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Severe Weather Today: 5/25/15

The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has issued a Moderate Risk today for parts of north and central Texas, as well as southern Oklahoma.

Associated with the Moderate Risk is a 10% Tornado Threat Ring. 493 more words


May 23 - Cold Front

One of the best things about science is that many of the things that we see happen on a small scale (e.g., in a gumball machine) also apply at large scales (e.g., in traffic). 1,174 more words

Famous Scientists

A promise forward ...

I’ve made a commitment at Google Plus to detail the implications of underestimated rainfall in terms of precipitation risk. I’m planning to tie this up with my informal work on the Town of Sharon’s water supply, in Sharon, MA.


Severe Weather Today: 5/24/15

The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has issued two separate Slight Risk areas this afternoon.

Associated with the Slight Risks, there is also two 5% Tornado Threat Rings. 364 more words


Climatic Variations in Gran Canaria island

Gran Canaria is noted for its rich variety of micro climates. Generally speaking though, the average daytime high ranges from 20 °C (68 °F) in winter, to 26 °C (79 °F) in summer. 160 more words

Potential Chase Next Week

There is a possibility for severe storms next week across the southern Great Plains.

I have no car, but I just found out that I can rent a small one for $10/day. 30 more words


Geoscientist's Toolkit: Radiosonde

Last weekend, I had the opportunity to tour the National Weather Service‘s Weather Forecast Office in Chanhassen, MN. One of the highlights of the tour was the upper air sounding facility, which launches a radiosonde (weather balloon) twice daily (at 0000 UTC and 1200 UTC, which is 7:00 local time here in Minnesota during the summer). 457 more words

Geoscientist's Toolkit