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by David Moran, on Dec 26, 2018 2:00:00 PM

Several processes can influence the development and behavior of winter storms. Locations near the windward side of a mountain can sometimes experience an effect known as cold air damming which …

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Topics:WeatherOpsPrecipitation

by Phillip Spencer, on Nov 19, 2018 1:43:12 PM

Weather radar data is useful to both the professional meteorologist and the interested nonprofessional for—among other things— tracking dangerous thunderstorms (containing, for example, deadly lightning, damaging hail, and tornadoes), locating …

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Topics:PrecipitationRadar

by David Moran, on Nov 14, 2018 2:10:08 PM

Freezing rain occurs when precipitation falls through a warm layer, completely melts, and lands on a surface with temperatures below freezing. All forms of transportation are affected, trees are damaged, …

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Topics:WeatherOpsPrecipitation

by David Moran, on May 3, 2018 2:59:07 PM

One of the jobs of a forecaster is to anticipate how the profile plotted on a Skew-T diagram may change with time and what implications that may have on a …

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Topics:WeatherOpsPrecipitation

by David Moran, on Apr 11, 2018 1:58:01 PM

In basic terms, the two things needed for precipitation are moisture and lift. Temperature profiles and landmasses can also affect how much rain a region gets. Mountains can have a …

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Topics:WeatherOpsPrecipitation

by Daphne Thompson, on Mar 1, 2018 12:12:54 PM

As March begins, both the East and West Coast are being impacted coastal storms. Heavy rain, snow, and strong winds are in the forecast with these low-pressure systems. While this …

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Topics:WeatherOpsPrecipitationWildfire

by Daphne Thompson, on Feb 27, 2018 10:02:00 AM

Norman, OK – February 27, 2018 — Weather Decision Technologies, Inc.® (WDT), the world’s leading decision support and weather analytics company, announces new daily planners designed to assist decision-makers with significant winter weather, …

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Topics:WeatherOpsCompany NewsSnowThunderstormPrecipitation

by Daphne Thompson, on Feb 23, 2018 1:40:48 PM

When you look at a weather map, you will often see the location of warm and cold fronts marked with specific symbols. A warm front is drawn as a red …

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Topics:GeneralPrecipitation

by David Moran, on Feb 21, 2018 12:59:19 PM

Winter can bring a wide variety of weather conditions, including various types of precipitation. Freezing rain, for instance, can be especially hazardous and forms in very specific conditions. Different types …

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by David Moran, on Feb 7, 2018 1:06:27 PM

Air masses are always in motion, bringing with them, different types of weather conditions. The transition between two different types of air masses is called a front. There are four …

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Topics:Precipitation