Spring snowstorm adds to flooding potential for the Midwest

By: Dr. Jeff Masters , 4:52 PM GMT on March 24, 2011

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A major spring snowstorm dumped heavy snow in excess of six inches over a wide swath of the Upper Midwest this week, adding to a snowpack that is already near or in excess of record levels over Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota. This is bad news for residents in flood-prone areas of the Upper Midwest, as the new storm added more than half an inch of melted rainfall equivalent to the record wet snowpack. When all that snow melts in April, we can expect major and possibly record flooding for North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, and the Upper Mississippi River north of St. Louis, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). Their March Spring Flood Outlook released last week warned: A large swath of the North Central United States is at risk of moderate to major flooding this spring. Heavy late summer and autumn precipitation have left soils saturated and streams running high before the winter freeze-up. National Weather Service models show this year's snowpack contains a water content ranked among the highest of the last 60 years, which is similar to the past two years. This threat area extends from northeastern Montana through Wisconsin and along the Mississippi River south to St. Louis. For the third consecutive year, forecasters predict major flooding along the Red River of the North, which forms the state line between eastern North Dakota and northwest Minnesota. Other areas of the Midwest primed for major flooding include Devils Lake in North Dakota, the Milk River in Northeastern Montana, the James and Big Sioux Rivers in South Dakota, the Minnesota River, and the Mississippi River from its headwaters near St. Paul, Minnesota, downstream to St. Louis.


Figure 1. U.S. spring 2011 flood risk. Image credit: NWS.


Figure 2. NOAA's latest significant river flood outlook shows that spring flooding is already occurring over South Dakota and on the Mississippi River near its junction with the Ohio River, but is not yet widespread across the Upper Midwest.

There is a huge amount of snow on the ground in North Dakota along the tributaries of the Red River, thanks to fall precipitation that was 150% - 300% of normal, and winter snows that have dumped up to 400% more precipitation than usual. If one were to melt this snow, it would amount to 4 - 6 inches of rain. If heavy rains occur at the same time that the snow melts, there is the potential for the greatest flood in history to affect the cities of Fargo and Grand Forks, the largest and third largest cities in North Dakota. NWS is giving a 35% chance that Fargo will see its greatest flood in history this spring, up from the 20% chance they gave in their February spring flood outlook.

The situation is similar in Minnesota, which has received about double its normal precipitation over the past 3 to 4 months, resulting in the 5th snowiest winter on record in Minneapolis. Snow depths are in excess of 20 inches over wide swaths of of the state, and this snow has a very high water content equivalent to 4 - 6 inches of rain. NWS is giving a 95% chance that the Mississippi River at St. Paul will exceed major flood stage this spring.

In South Dakota, heavy snows this winter have also left a snowpack with a high water content over the northeast corner of the state. The NWS is predicting a 25% chance that the the James River at Huron, SD will reach its highest flood height in history, and a 50% chance for the Big Sioux River at Brookings, SD.


Figure 3. The snow water equivalent of the Upper Midwest's snowpack as of March 24, 2011. Large sections of Minnesota and North Dakota have the equivalent of 3.9 - 5.9 inches of rain (purple colors) stored in their snowpack. Image credit: NWS/NOHRSC.

When will all this flooding occur?
The latest guidance from the GFS model predicts winter-like conditions will persist over the Upper Midwest for the next week, with no major storms for the region through early next week. Late next week, there is the potential for a snowstorm that could bring an additional 0.5 - 1" of melted equivalent snow, though this is very uncertain at this point. The first chance of a major thaw will not occur until Sunday, April 3. This will give some time for the current pulse of flood waters generated during last week's warm spell over South Dakota and southern Minnesota to move downstream, and makes the peak of this year's spring flood unlikely to occur until at least the second week of April. Looking back at past great floods in the Upper Midwest, the record 2009 Red River flood peaked on March 28 in Fargo. The great 1997 Red River flood that devastated Grand Forks, causing $3.5 billion in damage, crested on April 18. St. Paul's greatest flood in history crested on April 19, 1965. I expect this year's peak flood will most likely arrive during the 3rd week of April.

Mostly offshore winds expected over Japan for the next week
Radioactive plumes emitted from Japan's troubled Fukushima nuclear power plant will mostly head eastwards out to sea over the next week, thanks to high pressure that will dominate Japan's weather. Latest trajectory plots using NOAA's HYSPLIT model do not show air from the Fukushima plant heading towards Tokyo over the next four days.

Jeff Masters

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10 inches of snow today. Not good if you're a robin.
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1046. aquak9
Vociferous??

now I KNOW I'm still whacked- they really used the word "vociferous" in a weather discussion??

Ike- groovy colors man..wavy like gravy, like psychodelic syrup...you are one hip cat in my book.
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From Miami NWS Discussion

Extended Period...GFS DEVELOPS A
CLOSED LOW IN THE BASE OF THE TROUGH WHICH MOVES ACROSS THE N GULF/N
FLA WHILE THE ECMWF ROTATES THE CLOSED LOW THROUGH THE GREAT LAKES.
THE FORMER LEADS TO QUITE UNSETTLED WEATHER FRI/EARLY SAT WHILE THE
LATTER ALLOWS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS BUT MAYBE NOT AS VOCIFEROUS.
AT THIS TIME AWAITING A MORE DEFINITIVE PATTERN TO HANG MY HAT UPON
TO WARRANT A CHANGE TO THE CURRENT PACKAGE.

For West Palm Beach:

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1037. I think the race was amazing.New rules are very good(maybe DRS is too weak,but maybe start-finish straight on Albert Park is too short).Good debut for S.Perez(why he pitted only once???). V.Petrov-best performance in career and 3rd place.LotusRenault is really good(Kubica will probably fight for championship with this car and his talent)
Red Bull-ultralight KERS is amazingly helpful.Other drivers also performed good.
Next race? Sepang in Malaysia-amazing circuit and possible monsoonal rains give a chance for lot of good emotions. Can't wait for 8 April!
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1043. IKE
5 day QPF....


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1042. aquak9
g'morning dayshift

I tried to read back and get an update- but I got stuck on Keeper's linkin park- so we are all doom?

my spinach is not glowing yet, actually it is growing pretty and healthy

I am about as confused about the reactors as I am about the rain- is it all a dream- I think the Delsym still has me in it's clutches
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Acropolis Update!

A leading Scientist said that there is not much of a problem with Plutonium as it releases its 'radiation' very slowly having a half life of about 24,000 years, they omitted to mention that its very poisonous as well and if you scatter the planet with it, its going to still kill people/things a few hundred thousand years from now.
They added that the short life radioactive isotopes are much 'worse' as they release their radioactivity very quickly in a few hours or days so keep your umbrellas handy, when you go out foraging for nuts and grubs, to ward of this little nasty for the next week or so until the long term lurkers get blasted out and about.
Meanwhile, is there any rumour in the truth that Japanese car manufactures have temporarily halted production so as to install Geiger counters in all new models to cu out engines before you get too close to hot spots?
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Quoting PlazaRed:
What next? Explosions and glows in the dark?

Possibly. And if/when that happens, you can rest assured that TEPCO's very tired spokespeople will dutifully appear right there on NHK telling us that things are fine, it's really not a big deal, the situation is under control. Even if you live within a few hundred kilometers of the plant, following a few very simple rules will keep you safe: just stay inside for the next several years, wear an air-right decontamination suit at all times, avoid any eating or drinking, try to breathe as little as possible, and don't ever plan on having kids.
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Hi,

45 with light rain on the Carolina Coast this morning .
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Quoting PolishHurrMaster:
Anyone watched the Formula 1 race in Melbourne?
If yes,what you think about it?

Yes i watched, it got a bit boring. I love the F1.
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Anyone watched the Formula 1 race in Melbourne?
If yes,what you think about it?
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Quoting Neapolitan:

Well, No. 2 is the reactor for which a core breach is suspected, and the one for which a large vertical crack has been seen. I'm no nuclear physicist, but I'd say if the water is that radioactive, there's a good chance there is a serious breach...


A few days ago people were saying radiation at 10 times normal was OK.

Next we here that radiation at 1000s times above normal is not even as much as a chest x ray,

Then we here that neutron beams have been reported and monitored emitted from the site, ''they don't come from workers flashlighs in dark reactor rooms.''

Then we have a mere million times normal radiation but ''no worries'' just carry on but don't drink the water?

This morning for us here we understand that the levels can be measured in 10s of millions of times normal!! {Makes you wonder who set the NORMAL?}

Last night I watched a physics professor giving an interview in which he implied that there might be fission reactions still going on unchecked.

What next? Explosions and glows in the dark?
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Quoting Neapolitan:
Kyodo: 10 mil. times normal level of radioactivity in water at No. 2 reactor


To give an idea of how bad this is, according to CNN the isotope involved is I-134 which has about a 1 hour half-life. With that short a half life, ALL of the I-134 would be gone in 24 hours. That means it is still being produced from fission reactions inside the system or the levels were insanely high a few days ago (think trillions of Sv/hr dose rates)
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Quoting Neapolitan:
Kyodo: 10 mil. times normal level of radioactivity in water at No. 2 reactor


Radiation soars at Japan nuclear plant

Very high levels of radiation detected in water leaking from a reactor at a nuclear plant in Japan have dealt a new setback to efforts to bring the stricken facility under control.

The operator of the Fukushima Daiichi plant said on Sunday it had detected radiation levels 10 million times higher than usual in leaked water at reactor two, as white steam continued to rise from the tsunami-battered facility.

The radiation level was 1000 millisieverts an hour, making it too dangerous to remain at the reactor turbine building and forcing the evacuation of workers there, plant operator Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO) said.

'It is an extremely high figure,' nuclear safety agency spokesman Hidehiko Nishiyama said of the latest reading. 'There is a high possibility that (the water) came from the reactor.'

A single dose of 1000 millisieverts can cause temporary radiation sickness, including nausea and vomiting. An exposure of 100 millisieverts per year is considered the lowest level at which an increase in cancer risk is evident.

Amid concerns that fuel-rod vessels or their valves and pipes are leaking, chief government spokesman Yukio Edano admitted progress at the site was slow.

'We'd like to be able to give a clear outline as to when this will be resolved,' Edano told public broadcaster NHK on Sunday.

'But I can't be any more optimistic than what the reality of it is.'

There was also a warning from the head of the world's atomic watchdog agency that Japan's nuclear emergency could go on for weeks, if not months, given the enormous damage to the plant, The New York Times reported.

Japanese authorities were still unsure about whether the reactor cores and spent fuel were covered with the water needed to cool them, Yukiya Amano, director-general of the International Atomic Energy Agency, told the newspaper.

Urgent efforts to pump away pools of highly radioactive water near the reactors began on Sunday, after several workers suffered radiation burns while installing cables as part of work to restore critical reactor cooling systems.

The incident has heaped yet more pressure on under-fire TEPCO after the workers, aged in their 20s and 30s, were exposed to highly radioactive water while wearing inadequate safety gear.

Edano pledged more effort would be made to improve the reporting of developments at the plant amid growing public unease over a flow of seemingly erratic and opaque information.

'We will have more detailed monitoring in high-risk areas and increase the capability of making forecasts so as not to be late in tackling this problem,' he said.

Slow progress at the Fukushima site has added to the gloom hanging over the country since a 9.0-magnitude quake struck on March 11, sending a huge tsunami crashing into the northeast coast in Japan's worst disaster since World War II.

The wave easily overwhelmed the world's biggest sea defences and erased entire towns.

The confirmed death toll stood at 10,489 on Sunday, with 16,621 missing and 2777 injured, the National Police Agency said.

The tsunami knocked out cooling systems for the six reactors at the Fukushima plant, leading to suspected partial meltdowns in three of them. Hydrogen explosions and fires have also ripped through the facility.

A worst-case scenario feared at the Number Three reactor is that the fuel inside the reactor core - a volatile uranium-plutonium mix - has already started to burn its way through its steel pressure vessel.

Fire engines have hosed huge amounts of seawater onto the plant in a bid to keep the fuel rods inside reactor cores and pools from being exposed to the air, and prevent a full meltdown.

Several hundred metres offshore in the Pacific Ocean, levels of radioactive iodine some 1850 times the legal limit were reported on Sunday, up from 1250 times on Saturday, TEPCO said.

Japan's nuclear safety agency has ruled out an immediate threat to marine life and seafood safety, saying the radiation would be quickly dispersed by tides, amid some signs of gradual progress at the site.

The nuclear safety agency on Sunday said workers planned to start using electric pumps instead of fire trucks for cooling operations at reactor Number One.

High-voltage electric cables have been reconnected to the reactors and power has been partially restored to enable lighting in some reactor control rooms.

Worried about the salt buildup in the crippled plant, engineers have started pumping fresh water into some of the reactors. The US military has supported the effort by sending two full water barges from a naval base near Tokyo.

Radioactive vapour from the plant has contaminated farm produce and dairy products in the region, leading to shipment halts in Japan as well as the US, the European Union, China and a host of other nations.

Singapore extended a ban on food imports from Japan on Saturday, suspending imports of all fruit and vegetables from the whole Kanto region, a large area including greater Tokyo.

Higher than normal radiation was last week detected in tap water in and around Tokyo, some 250 kilometres from the plant, leading authorities at one stage to warn against using it for baby milk formula.

Japan has encouraged those living up to 10km beyond the plant's 20km exclusion zone to leave. The 30km zone is below the 80km advised by the US.
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Health effects depend on what kind of radiation:
Some reports suggested that the skin radiation exposure amounted to 2000 to 6000 millisieverts [2to6Sv] ...that much full-body gamma radiation over the course of an hour would be deadly.
However, in this case the burns were due to shorter-range beta radiation. The gamma radiation exposure was estimated at 170 to 180 millisieverts.

Spring forward and fall back
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...the level of exposure of their legs was estimated to be from 2 to 6 Sv ... (my emphasis)that may have a 5 - 50% Mortality Rate.
:(


The Wiki dose rates are for whole body - your torso. The workers were exposed on the lower legs. Whole body dose was probably about 5% of the leg dose, well below 1 Sv. Still a serious exposure, their legs are likely to be badly damaged, but the workers should survive.
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Quoting chimera245:
Ouchies :(

From Link:

...the level of exposure of their legs was estimated to be from 2 to 6 Sv ... (my emphasis)

From Link - that may have a 5 - 50% Mortality Rate.

:(


ouchies is right 2000 to 6000 mSv

I'm not sure how much more serious than that it can get. What was their exposure time?
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In honor of EarthHour

Given that load-matching on EarthHour scale necessitates shutting down then restarting powerplants -- and such cycling is HIGHLY inefficient, while also causing an excess of equipment wear&tear -- I find myself wondering whether the net effect is good or bad.
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Ouchies :(

From Link:

...the level of exposure of their legs was estimated to be from 2 to 6 Sv ... (my emphasis)

From Link - that may have a 5 - 50% Mortality Rate.

:(
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1027. Patrap
Workers evacuated as radiation levels climb

Updated 15 minutes ago
Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant

The Japanese Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency says radiation levels in the ocean pose no threat to marine life or food safety. (www.greenpacks.org)

* Related Story: Uncertainty as Japan's radiation levels surge
* Related Story: Japan's PM says nuke situation dire
* Related Story: Reactor workers exposed to radioactive water

The operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant says the radioactivity in the water at the No. 2 reactor is 10 million times the usual level.

TEPCO says workers trying to cool the reactor have been have been evacuated from its turbine building.

Radiation levels in the sea off the Fukushima Daiichi plant are also on the rise as Japanese engineers struggle to pump radioactive water from the station.

The offshore radiation levels have now risen to 1,850 times normal from 1,250 on Saturday, Japan's Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency said.

Senior agency official Hidehiko Nishiyama says the radiation particles will be dispersed and diluted, posing no threat to marine life or food safety.

Meanwhile, Yukiya Amano, director-general of the UN International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), warned Japan's nuclear emergency could go on for weeks, if not months.

"This is a very serious accident by all standards. It is not yet over," he told the New York Times.

Mr Amano, a former Japanese diplomat who visited Japan after the quake, says authorities are still unsure about whether the plant's reactor cores and spent fuel are covered with the water needed to cool them.

He told the newspaper he saw a few "positive signs" with the restoration of some electric power to the plant.

"More efforts should be done to put an end to the accident," he said, adding he was not criticising Japan's response.

The IAEA says it has sent two additional teams to Japan over the past two days, one to help in monitoring radiation and one to assess food contamination.

Engineers trying to stabilise the plant have to pump out radioactive water found in buildings housing three of the six reactors.

On Thursday, three workers were taken to hospital from reactor No. 3 after stepping in water with radiation levels 10,000 times higher than usually found in a reactor.

That raised fears the core's container could be damaged.

An official from plant operator Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO) told a news conference experts still had to determine where to put some of the contaminated water while engineers were trying to fully restore the plant's power.

Two of the plant's reactors are now seen as safe but the other four are volatile, occasionally emitting steam and smoke.

However, the nuclear safety agency said on Saturday that temperature and pressure in all reactors had stabilised.

The government has said the situation was nowhere near to being resolved, although it was not deteriorating.

"We are preventing the situation from worsening," chief cabinet secretary Yukio Edano said.

"But there is still no room for complacency."

So far, no significant levels of radiation have been detected beyond the vicinity of the plant in Fukushima.

The crisis at the plant, 240 kilometres north of Tokyo, has overshadowed a relief and recovery effort from the magnitude 9.0 quake and the huge tsunami it triggered on March 11 that left more than 27,100 people dead or missing in north-east Japan.

- Reuters
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1026. Patrap
RTnews: Radiation levels in the sea near Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant have spiked to more than 1,000 times the norm. It's been over two weeks now since the devastating earthquake and tsunami which caused the accident at the facility. The official death toll from the disaster stands at over 10,000 people, with many more missing or homeless. Emergency teams are still struggling to control the situation at the stricken Fukushima nuclear plant. Several workers sustained radiation burns while installing cables as part of efforts to restore the critical cooling systems. Nuclear energy experts say the damage to the site is having a dangerous effect on the environment and people's health.


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Quoting Neapolitan:
Kyodo: 10 mil. times normal level of radioactivity in water at No. 2 reactor


We have added some zeros.

10^6.

I hope we don't see more. Those thousand-fold jumps are a bit disconcerting. If I were in charge of this mess, there would be men with machine guns stationed in TEPCO's offices making very sure everyone understood how important this is. The US military should be invited in to direct the crisis if no one else is willing to step in.

The US Navy and Air Force no doubt have a lot of information by now, but they are not sharing either. If anything really concerns me right now, it is that. Where is the Department of Defense on the reactor crisis? Not front and center.

Please note carefully: this is not a political comment - I am very concerned about the awful flow of information in a very serious crisis. And now Japan is pointing the finger at TEPCO and basically saying: "it's all yours." That is not the way to run this particular operation, in my humble opinion. There is a serious crisis management problem, and what a poor choice of disasters for it.

WTO
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1024. Patrap




Area forecast discussion
National Weather Service New Orleans la
1144 PM CDT Sat Mar 26 2011



Long term...
long term forecast still one of very low confidence. 12z GFS
solution significantly out of step with 06z GFS...a majority of
00z GFS members...and the 00z and 12z European model (ecmwf). There is some support
for 12z GFS by the 12z Gem...but a slow moving strong closed low
moving along the Gulf Coast is climatologically not favored. 12z
European model (ecmwf) does seem to fit somewhat with the previous forecast
solution...so will not make any changes for the extended forecast
in this package. 35
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Quoting Neapolitan:

Well, No. 2 is the reactor for which a core breach is suspected, and the one for which a large vertical crack has been seen. I'm no nuclear physicist, but I'd say if the water is that radioactive, there's a good chance there is a serious breach...


I just heard, on the link above, that nuclear fission is possibly happening in reactor #2. They say that the radiation that is leaking from #2 has a very short half life. Let us keep our fingers crossed that this situation does not degrade further.
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Quoting Some1Has2BtheRookie:


I would guess that suggests the core is approaching full melt down? No. 3 reactor has the plutonium, correct?

Well, No. 2 is the reactor for which a core breach is suspected, and the one for which a large vertical crack has been seen. I'm no nuclear physicist, but I'd say if the water is that radioactive, there's a good chance there is a serious breach...
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Quoting flsky:
If this plays out, I would love it!



Yeah me too!

Without adding any bias of what I want, at the very least much of Central and North Florida has multiple opportunities for some good beneficial rain. As to how much, we'll find out in time. I'm expecting at least some heavy rain for many of us.
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1020. Skyepony (Mod)
19P BUNE

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http://wwitv.com/tv_channels/6810.htm
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Quoting Neapolitan:
Kyodo: 10 mil. times normal level of radioactivity in water at No. 2 reactor


I would guess that suggests the core is approaching full melt down? No. 3 reactor has the plutonium, correct?
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1017. flsky
If this plays out, I would love it!
Quoting Jedkins01:


Yeah the computer models are going to town next week here in Florida. I would love to see all this crazy weather, but the models may be overdoing it a bit, time will tell.

But, if models continue to show what they are showing, and they do verify, we are gonna have an unusually exciting week of weather for late March/early April :)
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Quoting KEEPEROFTHEGATE:
test


Test complete. We are going live in 3....2...
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Kyodo: 10 mil. times normal level of radioactivity in water at No. 2 reactor
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Quoting RastaSteve:
Guys some of the models are showing over 10" of rain in C FL by next Saturday. Amazing to see this much rain in forecast for this time of year. NWS of melbourne is saying temps aloft at 500 milibars is forecast to -12 to -14 on Monday. Basically that means C FL could see severe wx Monday with such steep lapse rates. Monday thru Wed looks to be very wet in C FL then summertime seabreeze storms on Thursday and Friday/Saturday could have flooding type rains across all of the FL Penisula.

P.S You guys in GA,AL,and SC stay safe and take cover when a warning is sounded.


Yeah the computer models are going to town next week here in Florida. I would love to see all this crazy weather, but the models may be overdoing it a bit, time will tell.

But, if models continue to show what they are showing, and they do verify, we are gonna have an unusually exciting week of weather for late March/early April :)
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1013. flsky
Quoting RTLSNK:


The "Canadian Sphynx" is recognized by Cat Fancy Associations as being a unique and healthy breed. One of them won the TICA International Cat of the Year Award in 2006. They are from Toronto, Canada, eh?
(Inside joke for Orca and Keeper) :)

Looks cold and with tears in his eyes.
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1012. KEEPEROFTHEGATE (Mod)
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Quoting KEEPEROFTHEGATE:

you have to copy and paste image code into box after you click on image bar make sure the complete address and size are embeded with in the box when you copy do not include http:// that is added for you in the image box remember only one http://


OK......when my head quits spinning, I'll try harder......SHOWOFF !!!! :) thanks
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1010. flsky
To the person who said we had the same computer, plus the same computer settings, the other night -- would you please tell what your Java settings are? Thanks!
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Quoting KEEPEROFTHEGATE:


Here in Florida, that is not a very familiar sound, but its not that we don't have tornadoes, we have lots of them, we just don't have sirens or basements! lol

Good thing most of our large amount of tornadoes here are either F0 to F1, stronger tornadoes F3 or greater are a lot less common here than in the plains.
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Quoting Grothar:


Hey, Euro! Looks like we are finally going to get a little rain in Florida finally. It is very dry.


Unfortunately for you, the real heavy rain will probably be further north up in Central and North Florida, my area. That's where the front will be stalling and the most lift and convergence will occur. At least that's what is expected anyway.

Hopefully though, you can get some sort of significant lifting to occur down there in South Florida that isn't in the forecast. That does sometimes happen, and there will be very high moisture of course down there to work with upcoming this week.
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lOOKS LIKE SOMEONE IS TRYING TO CRASH THE SITE AGAIN....
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1006. flsky
Quoting KEEPEROFTHEGATE:

Incredible image - is this why my FM radio reception has been so crappy lately?
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1005. KEEPEROFTHEGATE (Mod)
test
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1004. KEEPEROFTHEGATE (Mod)

you have to copy and paste image code into box after you click on image bar make sure the complete address and size are embeded with in the box when you copy do not include http:// that is added for you in the image box remember only one http://
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When trying to post an image, and you get the red x instead, what is the most likely thing you're not doing correctly?
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1001. KEEPEROFTHEGATE (Mod)
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1000. KEEPEROFTHEGATE (Mod)
Quoting Neapolitan:
Kyodo: Over 1,000 millisieverts per hour found in water at No. 2 reactor.

That's 100 rems, or roughly equivalent to getting 55 dental X-rays every second. (Or to use the BED, the same as eating 2,777 bananas every second.)

Not good...
thats a lot of bananas
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Quoting jasoniscoolman2011x:
THE BIG HURRICANE!!



for the last time it not called a hurricane overe there they are called TROPICAL CYCLONE soi this one is now being called SEVERE TROPICAL CYCLONE BUNE


it is not a hurricane they are called Cyclone overe there
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Keep an eye on the Cesium. Spell it as you may. . . Gnight....
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