Erie on Fire, or just a trick of the light

I was flying cross country recently and spotted the sight photographed above while flying over Lake Erie. It was early evening and it seems like we were getting the oranges and pinks of sunset reflecting off the lake. The stratocumulus cloud deck in place only allowed the reflected light to come through a few holes, …

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DYK? Wonderful Window Frost

Welcome back for another year of Wildcard Weather! Albuquerque had two cold fronts move through during the past week. For most areas, that would mean measurable rain or snow. But not here in the desert, by the time the fronts reached us here in Albuquerque most of the moisture was gone. Instead we ended up …

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Lake-Effect Snow and the November 2014 Buffalo Storm

Welcome back everyone, It seems lake-effect snow has become this year's polar vortex, so there's no more timely subject to write about this week. This week's Buffalo snow,lasting from Monday, November 17th to Thursday, November 20th was truly a historic and devastating event. Over seven feet of snow has fallen on some areas and at …

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DYK: “Chemtrails” are a lie!

Good evening everyone, There's a lot of jet contrails in the sky today, and that's not surprising considering my proximity to Albuquerque's Sunport (an international airport) and Kirtland Air Force Base. The contrails are the long, crisscrossing lines formed by passing planes. Unfortunately, many people don't understand what contrails are and make wild "chemtrail" accusations. …

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The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta and the Albuquerque Box

Good evening everyone! The biggest hot air balloon festival in the world, the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, is this week and I have some pictures! I was able to make it to the balloon park this past weekend and got some pictures from the Saturday Mass Ascension and Sunday night Glow. Mass Ascensions occur at …

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