug 30: A burst of colder air was over the polar cap as high temps only made it to -3C, and the overnight lows dropped to -6C. Aug 31: Brought a touch of warmer air back into the region as high temps rose back to 1C,...

Weather Pack For September 6 2012
2012-09-06 08:00:38

Today on Weather Pack we are going to examine the surface wind around a mature low pressure system, which means that the low pressure has an occluded front associated with it. Yellow Star: The forecasted surface winds would be out of the Northwest as the flow behind the low is counter-clockwise. Green Star: Anyone that is forecasting for the green star would be looking at the winds coming...

Post Weather Report From September 5 2012
2012-09-06 08:00:50

September 5: The southwest was encompassed in the monsoon rains yesterday bringing areas of flash flooding to portions of Arizona. Another smaller but large flooding event occurred along the Mississippi Gulf Coast where places in Jackson County received 7inches of rainfall in 2 1/2hours which lead to large flooding problems of already saturated grounds from Isaac-1. The heat persisted in...

Winter Weather Outlook For November-January For Atlanta
2012-09-17 16:02:24

November 2012: Conditions will finally start to cool off after a long warm summer. Temps will average around the 50-60F range, while there is still a high chance of seeing many days exceed that average and also looking at 2-4 days below the average forecasted. Rainfall during the month will be around 1-2in. Winter conditions for the month will include high chances of frost and freezing nights....

Weather Forecaster Guide Sioux City Iowa
2012-09-17 15:45:33

Many forecasters new and old run across certain things that just don’t get picked up in the weather models that we use to prepare our weather forecast. This is why I have created weather guides for anyone that is getting ready to or just wants to find out more about the weather in their area. (Here are a few forecaster guide tips to helping prepare a better weather forecast) Elevation:...

Winter Weather Outlook For November-January For Little Rock
2012-09-17 15:32:32

November 2012: The month looks to see temps averaging around the 50-60 range with about 10-12 days were the temps may be warmer than that, while 3-5 days could be below the average. Precipitation during the month will be around 2-4in. Winter impacts will include frost and freezing conditions. December 2012.  The month is going to see average temps around the 40-50 range with about 8-10 days...

ENSO Effects On Ocean Waters
2012-09-14 11:46:45

The above graph highlights how the ENSO has an impact on water temps. Northern Gulf of Mexico during EL-Nino: The first part of March during this EL-Nino cycle saw water temps in the 56-60F range, while the 8-14th saw water temps warm to the 60-64F range. By the third week of March temps had maintained 60-64F. The last week of March the temps dropped back to around 56-60F. Northern Gulf...

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