Tag: GWCC

What is a Thermal Low/Heat Low?

What is a Thermal Low/Heat Low?

| May 22, 2019 @ 12:45 pm

As we approach summertime we will discuss a topic about deserts, which are often associated with hot and dry conditions.

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Understanding The Fluid Dynamics Of Severe Weather Within Earth’s Atmosphere

Understanding The Fluid Dynamics Of Severe Weather Within Earth’s Atmosphere

| May 8, 2019 @ 2:30 pm

When it comes to anticipating the evolution of severe weather events across the United States of America or any other nation on the planet for that matter, there is no debate that the inherently fluid dynamical aspects of severe weather events can be incredibly complicated, to say the least.

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Knowing & Recognizing The Importance Of Maintaining A Hurricane Preparedness Plan

Knowing & Recognizing The Importance Of Maintaining A Hurricane Preparedness Plan

| May 8, 2019 @ 9:30 am

When it comes to preparing and being ready for hurricane season, there is nothing more important in being completely ready and having a plan in hand.

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So, Why Does Severe Weather Season Typically Peak In April/May Within The United States?

So, Why Does Severe Weather Season Typically Peak In April/May Within The United States?

| May 6, 2019 @ 2:30 pm

When it comes to trying to forecast or at least anticipate when there will be a larger threat for severe weather across the contiguous United States (or other parts of the Northern Hemisphere) during the Spring-time season, there is no question that there are most definitely times where concerns increase.

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Understanding The Historical Context Of Tropical Cyclone Fani

Understanding The Historical Context Of Tropical Cyclone Fani

| May 4, 2019 @ 2:30 pm

Over the past couple of days, millions of people from around the world were witnesses to an increasingly scary situation in the context of the robust intensification and the approach of Tropical Cyclone Fani to an eventual landfall in eastern India.

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How Did Tropical Cyclone Fani Look From A Larger Global View Perspective?

How Did Tropical Cyclone Fani Look From A Larger Global View Perspective?

| May 4, 2019 @ 9:30 am

There is absolutely no debate that Tropical Cyclone Fani’s recent period of robust intensification ahead of its landfall in eastern India “turned many heads.”

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Severe Weather Outbreak In Southern States

Severe Weather Outbreak In Southern States

| May 1, 2019 @ 7:30 pm

Throughout April 18th and April 20th, the southern states were slammed with a severe weather outbreak.

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The Importance Of Post-Season Hurricane Verification

The Importance Of Post-Season Hurricane Verification

| May 1, 2019 @ 2:30 pm

Tropical cyclone (hereafter TC) intensity continues to be a fundamental forecasting challenge and despite the multitude of data outlets at the ready, real-time analysis does not always allow for precise estimates.

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July 4 Snowfall In Minnesota: Fact or Fiction?

July 4 Snowfall In Minnesota: Fact or Fiction?

| May 1, 2019 @ 9:30 am

Winter in the United States is an interesting topic. In the South, winter lasts for maybe a month, and then it’s gone; however, in the Northwest, Midwest, and Northeast, that is a completely different story.

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mPING: Crowdsourcing Weather Reports Into the Future

mPING: Crowdsourcing Weather Reports Into the Future

| April 30, 2019 @ 7:30 pm

Middle Spring time – a time of the year in which storms become more prominent.

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NOAA & USAFR Bring WP-3D & WC-130J In Efforts To Increase Hurricane Awareness Ahead Of Hurricane Season

NOAA & USAFR Bring WP-3D & WC-130J In Efforts To Increase Hurricane Awareness Ahead Of Hurricane Season

| April 30, 2019 @ 2:30 pm

Many places throughout the mainland United States, experiencing a late bout of winters fury with snow in the forecast and verification of such in late April.

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An Introduction To Dixie Alley

An Introduction To Dixie Alley

| April 30, 2019 @ 9:30 am

The United States is one of the locations where a high frequency of tornadoes strike annually in the world.

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Fascinating Meteorology Terms: Katabatic Wind

Fascinating Meteorology Terms: Katabatic Wind

| April 24, 2019 @ 7:30 pm

Katabatic wind is a dense cold wind that sinks down from high mountain plateaus to valleys below.

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Corals In The Red Sea Provide Insight On The South Asian Summer Monsoon Activity

Corals In The Red Sea Provide Insight On The South Asian Summer Monsoon Activity

| April 24, 2019 @ 2:30 pm

A massive, 300-year-old Piorites coral in the Red Sea similar to the one used to gather information about wind patterns associated with the South Asian Monsoon.

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Why Is There So Much Severe Weather In The Spring?

Why Is There So Much Severe Weather In The Spring?

| April 24, 2019 @ 9:30 am

Spring is the season when severe weather kicks up again. In some areas, like the Central United States, it also means that tornado season will be starting up soon.

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Understanding The Difference Between Wind Shear Types

Understanding The Difference Between Wind Shear Types

| April 4, 2019 @ 9:30 am

As many parts of North America and Europe begin to prepare and brace in earnest for the onset of the peak severe weather season during a typical calendar year, there a number of premiere issues which are worth understanding.

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