High Pressure Domination

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To the left is the current forecast map from NOAA (click to enlarge). A high-pressure area, high or anticyclone is a region where the atmospheric pressure at the surface of the planet is greater than its surrounding environment. Winds within … Continued

Marquette Heat Waves

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      We are now almost half way thru August 2017 and daylight is now becoming noticeably shorter and more likely than not we have already seen the hottest days of this summer. When we think of the UP … Continued

Weather Stations and Charts

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Seems most of the fun weather this summer has been after I go to bed (10pm) – The graphic to the right is a screen capture from my web data of the rain which moved through early this morning. I didn’t … Continued

Chances of Rain

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Another nice morning (for me anyway) with temperatures in the 50s – the days are noticeably getting shorter now.  Sunrise is around 6:40 ( the time I get up in the morning) sunset is around 8:50.  I am seeing the … Continued

Some Long Range Models

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I run several models in the morning from the College of DuPage Weather Lab, the NAM (North American Mesoscale Forecast System), GFS (Global Forecast System), ECMWF (European Center for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts), HRRR (High Resolution Rapid Refresh which I use … Continued

Slight Chance of Rain

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First off, thanks for the birthday wishes yesterday – we went to The Club Car Grille in Alamo for dinner – good food and fast service.  I turned 62 and looking forward to an early retirement in the next year … Continued

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