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2013-03-27 04:00:29

Daily weather forecast and wrap-up provided by redOrbit meteorologist Joshua Kelly. redOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Big Story Weather from March 26: The top story was the cold air that invaded about 70 percent of the country with temps running anywhere from 10-30 degrees below normal as this late season strong cold high pressure area continues to move southeastward across the US. Big Story Weather Discussion for March 27: Again today will be the high pressure sliding...

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2013-03-26 04:00:54

Daily weather forecast and wrap-up provided by redOrbit meteorologist Joshua Kelly. redOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Big Story Weather from March 25: The low pressure moving up the coast yesterday brought some moderate snows to the Mid-Atlantic - something these places had not seen all winter but got to see in Spring. Snowfall amounts around 3-5 inches were common with some higher amounts in the higher elevations. The other major story was the cold air - we are seeing many...

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2013-03-22 04:00:38

Daily weather forecast and wrap-up provided by redOrbit meteorologist Joshua Kelly. redOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Big Story Weather from March 21: Showers and snow fell through Arkansas and Tennessee, while moderate rain fell back over Northern Texas. A few snow showers spread through the Dakotas, and high pressure brought nice weather to the Southeast and Gulf Coast. A few showers also pushed across the Northwest. Big Story Weather Discussion for March 22: High...

Natural Climate Swings Contribute More To Increased Monsoon Rainfall
2013-03-21 10:52:49

University of Hawaii “‘ SOEST Natural swings in the climate have significantly intensified Northern Hemisphere monsoon rainfall, showing that these swings must be taken into account for climate predictions in the coming decades. The findings are published in the March 18 online publication of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Monsoon rainfall in the Northern Hemisphere impacts about 60% of the World population in Southeast Asia, West Africa and North...

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2013-03-21 04:00:31

Daily weather forecast and wrap-up provided by redOrbit meteorologist Joshua Kelly. redOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Big Story Weather from March 20: Yesterday´s biggest news was the arrival of Spring across the Northern Hemisphere,, but a good portion of the United States did not feel like it. A very cold air mass was in place from the Northern Plains southward into the Southeast United States where frost/freeze advisories where in effect. Also the Northeast saw snow...

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2013-03-20 04:00:02

Daily weather forecast and wrap-up provided by redOrbit meteorologist Joshua Kelly. redOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Big Story Weather from March 19: The big news of the day was the rain and snow that moved through the Northeast with some places getting a pretty good amount of snowfall. Another big story of the day was the strong thunderstorms that moved through Texas during the overnight hours with some places getting hail. The third story of the day comes from the Northern...

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2013-03-19 04:00:46

Daily weather forecast and wrap-up provided by redOrbit meteorologist Joshua Kelly. redOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Big Story Weather from March 18: The big stories for yesterday included the severe weather outbreak over the Southeast and Gulf Coast region with well over 100 reports of wind and hail damage along with a few tornadoes. The biggest threat was the hail as some places saw hail as large as tennis balls and also baseballs. The second big story was the blizzard...

Stormier Weather In The Northwest Due To Manmade Climate Change
2013-03-18 06:10:44

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The evidence for manmade climate change is pretty strong. And most scientists hold little doubt that massive amounts of greenhouse gases released into the atmosphere have caused warmer climes since the onset of the Industrial Revolution. However, when it comes to stormy weather, the evidence has been limited. One scientist, Jonathan Katz, PhD, professor of physics at Washington University in St. Louis (WUSTL), looked at the...

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2013-03-15 04:00:33

Daily weather forecast and wrap-up provided by redOrbit meteorologist Joshua Kelly. redOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Big Story Weather from March 14: A few snow showers remained over the Eastern Great Lakes, otherwise a good portion of the country saw high pressure and nice weather. The cold air did settle in over the Southeast as there were many late season frost and freeze advisories and warnings issued last night for this area. Big Story Weather Discussion for March...

2013-03-14 17:05:04

Heavy rains have become more frequent in the upper Midwest over the past 60 years, according to a study from the University of Iowa. The trend appears to hold true even with the current drought plaguing the region, the study's main author says. The fact that temperatures over the country's midsection are rising, too, may be more than coincidence.The hotter the surface temperature, which has been the trend in the Midwest and the rest of the world, the more water that can be absorbed by the...


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Urban Heat Island
2013-04-02 15:35:21

An urban heat island (UHI) is a metropolitan area that is drastically warmer than its surrounding rural areas because of human activities. The phenomenon was first looked into and described by Luke Howard during the 1810s, although he wasn’t the one to name the phenomenon. The difference in temperature is normally bigger at night as opposed to during the day, and it most obvious when winds are weak. Seasonally, UHI is seen during the summer and the winter. The key cause of the urban heat...

Weather Education - Air Mass Thunderstorms
2013-01-13 10:30:47

Air mass thunderstorms are found in marine time tropical air. In short they are also known as MT Thunderstorms. Air mass thunderstorms represent what is known as the common three stage thunderstorm development. This means that an air mass thunderstorm goes through the stages of Cumulus which is represented by the updrafts only being present; secondly it moves into the mature stage where it has both updrafts and downdrafts; finally it goes into the dissipating stage where you see only 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...

Winter Weather Outlook For November-January For Austin Texas
2012-12-29 12:33:08

November 2012:  The area is going to see a warm start to the month as temps will average in the 60-70F range with a few days rising into the 80’s and also a few days in the 50’s possible. Precipitation on the whole will be around 2-4inches for the month; while there will be none in the form of snowfall. There will be a high chance for an overnight freeze during the month. December 2012:  Temps will fall for the month of December as high temps will be in the 50-70F range during the...

Precipitation Record For Spokane WA Area First Six Months Of 2012
2012-07-01 11:32:28

January 2012: Started out dry as the area only received 1.06in of rainfall which is about .76in below normal leading to an annual deficit of .76in. February 2012: Followed in January’s footsteps as being dry again; the area got only .99in of rainfall which lead to the annual deficit becoming 1.01in. March 2012: The area received a nice welcoming 3.29in of rainfall on the month which is about 1.92in above normal and brought the annual amount back to a positive 1.08in. April 2012:...

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