This morning, I was pointed by Chris St. Clair (@cstclair1) to an article on the BBC News site.
The article pointed out (paraphrasing) that "the Jet Stream is one thing they will consider, though the Jet Stream's position is a symptom and not a cause". This caught my attention because the Jet Stream is of the metrics that I've been looking for in historical data, but it's never recorded anywhere that I can find it at least. The second thing is it's not just the Jet Stream that is missing from our weath... read more »
Source - http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/billions/overview If this is not a wake up call to become self reliant I dont know what is? Overview Disaster Mapping Billion-Dollar Events Overview The National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) is the Nations Scorekeeper in terms of addressing severe weather/climate events in their historical perspective. As part of its responsibility of monitoring and  read more »
Those that know me well, know that I always have a to-do list as long as my arm. If I've a few hours free, I'm likely to chip away at these projects. Some projects are quick, and others take time. One of the longest running projects I've had now is weather related - which started some 4 to 5 years ago and having discussed it with Environment Canada, I was left with more questions than I had to begin with. Having spent a lot of time mulling over the problem, I finally got around to progressing it forward.... read more »
Last year, I returned to a question that has been bugging me for a number of years with Toronto's weather. The problem was that in order to find the answer, I needed some data - and whilst the data is freely available to answer the question, it's just not in a form that I could easily query. It was very obvious I was going to have to construct something pretty big at home, just so I had all the data in one place in order to query it.
So, back in the winter, I wrote a program for the RaspberryPi (http:/... read more »
The weather outside isnt global climate change. It just behaves like it, sometimes. Continue reading → read more »
Finally! The weather is perfect to drive to work with the top down on my car.
Hefty and I are just loving this! read more »
"Storm Kings: The Untold History of America's First Tornado Chasers" by Lee Sandlin, where twisters dug in, and so did they. read more »
Очень много времени и изменений произошло со времен моего последнего поста.
Погода перешла от минуса к огромному плюсу, наконец-то пропал снег. Пустынные улицы заполнились девчонками и мальчишками, катающимися на скейтах, великах и роликах. (Даже я решила научиться кататься, правда пока я могу только стоять и не падать. Но это уже неплохо.).
А еще каждый день напоминает о близости лета. По дороге в институт я закрываю глаза и представляю, что лежу где-нибудь на пляже, наслаждаясь теплыми лучами солнца. В... read more »
The sun didnt unleash one record-setting solar flare of 2013, it unleashed a hat-trick of awesome eruptions... all within 24 hours! Continue reading → read more »
I'm wearing an old and beloved hm tee, hand-me-down dress and old ms tights.
Although this week's weather has been a letdown to me, I refuse to return to jeans. All three pieces that I'm wearing here have served me extraordinarily well and I've had them each for quite a long while - but I never stop wearing them. I bought the Peter Pan tee on a school trip with one of my best friends and it always brings back amazing and hilarious memories <3 My ms tights have kept my legs warm for two winters now, alm... read more »