Monday, August 15, 2011
Fogbank for August 15, 2011
Hello WeatherBrains Listeners, this is the Fogbank, listener supplied picks of the week, keeping Weatherbrains foghorn free for JB.
I'm Dave Phillips, from Winston Salem, NC, skydaver on twitter. Send me your picks for the Fogbank.
My first pick is a weather quiz from Davis, the weather instrument people, sent by Chuck Prevatte, @chuck006
The second pick is a set of NEXRAD radar grabs of the Indiana storm that blew down the stage at the Indiana State Fair. They were sent to Brad Panovich, who posted them on his google plus page.
The third pick is a Weather.com story on the stage collapse, and how the story came out via social media
My fourth pick is the Rolex Fastnet Race Weather Report - This race is a biennial race of 608 miles from The Isle of Wight to Fastnet Rock, Ireland & back to Plymouth England.
I have a youtube video of the forecast for this year's running of the race. Several boats in the Volvo Ocean 70 class participated in the race this year, as practice for the Volvo Ocean Race starting this November. The Volvo Ocean Race goes around the world, in some of the fastest monohull sailboats ever made.
Finally, I have Tropical Atlantic Overlays for Google Earth. Thanks to Dan Goff for sending this pick in.