Hurricanes

Buzzwords A hurricane or tropical cyclone is a storm system characterized by a large low-pressure center and numerous thunderstorms that produce strong winds and heavy rain. – Wikipedia The hurricane season in the Atlantic runs June 1 – November 30. National Hurricane Center The National Hurricane Center (NHC) is a component of the National Centers …

MyRadar

Logo MyRadar – myradar.com – is a popular weather radar and environmental information app with more than 35 million downloads. Available on iOS, Android, and Windows, MyRadar provides up-to-the-minute weather radar, weather alerts, and hyper-local rain prediction notifications, as well as other interesting environmental data, such as surface wind animations, earthquake events and wildfire reports. …

Weather Links

Photo Links related to weather presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines Why We’re Stuck With An Inadequate Hurricane Rating System – 538 Recommended Listening Talking about the weather – Off Track talks weather; from how short range forecasts are calculated, to how a pack of cartoon dogs is helping Victoria’s farming community better understand seasonal …

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Elsewhere on the Web Toward a Climate-Smart Nation, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) – noaa.gov which understands and predicts changes in the Earth’s environment, from the depths of the ocean to the surface of the sun, and conserves and manages our coastal and marine resources. Key Links noaa.gov Facebook Features Are record snowstorms …

Las Vegas Weather

Photo Key Links National Weather Service – @NWSVegas National Weather Service: Extended Forecast Tweets by NWSVegas Hashtag: #nvwx Elsewhere on the Web Weather Channel: Today’s Forecast Weather Channel 10 Day Forecast Weather Underground https://www.lasvegasnow.com/interactive-radar https://lasvegassun.com/weather FYI – The official rainfall record is kept at McCarran International Airport Air Quality http://www.clarkcountynv.gov/airquality/monitoring/Pages/default.aspx http://redrock.clarkcountynv.gov/forecast/ http://airquality.clarkcountynv.gov/cgi-bin/aqi_map.pl Tweets by CCAirQuality …

Storm Surge

Buzzwords A storm surge is a coastal flood or tsunami-like phenomenon of rising water commonly associated with low pressure weather systems (such as tropical cyclones and strong extratropical cyclones. – Wikipedia Headlines https://www.wired.com/story/weather-channel-hurricane-florence-storm-surge-graphic Planeta.com Weather Hurricanes

Extreme Weather

Buzzwords Extreme Weather includes unexpected, unusual, unpredictable, severe or unseasonal weather; weather at the extremes of the historical distribution—the range that has been seen in the past Embedded Tweets A first look at my new book (which won't be published till spring, but it seemed important to get this out now). Thirty years after The …

Weather

Photo: NASA Goddard, Winter Weather = State of the atmosphere, to the degree that it is hot or cold, wet or dry, calm or stormy, clear or cloudy. Features Hurricanes Extreme Weather Rain Shadow Buzzword Bingo Air – Atmosphere – Barometer – Blizzard – Breeze – Climate – Cloud seeding – Cloudy – Cold Front – Derecho – Dew Point – Drizzle – Drought …