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The Windy Month

At least, I think that’s what March is often called? March 2015 has certainly rushed out on a howling gale that’s been bending treetops and playing havoc with stacks of building material on the University of Reading… 454 more words

Natural History

Western Australia Getting Six New Doppler Weather Radars

Western Australia is getting six new Doppler weather radars.  The locations are not on the Bureau of Meteorology site yet.  There is no mention on the BoM site which band of radar they are installing, it will probably be a C-Band radar like other similar installations across the country.  63 more words


A Lonely Cloud Pouring Water

When water in the atmosphere falls back down to Earth it is called precipitation. There are many different types of precipitation including rain75 more words


LOCAL VIEW ---Pneumonia; a writer's ruin---


I doubt anyone wants much to hear about my ten days with walking pneumonia, however therein lies the challenge:  A good writer can make anything interesting. 1,631 more words


Geoscientist's Toolkit: Trained Eyeballs

Last weekend, I attended a (free) SKYWARN training class in my area, and have become a trained severe weather spotter .* In the class, we covered topics such such as safety around storms, storm development, and identification of cloud formations indicative of severe or intensifying storms. 422 more words


New Mexico Weather: 3/26/15

It is chilly this morning. My backyard weather station says the temperature is 28.9 F, 73% relative humidity, and a relative pressure of 30.10 in Hg. 275 more words