Monthly Archives: November 2010

Snow Event, November 2010

An unusual November snow event occurred on the evening of November 22 and continued into the early hours of the 23rd. The 22nd was mild and rainy for most of the day, but a strong cold front, backed by marine-modified … Continue reading

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Climate Change and Fall Colors

Photo by John R. Taylor Fall is ending, and with it the annual fall colors. But the part of the U.S. best known for fall colors – the Northeast – is being studied for possible foliage changes due to climate … Continue reading

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Weather predicting using…pig spleens??

Pig spleen predicts “mean” weather ahead Ben Rodgers, Forum Communications Co. – 11/08/2010 RURAL PINGREE, N.D. – It’s not the most traditional way of predicting the weather, but one Jamestown man boasts a near-perfect record stretching back decades. Pig spleens … Continue reading

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All-time November Record Temperatures

November 3, 2010 was unusually warm in Oregon and SW Washington. Some all-time record high temperatures were set or tied at several locations. From Steve Pierce of the Oregon chapter of the American Meteorological Society: Here are the final high … Continue reading

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The Big Midwest Storm — guest post by Wolf Read

[My friend Wolf Read is an expert on wind storms. Last week he wrote the rather technical piece below. He graciously offered to let me post it. – George] The Minnesota Extra-tropical Cyclone (ETC) of October 2010 deepened further than … Continue reading

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