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Book Review: 30-Second Meteorology – Adam Scaife and Julia Slingo

By Jade Fell 

“The storm starts, when the drops start dropping. When the drops stop dropping then the storm starts stopping.” ― Dr. Seuss

Did you know that Horace-Bénédict Der Saussure invented the cyanometer? 461 more words


Warm spell in Calgary sets 130-year record

The last time Feb. 9 was this warm in Calgary, it was illegal to buy a beer in the U.S.

Tuesday’s high of 15C in Calgary wasn’t just warm enough to demand a tall, cool one but it washed away a temperature record of 14.4C set in 1926, from data going back to 1885. 193 more words

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It feels like May for a reason: Calgary may set temperature record this week

May has come early in a Calgary winter that’s been misnamed, says an Environment Canada climatologist.

That’ll be especially true if Wednesday heats up to its forecast high of 17 C, the average reading for May 20, said David Phillips. 337 more words

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Surface analysis and fact sheets...

I can accept that there is a cold/warm/occlusion approaching the west of Ireland, you can see that not only in the visible satellite image but also from the latest observations for 12 UTC. 260 more words

Synoptic Situation

Satellite Image of the Week: #6

This week’s satellite image was taken this afternoon over the North Atlantic. What I like about this photo is that it demonstrates the power of the Gulf Stream. 72 more words


The China Syndrome

After the astounding results of the Iowa Caucuses, some thoughts. Larry David will host SNL this week and Bernie Sanders is rumored to make a cameo. 1,727 more words