Monday, July 4, 2011

April 11 Fog Bank

I'd been hoping that Brian, or someone, would put my links into the Weather Brains page (I sent them the text everyweek, but it wasn't happening.

The Fog Bank for April 11, 2011.

The Great Derecho of April 4-5, 2011, by Brad Panovich @wxbrad
A nice writeup of the straight-line wind storms that affected much of the east.
I'll include in the the Storm Prediction Center storm reports from April 5

A cloud hole over Florida, from USA Today's website, reader submitted photos:

April 5 twitter update by Jeff Gammons, @weatherzine
Squall line / gust front racing SE over Lake Okeechobee, FL
His website is

and from March 31,
Bow Echo severe storm with hail core earlier over Polk Co, FL.

From the Daily Galaxy, a picture from the International Space Station of the Cordillera Huahash (whywash) in the Peruvian Andes.  Siula Grande is in there, the location of a very interesting book and movie called 'Touching The Void'  The picture shows the mountain range blocking moisture on one side.

From the UK Met Office, a blogpost about the dust from a Saharan storm headed to the UK.  It contains a nice satellite photo of the dusty cloud.
NASA's Earth Observatory also had a nice picture of this event.

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