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Reason why Hurricanes seem stronger

Posted 12-16-2019 at 08:04 PM by Cambium

There are two ways to determine the strength of a hurricane. One is to measure the winds with an airplane. The Air Force always flies at 10,000 ft. and empirical relationships are used to convert the 10,000 ft. winds to surface winds. The other is to drop a barometer into the eye and measure the pressure. Since there is a direct relation between the pressure and the wind, if you know one you can compute the other.

Historically, the central pressure was the predominate factor in determining...
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Early & Late Season Snowstorms becoming more Common

Posted 04-24-2019 at 05:42 AM by Cambium
Updated 10-23-2020 at 06:38 AM by Cambium

I will continue to update this blog on all these early [/b]and late season snows we been having in North America.

EARLY ONES:

Early September Snow & Record Cold in Wyoming and Denver 5 weeks earlier than normal
Collage of Tweets
October 19, 2020: Iowa Snowstorm:
October 20, 2020: Minnesota Snowstorm:


Early Season Montana-Alberta Snowstorm, Sept 2019

Early November 15-16, 2018 Winter Storm for NYC region...
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Historic Arctic Blasts Becoming More Common?

Posted 11-23-2018 at 08:28 AM by Cambium
Updated 02-13-2019 at 05:52 AM by Cambium

Without getting into too much detail as the why's, I just wanted to start keeping a list of all these impressive cold and snowy events.


We all know weather and climate is like a 100 piece puzzle. It will never be just 1 reason something happens. It's a marriage of things. So While I want to mention the melting arctic ice, and the Polar Vortex splits, and the North Atlantic current or blocking, or the Pacific blob, I need to keep this to just when these cold events happen....
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Snow Weight

Posted 04-15-2018 at 07:48 PM by Cambium

Snow (on average weighs 20 lbs per cubic foot) take a roof average of 2,000 sq ft x 2 ft (of snow) = 4,000 cubic ft. X 20 lbs per cubic foot = 80,000 pounds. That’s like a loaded semi tractor and trailer parked on your roof.
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Baseball Games & Snow 2018

Posted 04-07-2018 at 06:54 AM by Cambium

A collage of baseball games cancelled or played in the snow this year.


NY Yankees
Kansas City Royals
Chicago White Sox
Minnesota Twins
Colorado Rockies.


1 week into the season (April) & the Royals had 2 games postponed due to snow & cold.


And it's not over yet. More cold & snow this week across U.S


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