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2014-07-15 08:21:11

COLLEGE PARK, Md., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the arrival of Arthur, hurricane season is officially here. The University of Maryland is offering reporters the chance to experience first hand what hurricane winds really feel like at the Glenn L. Martin Wind Tunnel Media Day on Monday, July 21, on the College Park campus. Members of the media will have the opportunity to stand in the wind tunnel and face category three winds--up to 115 mph! The university provides...

2014-07-14 04:20:44

NEW DELHI and FARNBOROUGH, England, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OIS Advanced Technology announces the availability of its Mobile Wind Profiler Radar for making vertical profiles of Wind Speed, Wind Direction, Temperature, and Relative Humidity at Farnborough International AirShow 2014 . The system can make Wind speed profiles from three to five kilometers, and Temperature and Humidity profiles up to 10 kilometers in height. Available in either fixed or mobile configuration...

Hidden Cycles Of Sea Winds To Be Revealed By NASA's RapidScat
2014-07-08 03:19:00

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory Ocean waves, the hot sun, sea breezes -- the right combination makes a great day at the beach. A different combination makes a killer hurricane. The complex interactions of the ocean and the air above it that can create such different outcomes are not yet fully known. Scientists would especially like to understand the role that the daily heat of the sun plays in creating winds. In a few months, NASA will send an ocean wind-monitoring instrument to a...

2014-07-04 16:20:33

DUBLIN, July 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9b3whm/global_wind) has announced the addition of the "Global Wind Turbine Gearbox Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 A gearbox is used in a wind turbine to increase the rotational speed from a low-speed rotor to a higher speed electrical generator. The gearbox in the wind turbine does not change gears; it has a single gear ratio...

approaching tornado
2014-06-24 05:16:26

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Comprised of a relatively narrow swath of land bordered on the east by the Appalachian Mountains, on the west by the Rockies and extending from central Texas as far north as North Dakota, Tornado Alley sees its fair share of activity each year. And when you compare the vast difference in the total number of tornadoes that are visited on Europe and China, 57 and 3 for 2013 respectively to the 811 that touched down in the US, one...

2014-06-23 13:20:37

University of Exeter New study shows drought, heat waves and cold spells linked to air flow changes Variations in high-altitude wind patterns expose particular parts of Europe, Asia and the US to different extreme weather conditions, a new study has shown. Changes to air flow patterns around the Northern Hemisphere are a major influence on prolonged bouts of unseasonal weather – whether it be hot, cold, wet or dry. The high altitude winds normally blow from west to east around...

2014-06-20 12:21:56

WYOMISSING, Pa., June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- National hourly billing rates for small to mid-size advertising and marketing firms increased across all functions from 2012-2013, according to Second Wind's 2013 Annual Agency Survey Report. Second Wind, a national association of small-to-midsize advertising, marketing, graphic design, PR and interactive firms, annually surveys its 750+ agency members across the US and Canada to gather data for the annual report. Account...

2014-06-18 23:03:06

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Wind Energy Market and Wind Turbine Market: Global Industry Size, Share, Trends, Analysis and Forecasts 2011 - 2016" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/wind-energy-wind-turbine-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 The report provides the status of the global and geography wise installed as well as expected wind energy installations. The influencing factors for...

2014-05-29 12:26:04

Robert Winter, a 25-year FEMA veteran, has today announced the launch of his Kickstarter campaign to fund the creation of Dust in the Wind, a revealing behind the scenes book. LAS VEGAS, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Robert Winter, a one-time contractor turned FEMA inspector, has dozens of stories to share, ranging from touching tales of compassion and loss to tragedy and the triumph of the human spirit over all odds. He also has vital information for anyone caught in a...

2014-05-20 23:02:07

Moore, Okla. demonstrates leadership in building resilience. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 One year ago today, a deadly EF5 tornado ripped through Moore, Oklahoma, making it the third most violent storm in less than 15 years to pummel the small city, which was struck by an EF5 tornado in 1999, and an EF4 in 2003. Since May 20, 2013, this community has taken significant steps to rebuild stronger, safer and smarter than ever before. “On this solemn anniversary, our hearts go out to...


Latest wind Reference Libraries

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...

El Nino Update July 5, 2012
2012-07-05 11:03:00

Say it’s not so, but we could be very well on the verge of entering into an EL-Nino cycle soon. How soon? The latest forecast issued by the Climate Prediction Center has upped the chances of seeing EL-Nino this year now at 61% with the favorable time period pointing towards the 3rd quarter (July-September).  What does this mean to you? Well it all depends on where you’re living as EL-Nino has a wide array of impacts that are different everywhere around the globe. Here are a few...

ENSO Impacts on Baltimore Tornado Count
2012-12-29 12:12:03

ENSO has an impact on the severe weather across the United States.  As we look at the above graph we see that the area of Baltimore is impacted by ENSO and its tornado count. The stats are for the described years to the left of each bar. During a La-Nina the tornado count picks up for the region; within 50 miles of the city up to 9 tornadoes occurred during the 2000 event. The 2010 EL-Nino set into the region and the tornado count dropped to around 4 tornadoes within 50 miles of the...

Weather Report For July 27-29, 2012
2012-07-30 11:15:32

Three big weather events from this past weekend included the heat wave and also the severe weather that struck. First, the heat that is being, and has been, felt in the Southern Plains is on the average of 10-15 degrees above the average for many places, along with that is the Heat Index values that have been surpassing the 100-110 range. The second big impact of the weekend was the severe weather that went through PA/NY/NJ where there were confirmed tornadoes and the damage has put...

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