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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Help NOAA refine its Cloud-Sensing Techniques with the SatCam App

Last week I tweeted out an article from Popular Science. http://www.popsci.com/hows-weather-over-there The article talked about two new iOS apps, SatCam and WxSat. WxSat displays real-time satellite imagery, animated and hi-resolution. More than just visible imagery, WxSat provides infrared and water vapor imagery. Infrared imagery is essential for meteorologists because it can be used at night …

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Find out EXACTLY what this Winter will be like in your area, thanks to The Farmers’ Almanac

*Accuracy not guaranteed, and probably not likely Good evening all, I have great news tonight. The Farmers' Almanac, not to be confused with The Old Farmer's Almanac (who knew?), just released its winter forecast for this year, so plan your next 8 months accordingly. (Follow here for their article) Let's take a look for what …

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El Nino and seasonal forecasting

Good evening everyone, Two articles caught my eye today. This one, from accuweather.com 's Meghan Evans, discusses their current seasonal forecast this winter. Due to an expected weak to moderate El Nino condition the mid-Atlantic and parts of New England will see above-average snowfall while the upper Mississippi Valley and high plains will see less …

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