Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Fog Bank, Dec. 17, 2012

Hello, WeatherBrains listeners, this is the Fog Bank.  Send me your links for the Fog Bank on Twitter, @Skydaver.

First up, from the NWS, a proposal concerning the simplification of weather hazard announcements

The second pick is from Mike Moss with a youtube link about the April 26, 1994 tornado in Lafayette, Indiana
Lafayette, Indiana Tornado, 26-27, April, 1994: youtu.be/AcvINjxhdsc

Third, Jaren Rennie sent a link to the National Climatic Data Center, showing the historical probability of a White Christmas

The fourth pick is from Mark Vogan with a blog post about extreme cold in Asia now

Finally, CoCoRaHS is doing a fundraiser, and I'll have a link to that information in my blog, skydaver.blogspot.com.
CoCoRaHS is doing a fundraiser now, $5 for CoCoRaHS
Get out there and get your CoCoRaHS station setup for the new year.

Thanks for listening, SkyDaver out!

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Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Fog Bank, Dec. 3, 2012

Hello WeatherBrains Listeners, this is David Phillips. Send me your weather links, and I'll put them in the Fog Bank.

My first pick is from Jesse Ferrel of AccuWeather with a post on Google+ about severe storms showing up on radar in eastern NC, when there really weren't any

Second, A very nice view of the Gulf Stream from CIMSS

My fourth pick is a lightning photo taken from the USS Eisenhower

I'll close out this week with new videos from CoCoRaHS about snow measurement.

A CoCoRaHS gauge would be a great present for someone!
Thanks for listening, Skydaver out.

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Fog Bank, Nov. 26, 2012

Hello WeatherBrains listeners, this is David Phillips, skydaver on Twitter.

First up, Mike Moss sent me a link to a great example of lightning is frightening!

My second pick is also from Mike, with  a video from TheOnlineEngineer.org, about broadcast tower maintenance.
Nate's station, WRAL in Raleigh, NC, lost their broadcast tower in an ice storm a few years before Nate got there.

Third, Canada Space Agency has an Aurora camera in Yellowknife, Yukon Territories

My fourth pick is a great rainbow picture from Earth Science Picture of the Day

Finally, NBC4 in New York had a video of storm surge during Hurricane Sandy, taken from a home in Union Beach, NJ
Thanks for listening,
Skydaver out!

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