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Monthly Archives: May 2007
Global Warming FAQs
The scientists at “Real Climate” have posted a number of websites and links for those of you who may have some questions about global warming and climate change. This is definitely recommended reading, as I hear a lot of misconceptions … Continue reading
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REPOST: La Nina and the 2007 Atlantic Hurricane Season
The official hurricane forecast from NOAA is for 13-17 named storms including 7-10 hurricanes. These numbers are very similar to what would be expected from the statistical average of a La Nina summer. Over three months ago I posted here … Continue reading
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Some drought relief; too early to tell how much
Over the past 50 years in Bowling Green, June 2nd is the median date for the first 90 degree day. Monday was 89 (May 28th) and both Tuesday and Wednesday are expected to have highs near 90. If we can … Continue reading
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Don’t worry: It’s a dry heat
I was in Frankfort the other day when a Lexington TV meteorologist said in a teaser for the 11 pm newscast that the recent weather was more like July than May. Actually, he would have been more correct if he … Continue reading
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B.S. Meteorology degree is official!!
The B.S. Meteorology degree passed its final hurdle today at the Council for Postsecondary Education meeting today in Frankfort, KY. The degree program was approved by the WKU Board of Regents on January 26. The incoming freshman class of Fall … Continue reading
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Enjoy the nice weather
Unseasonably cool air will remain over KY for the next few days until the flow becomes southerly over the weekend and more seasonable temperatures return. The next big weather maker for KY will be in the form of a weakening … Continue reading
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Stormy Tuesday night?
While things have been quite comfortable with low dew points the past few days, Tuesday will bring a return of tropical moisture as the low-level flow comes out of the Gulf of Mexico around the departing Southeast ridge. This will … Continue reading
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What is a subtropical storm?
Some of you may be wondering what exactly subtropical storm Andrea was and how it was different from a typical tropical storm. A subtropical storm is a hybrid between a tropical and extratropical storm that exhibits characteristics of each.
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Wake me up when something happens
Boring Omega block pattern will keep things warm and pleasant through mid-week. Click here for a good discussion of an omega block. Is anything interesting on the horizon?
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