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Re: Weather!

Post by Beyond » Sat Sep 07, 2013 3:55 am

Orin, take some BIG fans and point them east. I've got another night of just above freezing. Image
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Re: Weather!

Post by Beyond » Mon Sep 09, 2013 3:29 am

Orin, where's the heat :?: It's down to 40F already, and it's not even midnight yet. BRRRR
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Re: Weather!

Post by orin stepanek » Mon Sep 09, 2013 12:29 pm

Beyond wrote:Orin, where's the heat :?: It's down to 40F already, and it's not even midnight yet. BRRRR
It's supposed to start coolin Tuesday! For how long___; probably depends on the jet stream! :mrgreen: I don't mind the 40 degree lows! The 40 degree highs can be pretty chilly though. :shock: Put another blanket or quilt on at nights! :wink:
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Re: Weather!

Post by mjimih » Tue Sep 10, 2013 1:11 am

Shiver me timbers! A welcome rapid cool down for MN.
http://www.startribune.com/weather/blog ... ather.html

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97f Mon ---> 47f Fri morning -- a 50f degree difference brrrrr

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Re: Weather!

Post by orin stepanek » Mon Sep 16, 2013 11:18 am

I'm enjoying the Autumn weather we are now having! :D :D 8-) :content: :yes: :yes: :thumb_up: :thumb_up: :!:
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Re: Weather!

Post by BMAONE23 » Mon Sep 16, 2013 5:09 pm

http://seaice.alaska.edu/gi/observatories/barrow_webcam
Currently a chilly 28F in Barrow Ak. (9-16 and a smattering of White on the ground)

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Usagi

Post by neufer » Fri Sep 20, 2013 4:34 am

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/capital-weather-gang/wp/2013/09/19/super-typhoon-usagi-strongest-storm-of-2013-may-strike-hong-kong-sunday/ wrote:
Super typhoon Usagi, strongest storm in 2013, may strike Hong Kong Sunday
By Jason Samenow, The Washington Post: September 19 <<In the last 24 hours, a cyclone in the west Pacific has explosively intensified, and is on a track towards Hong Kong.

The storm – named Usagi – has achieved super typhoon status, after an amazing burst in its peak winds from 75 mph Tuesday to over 160 mph today. (Typhoons become “super typhoons” if their peak winds reach 150 mph or higher). It is now equivalent to a category 5 hurricane.

Usagi is now the strongest storm to form on Earth in 2013, more intense than Utor (peak winds of 150 mph) and Soulik (peak winds of 145 mph), also west Pacific typhoons.

The storm’s satellite presentation is immaculate, perfectly symmetric and accentuated with a pin-hole eye. As it heads due west, it is expected to maintain its strength for the next 24 hours. Then it might bend a bit to the north and begin to gradually weaken according to the Joint Typhoon Warning Center.

Usagi first has southern Taiwan in its sights. The center of the storm is forecast to pass just south of Taiwan, but its northeast quadrant – typically the most powerful, is likely to lash Taiwan’s south and east coast. Copious amounts of rain, damaging winds, and a substantial storm surge are possible there, particularly Saturday.>>
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Re: Weather!

Post by Beyond » Fri Sep 20, 2013 4:46 am

Looking at that picture of it, it looks rather like a Black Hole-aphoon.
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Re: Weather!

Post by kingtecsolar » Tue Oct 01, 2013 3:41 am

Usagi - one more terrific name knocked out 70 per cent of Shanwei, eastern Guangdong wind farm. :(

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Post by Beyond » Tue Oct 01, 2013 4:21 am

heh-heh, so much for man's wind power. Usagi huffed and puffed and showed them what wind power really is.
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Re: Weather!

Post by Chris Peterson » Sat Oct 05, 2013 12:14 am

Finally, some cold weather here in Colorado. Last night dropped a bit below freezing, for the first time since early spring. Should have happened a month ago. Never out of the 30s today, and we should have the low 20s tonight. About time! The aspens are finally starting to change, almost two weeks later than they ought to.
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Re: Weather!

Post by Beyond » Sat Oct 05, 2013 12:21 am

YEA for you :!: The Abominable Snowman is getting back into a 'friendly' environment. :content: :yes:
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Re: Weather!

Post by rstevenson » Sat Oct 05, 2013 2:28 am

We're in the 20s here too. But our 20s are bigger than your 20s, so I'm still enjoying bike rides in the warm sun.

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Re: Weather!

Post by neufer » Sat Oct 05, 2013 5:45 pm

rstevenson wrote:
We're in the 20s here too.

But our 20s are bigger than your 20s, so I'm still enjoying bike rides in the warm sun.
Wouldn't it be more correct to say warmer rather than bigger?

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Post by Chris Peterson » Sat Oct 05, 2013 5:55 pm

rstevenson wrote:We're in the 20s here too. But our 20s are bigger than your 20s, so I'm still enjoying bike rides in the warm sun.
Me too. Even when the air temperature is in our 20s, the Sun is usually warm enough that no jacket is required. (Although I'm more likely to be on a horse than a bike.)

I don't generally ride or hike when the temperature is in your 20s, because I find that too warm for any strenuous activity. Fine for sitting around, though.
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Re: Weather!

Post by geckzilla » Sat Oct 05, 2013 5:59 pm

You never need a jacket when you've a downy layer of white fur like a polar bear.
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Re: Weather!

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Re: Weather!

Post by orin stepanek » Mon Oct 07, 2013 11:05 am

BMAONE23 wrote:Not Yeti
You don't get that white stuff in Sonoma; do you?
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Re: Weather!

Post by BMAONE23 » Mon Oct 07, 2013 5:13 pm

Every 5 years or so, the Geysers area and local mountains above 2000' or so will get a dusting that sticks for a day or so but that is about it. We are still well moderated by the marine influence

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Re: Weather!

Post by neufer » Mon Oct 07, 2013 5:33 pm

[img3="Yalithza Lopez, 11, patted down her snowperson that she and others constructed near her home on the eastside of Petaluma, Sonoma Co.
She enjoyed a 2002 "snow day" break from school here.
By Brant Ward/Chronicle Photo: BRANT WARD
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orin stepanek wrote:
You don't get that white stuff in Sonoma; do you?
Every 5 years or so, the Geysers area and local mountains above 2000' or so will get a dusting that sticks for a day or so but that is about it. We are still well moderated by the marine influence
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Petaluma,_California wrote:
<<Although snow is rare in Petaluma, 1.5 inches fell in January 1916, as well as about 3 inches in January 2002.>>
Global Warming disrupting the jet stream :?:
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Re: Weather!

Post by orin stepanek » Tue Oct 08, 2013 11:20 am

Been in the lower 40's for a couple of days! Yesterday it got back to low 70. I didn't have to use the AC or heat for 3 days now! That's a +! :D
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Re: Weather!

Post by Chris Peterson » Fri Oct 11, 2013 12:51 am

Had ourselves a nice little snowfall this afternoon. It only stuck up on the higher hillsides, as the temperatures weren't too cold. Very pretty with the still changing aspens, though.
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Re: Weather!

Post by geckzilla » Fri Oct 11, 2013 3:54 am

That actually looks very strange to me like someone Photoshopped three different seasons together.
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Post by Chris Peterson » Fri Oct 11, 2013 4:05 am

geckzilla wrote:That actually looks very strange to me like someone Photoshopped three different seasons together.
Nature briefly overlapped three seasons.
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Re: Weather!

Post by neufer » Sat Oct 12, 2013 10:24 pm

http://www.accuweather.com/en/weather-news/phailin-on-course-to-devastate-1/18611884 wrote: Tropical Cyclone Phailin Battering India, Turns Deadly
By Eric Leister, Accuweather Meteorologist, October 12, 2013

<<Tropical Cyclone Phailin has made landfall in northeastern India, where a catastrophe threatens to unfold and deaths are already being reported.

The approach of Phailin, among the most powerful historical cyclones in the region, has led to the evacuation of about 500,000 people, according to the Australian ABC News website.

Destructive winds well over 160 kph (100 mph) and flooding rain of at least 200 mm (8 inches) likely targeted a substantial area spanning the site of the cyclone's landfall. A crippling storm surge of 4-6 meters (14-20 feet) may have swamped the coast near the point of landfall.

For much of Friday night into early Saturday afternoon, Phailin had been the equivalent to a Category 5 hurricane or super typhoon, but the storm weakened measurably prior to reaching land. The India Meteorological Department confirmed that Phailin made landfall in Gopalpur Saturday evening with winds over 200 kph (125 mph).

Now onshore, Phailin will continue to weaken as it tracks northwestward through northeastern India. Even so, Phailin will remain a dangerous storm with continued threats to lives and property. Torrential rain, capable of triggering life-threatening flooding, will continue to accompany Phailin as it tracks inland over northeastern India through Monday. Mudslides are also a concern in the higher terrain.

The areas expected to be thrashed by Phailin this weekend, specifically in an area from the cities of Visakhapatnam to Brahmapur to Puri is home to millions of people. Residents of these areas still have the memory of the 1999 Odisha cyclone fresh in their minds. This cyclone was also the equivalent of a Category 5 hurricane. The impacts were catastrophic and 15,000 were killed.>>
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