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A summer day out

One of the few perks of this job is a summer beach barbecue for all climate and weather related staff. As it was held a Gullane Beach, somewhere between Edinburgh and where I live in Dunbar, I made the potentially rash decision to cycle there and back. 537 more words


My Fire Watch Tracks Australia's Fires

I came across a website, My Fire Watch, via the ABC Rural site, which is a worth wild online GIS application that tracks current fires across Australia and overlays past burn areas of the last couple years with current surface weather reports and lightning strike locations up to 72hrs old.  94 more words


Under Pressure: Struggling to Understand the Weather

Science has never been my strong suit. Blame it on cultural conditioning — the thinking in some circles (while I was growing up) that decreed math and science as school subjects for the boys while reading and English and social studies were topics that girls excelled in. 471 more words


Tornado In Lyme, CT Monday Morning?

Joe Furey received a viewer picture of storm damage from Lyme, CT that occurred on Monday morning (July 28th, 2014) as a warm front lifted through with a tropical air mass. 238 more words


Last Lecture in Synoptic Meteorology

I finished my last Synoptic Meteorology lecture today. I have taken the last quiz, leaving only a homework test and the final exam left to complete. 130 more words


Tropical Storm Halong approaching the Mariana Islands

Tropical Storm Halong is threatening the Mariana Islands as an intensifying tropical storm and may be near Typhoon strength already. An eye can already be seen on radar imagery out of Guam and the center may pass very close to the island of Rota as a typhoon during the daytime hours Wednesday (local time). 66 more words


Funding for Mapping/Analytical Projects

Here in the US we know about the Highway Trust Fund which is being extended by short term measures, this fund funds many GIS/Geomatics projects.  Other government funds fund research in Meteorology through the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research.  310 more words