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2012-05-01 23:01:23

GNAX´s long-time 50% off promotion for the GNAX Cloud service is ending May 17, 2012. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 01, 2012 Global Net Access (GNAX), a leading technology infrastructure service provider, announces that its 50% off GNAX Cloud service promotion is ending on May 17, 2012. The GNAX Cloud is an enterprise-grade, multi-tenant cloud computing solution, powered by VMware vCloud Director. It allows customers to manage an entire virtual infrastructure through a simple web interface,...

Weather Education Episode #9:  Basic Formation of a Thunderstorm
2012-04-25 03:00:07

RedOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly In this lesson, we are going to look at how a thunderstorm is created from the ground up. To begin with, we need to identify  the known as stages of a thunderstorm´s life. There are three stages that we will be talking about -- the first is the Cumulus stage, followed by the Mature stage, and then leading into the Dissipating stage. The cumulus stage is the first stage in our life cycle of a thunderstorm. This is when the warm air from...

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2012-04-23 03:00:24

Red Orbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly In this lesson we will look at different components of a thunderstorm. The first is the thunder which is the audio shockwave that is released just after a flash of lightning occurs. There is a rule of thumb that if you count the seconds after a flash of lightning to the sound of thunder you can determine how far away the thunderstorm is. For example if you count 5 seconds after a flash of lighting to the sound of thunder this would tell you the...

Image 1 - Big Story Weather – April 4, 2012
2012-04-04 06:00:57

RedOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Big Story Weather from April 3, 2012: The biggest weather news from yesterday by far was the severe storms that moved through the Dallas-Fort Worth Metro area. As photos and videos are becoming more available today, we can see the large amount of damage that has occurred. This is why when severe weather is forecast for your area it is very important to take cover -- it´s for your safety. Big Story Weather for April 4, 2012: The strong frontal...

Weather Education Episode #5:  How Are Waterspouts Different From Tornadoes?
2012-04-02 08:30:29

RedOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly First, it is important to know that waterspouts occur over water only, and when they reach the coastline they quickly dissolve. But why? That question can be answered by looking more into detail of what makes up a water spout. First, a waterspout comes from two types of clouds, the first being a towering cumulus cloud. The second cloud is the cumulus-nimbus cloud. Next, a water spout is created by the upward motion of water being pulled from a...

2012-03-30 23:02:33

Exafort's CEO Arun Kanchi talks about Cloud Computing Impacts on Facility Management in a panel discussion organized by the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) Silicon Valley Chapter at NetApp, Sunnyvale, CA. Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) March 30, 2012 International Facility Management Association (IFMA) Silicon Valley Chapter organized a meeting to discuss Cloud Computing Impacts on Facilities Management (FM). The meeting was held at NetApp, Sunnyvale, CA on March 28, 2012. The...


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Weather Model Discussion:  How To Use Surface Dew-points For Weather Forecasting Purposes
2013-01-29 08:53:47

Surface Dew-points can play a huge role in weather forecasting. The first such role is that it helps determine the amount of moisture in the atmosphere for a given point. If we look at the current dew-point map above from January 28, 2013 we can note several things of interest. First, if we look at where the black circle is around the number 70, we can make note that this air right off the coast of Texas is at a dew point of 70F. The temperature outside must be above 70F, because the...

Weather Education - Orographic Thunderstorms
2013-01-13 09:40:16

Orographic thunderstorms are formed when the air is pushed up a mountain side. This type of thunderstorm is found only on the windward side of a mountain range. In the United States we would find these types of thunderstorms on the western slopes of the Rocky Mountains and also on the western slopes of the Appalachians. Things that make this thunderstorm important: First of all they only form in certain geographical places on the earth as mentioned above. But they can form anywhere in the...

Weather Pack For July 30, 2012
2012-08-01 12:22:59

Weather Pack is our way to envision what is happening with the weather and create a weather forecast for a certain area of the United States. Today’s focus is on Southwest Mississippi along the Mississippi River. On the left side we have a Skew-T which is used to help us determine what is happening in the upper levels at our forecast location. On the right side is our morning satellite image; both of these features are important to creating an accurate forecast. The Skew-T will show...

Surface Analysis Features
2012-09-03 16:09:19

The above map looks at what is known as ceilings. The definition of ceilings is the first broken or overcast layer of cloud cover in the atmosphere. For it to be considered a ceiling the clouds need to cover more than half of the sky. If we look at the red circled area we see the numbers of 1 and 2. This tells us that there is a ceiling at 1,000-2,000ft which are in the level of low clouds such as cumulus or stratus. The second is the black circle found in the Dakota’s. Here we are...

Cumulus-nimbus Clouds
2014-01-11 00:00:00

The image above shows a Cumulus-nimbus cloud that has an anvil top to it. The reason that can be identified is that the cirrus is in place above the center of the storm. The image below does not have an anvil top yet. The anvil top forms on CB clouds after they reach the height in the atmosphere where they begin to feel the upper level winds becoming too strong for them to continue development vertically. The storm on the right has not felt the upper level winds yet, that is why it lacks the...

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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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