Tag: Global Hawk

Studying Big Storms

February 11, 2011 1 Comment
Studying Big Storms

Picking up from yesterday’s blog post about La Nina and the probability of colder than normal weather and above normal snowfall persisting into the spring, it is interesting to note that parts of California had unusually heavy precipitation earlier this winter (not much lately though). Heavy winter precipitation is more common in southern California when there […]

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Hurricane Research

September 2, 2010 0 Comments
Hurricane Research

The best news in the weather today is that the US Drought Monitor continues to show no areas of severe drought in the state of Wisconsin. This week’s update has not changed since last week, which means there is still a moderate drought listed for the far northeastern corner of the state, but we did […]

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Its Electric

August 27, 2010 1 Comment
Its Electric

I was so busy ranting about AGW lawsuits yesterday that I forgot to mention the U.S. Drought Monitor. The great news is that the drought in Wisconsin has improved since last week. This is the first time this year (I am fairly sure) that we do not have any severe drought in the state. The […]

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A Global Hawk for Weather

March 30, 2010 0 Comments
A Global Hawk for Weather

Talk about interesting timing, just yesterday I shared an article about using UAVs for assisting weather data collection and today a new article has been published at Technology Review highlighting this same effort. Take a look at the article here. NASA will be using the 3 Global Hawks outfitted with 11 different instruments to collect […]

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