Arctic sea ice volume now one-fifth its 1979 level

By: Dr. Jeff Masters , 2:52 AM GMT on February 19, 2013

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The stunning loss of Arctic sea ice extent in recent years is undeniable--satellite measurements have conclusively shown that half of the Arctic sea ice went missing in September 2012, compared to the average September during 1979 - 2000. But the extent of ice cover is not the best measure of how the fire raging in Earth's attic is affecting sea ice--the total volume of the ice is more important. But up until 2010, we didn't have the measurements needed to say how the total volume of ice in the Arctic might be changing. Scientists relied on the University of Washington PIOMAS model, which suggested that the loss of Arctic sea ice volume during September might be approaching 75% - 80%. The model results were widely criticized by climate change skeptics as being unrealistic. However, in April 2010, a new satellite called Cryostat-2 was launched, which can measure ice volume by beaming pulses of microwave energy off of the ice. With two years of data to Cryosat-2 data to analyze, the results of the PIOMAS model have now been confirmed by a study published on-line in February 2013 in Geophysical Research Letters. In a University of Washington news release, co-author Axel Schweiger said, "people had argued that 75 to 80 percent ice volume loss was too aggressive. What this new paper shows is that our ice loss estimates may have been too conservative, and that the recent decline is possibly more rapid." The U.K.'s Natural Environmental Research Council reported that the team of scientists found that from 2003 to 2012, the volume of Arctic sea ice declined 36% in the autumn and 9% in the winter. The measure of sea ice volume is a good indicator of how the Arctic's most stable, "multi-year" ice is fairing. As the multi-year ice declines, sea ice extent, the total area covered by sea ice, in an "Arctic death spiral". The new study shows that thick, multi-year ice has disappeared in areas north of Greenland, around the Canadian Archipelago, and to the northeast of Svalbard, Norway.


Figure 1. Arctic sea ice volume in thousands of cubic kilometers during the September minimum in 1979 compared to 2012, as estimated by the University of Washington PIOMAS model. Arctic seas ice volume has declined by more than a factor of five. Image credit; Andy Lee Robinson.


Figure 2. The Polar-5 aircraft, carrying the EM instrument that was used to validate Cryosat-2 sea ice thickness measurements, flying over the validation site. Image credit: R. Willatt.

Why care about Arctic sea ice loss?
If you remove an area of sea ice 43% the size of the contiguous U.S. from the ocean, like occurred in September 2012, it is guaranteed to have a significant impact on weather and climate. The extra heat and moisture added to the atmosphere as a result of all that open water over the pole may already be altering jet stream patterns in fall and winter, bringing an increase in extreme weather events. The record sea ice loss in 2012 also contributed to an unprecedented melting event in Greenland. Continued sea ice loss will further increase melting from Greenland, contributing to sea level rise and storm surge damages. Sea ice loss will also continue to crank up the thermostat over Arctic permafrost regions. This will potentially release a significant fraction of the vast amounts of carbon currently locked in the permafrost, further accelerating global warming.

Related Posts
Earth's attic is on fire: Arctic sea ice bottoms out at a new record low (September 2012)
Half of the polar ice cap is missing: Arctic sea ice hits a new record low. September 6, 2012 blog post
Wunderground's Sea Ice page
Arctic Death Spiral Bombshell: CryoSat-2 Confirms Sea Ice Volume Has Collapsed by Joe Romm at climateprogress.org.

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Quoting 1900hurricane:
I honestly wish I was more interested in climatology. But I'm not, so I think I'll abstain from the blog today unless something interesting happens.
1900......... Give me a big hug... I am with you 100%
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Quoting 1900hurricane:
I honestly wish I was more interested in climatology. But I'm not, so I think I'll abstain from the blog today unless something interesting happens.


Agreed. I'm more interested in the tornado warning in California, as well as the potential tornadoes on Thursday.
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I honestly wish I was more interested in climatology. But I'm not, so I think I'll abstain from the blog today unless something interesting happens.
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Quoting AussieStorm:

but the 40-80mm on Friday means a very rainy day.


naa.. I love 80s in very weather. rainy humid weather in the 80s is terrible for me..

Quoting AussieStorm:

That must be where TWC names Winter Storm Q is.


I meant to say 2'... not inches
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Quoting DoctorDave1:
If you will look closely at the chart in your 1st link, you will see that the sea level has actually dropped recently.
Hmmm...

SLR
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Quoting trHUrrIXC5MMX:

great.. those are the best temperature readings for me..

but the 40-80mm on Friday means a very rainy day.
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Quoting AGWcreationists:


First of all, the attempt to disparage skeptics by calling them deniers is not elevated in any manner by saying others have done it in the past. It is clearly an attempt to compare AGW skeptics to slimeball Holocaust deniers.
Again, the word "denial" predates the Holocaust by at least four centuries. Your statement is, thus, bogus, and any connection you see is clearly of your own making.
Quoting AGWcreationists:
Second, you may want to pretend that applying the scientific method to approach AGW from a position of skepticism is not possible, but many scientists do just that. Just as Clovis first used to be 'settled' science, AGW orthodoxy that relies on muscling aside contradictory opinions shows its own insecurity.
A) You may be confusing "presenting mountains of incontrovertible data showing mans's thumbprint on warming" with "muscling aside contradictory opinions". When a Flat Earther is ignored, it's not because the Spherical Earth orthodoxy is silencing him out of their own insecurity; they just know that he was long ago proven wrong, and they're tired of his endless attmepts to raise them over and over and over... B) Can you please provide the names of those "many scientists"?*
Quoting AGWcreationists:
I have shown, there have been rapid rates of warming in the past. So can some or all of the recent warming be due to natural cyclical factors?
No. Because, as you've been shown, the planet would be cooling at the moment were it not for the 3.4 million tons of CO2 we humans pump into the air each and every hour of each and every day.

I'll leave you with the three absolutes of climate change:

1) The planet is rapaidly warming.

2) That warming is from an overbalance of atmospheric CO2.

3) That extra CO2 is from our unimpede burning of fossil fuels.

All else is just details...

* Wait, I found them:

CC
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Quoting LargoFl:
How much does the average human exhale in a day?..co2?...you keep up with this global warming caused by man, there will be a Tax on each human being..Think on that..i dont trust them one bit..next it will be an implanted chip to monitor how manty times a day you exhale and will be taxed monthly for it..seems far out huh.......we all see..red light camera's to catch and fine your car huh. they NEED your money..now they will have a way to fine you..just for breathing and releasing co2.......far fetched huh..i really do not think so...those that put down global warming I salute you,its a tax gimmic for sure in my view


Exhaled CO2 is part of the carbon cycle. It does not contribute to the increase. Plants take up CO2 and use it for growth. We eat the plants, or we eat the animals that eat the plants, and return it to the air whilst breathing. There is no net increase in CO2
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Quoting trHUrrIXC5MMX:
Warnings expanding (pink colors) for central US States..



nearly 2" of snow could be possible in some places

That must be where TWC names Winter Storm Q is.
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Quoting LargoFl:
How much does the average human exhale in a day?..co2?...you keep up with this global warming caused by man, there will be a Tax on each human being..Think on that..i dont trust them one bit..next it will be an implanted chip to monitor how manty times a day you exhale and will be taxed monthly for it..seems far out huh.......we all see..red light camera's to catch and fine your car huh. they NEED your money..now they will have a way to fine you..just for breathing and releasing co2.......far fetched huh..i really do not think so...those that put down global warming I salute you,its a tax gimmic for sure in my view

We have a tax here, also a mining tax. The Mining tax was forecast to bring in $2bil in the 1st year. The half yearly numbers was published last week and the Govt has only gotten $126mil. So about 1/8th in 6 months. The half yearly Carbon Tax have not been published as of yet, they will be interesting.
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Quoting LargoFl:

How much does the average human exhale in a day?..co2?...you keep up with this global warming caused by man, there will be a Tax on each human being..Think on that..i dont trust them one bit..next it will be an implanted chip to monitor how manty times a day you exhale and will be taxed monthly for it..seems far out huh.......we all see..red light camera's to catch and fine your car huh. they NEED your money..now they will have a way to fine you..just for breathing and releasing co2.......far fetched huh..i really do not think so...those that put down global warming I salute you,its a tax gimmic for sure in my view


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Quoting greenengineer:
The four stages of climate change denial.
1. Nothing is happening
2. Something is happening, but man isn't causing it.
3. Something is happening, and man is causing it, but it will be beneficial.
4. It's too late to fix it.



For AGWs:
1) The science is settled.
2) Something is happening, and we will ignore it if it doesn't fit our faith.
3) Give us the MONEY, even if we can't fix it.
4) Our agenda is to minimize the use of fossil fuels.

#4: I agree with this. There are many beneficial things that can be done to change energy generation. But, the big boys don't really want to do this. Instead, they want to establish a world government where everyone is GIVEN a piece of the pie, whether they earned it or not. China will be laughing all the way to the bank when that happens.
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Warnings expanding (pink colors) for central US States..



nearly 2' of snow could be possible in some places
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Quoting trHUrrIXC5MMX:


yeah... temperatures are a problem for that one if we want snow at the coast like for Nemo...

We should keep checking this one carefully. I agree with the interior snow and coastal rain/mix...

by the way..how much snow you got from Plato?

About 3.5".
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Cute little thing...

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Quoting MAweatherboy1:

Yep, another one to watch! Models have been typically inconsistent, but I think some precip is likely Saturday night and Sunday. My concern is what type- looks like it could be too warm for all snow, especially if the GFS is right. Might be a northern ski area snow event and more of a messy mix for us.


yeah... temperatures are a problem for that one if we want snow at the coast like for Nemo...

We should keep checking this one carefully. I agree with the interior snow and coastal rain/mix... still way far out

by the way..how much snow you got from Plato?
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430. HadesGodWyvern (Mod)
Comparison from JTWC and RSMC Seychelles
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WTXS31 PGTW 191500
MSGID/GENADMIN/JOINT TYPHOON WRNCEN PEARL HARBOR HI//
SUBJ/TROPICAL CYCLONE 16S (HARUNA) WARNING NR 002//
RMKS/
1. TROPICAL CYCLONE 16S (HARUNA) WARNING NR 002

....

EXTENDED OUTLOOK:
48 HRS, VALID AT:
211200Z --- 23.1S 42.0E
MAX SUSTAINED WINDS - 050 KT, GUSTS 065 KT
WIND RADII VALID OVER OPEN WATER ONLY
RADIUS OF 034 KT WINDS - 075 NM NORTHEAST QUADRANT
075 NM SOUTHEAST QUADRANT
070 NM SOUTHWEST QUADRANT
070 NM NORTHWEST QUADRANT
VECTOR TO 72 HR POSIT: 125 DEG/ 04 KTS
---

WTIO30 FMEE 191835
RSMC / TROPICAL CYCLONE CENTER / LA REUNION
TROPICAL CYCLONE FORECAST WARNING (SOUTH-WEST INDIAN OCEAN)
0.A WARNING NUMBER: 6/9/20122013
1.A MODERATE TROPICAL STORM 9 (HARUNA)

...

48 HRS: 22.8S 42.8E - 80 knots (CYCLONE Tropical)
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Quoting JNCali:


The comment you just made clearly demonstrates your bold willingness to address atypical blogger observations with fearless abandonment and clarity... duh! ;)





LOL! I'm glad I can address a typical blogger...:D At least I'm not shy to do so...

Quoting AussieStorm:

Good Morning WunderGirl


Good Morning. :-) It's evening for me...lol
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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
217 PM PST TUE FEB 19 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SACRAMENTO HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
WEST CENTRAL BUTTE COUNTY IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA...
EXTREME NORTHEASTERN GLENN COUNTY IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA...
SOUTH CENTRAL TEHAMA COUNTY IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF CORNING...

* UNTIL 245 PM PST

* AT 212 PM PST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO NEAR VINA...OR 6
MILES EAST OF CORNING...MOVING EAST AT 5 MPH.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

WHEN A TORNADO WARNING IS ISSUED BASED ON DOPPLER RADAR...IT MEANS
THAT STRONG ROTATION HAS BEEN DETECTED IN THE STORM. A TORNADO MAY
ALREADY BE ON THE GROUND...OR IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP SHORTLY. IF YOU
ARE IN THE PATH OF THIS DANGEROUS STORM...MOVE INDOORS AND TO THE
LOWEST LEVEL OF THE BUILDING. STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS. IF DRIVING...DO
NOT SEEK SHELTER UNDER A HIGHWAY OVERPASS.


&&

LAT...LON 4006 12199 3984 12182 3974 12203 3982 12216
3992 12220
TIME...MOT...LOC 2215Z 266DEG 5KT 3993 12206

$$

PCH
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Quoting LargoFl:
How much does the average human exhale in a day?..co2?...you keep up with this global warming caused by man, there will be a Tax on each human being..
.. I think we've jumped this shark a while back...
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Quoting trHUrrIXC5MMX:
@ MAboy1..

I have checked the forecast this weekend...possible snow-impacting nor'easter again this weekend?

12Z GFS

Yep, another one to watch! Models have been typically inconsistent, but I think some precip is likely Saturday night and Sunday. My concern is what type- looks like it could be too warm for all snow, especially if the GFS is right. Might be a northern ski area snow event and more of a messy mix for us.
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Quoting AussieStorm:

I've got a wet and mild week ahead of me here in Sydney.


great.. those are the best temperature readings for me..
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Quoting JNCali:


The comment you just made clearly demonstrates your bold willingness to address atypical blogger observations with fearless abandonment and clarity... duh! ;)





Yeah..that was a bit scary to me
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Quoting trHUrrIXC5MMX:

AUSSIE!! Hi, I still see that there the very hot days are still around...I know it's summer but...

well.. not taking the forecast far though

I've got a wet and mild week ahead of me here in Sydney.

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How much does the average human exhale in a day?..co2?...you keep up with this global warming caused by man, there will be a Tax on each human being..Think on that..i dont trust them one bit..next it will be an implanted chip to monitor how manty times a day you exhale and will be taxed monthly for it..seems far out huh.......we all see..red light camera's to catch and fine your car huh. they NEED your money..now they will have a way to fine you..just for breathing and releasing co2.......far fetched huh..i really do not think so...those that put down global warming I salute you,its a tax gimmic for sure in my view
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420. HadesGodWyvern (Mod)
Seychelles Meteorological Services
Tropical Cyclone Advisory #6
TEMPETE TROPICALE MODEREE HARUNA (09-20122013)
22:00 PM RET February 19 2013
=======================================

At 18:00 PM UTC, Moderate Tropical Storm Haruna (986 hPa) located at 21.6S 41.2E has 10 minute sustained winds of 45 knots with gusts of 65 knots. The cyclone is reported as moving south at 3 knots.

Gale Force Winds
===================
80 NM radius from the center, extending up to 100 NM in the northwestern quadrant, and up to 150 NM in the eastern semi-circle

Near Gale Force Winds
======================
100 NM radius from the center, extending up to 120 NM in the northwestern quadrant, up to 180 NM in the southeastern quadrant, and up to 190 NM in the northeastern quadrant

Dvorak Intensity: T3.5/3.5/D0.5/12 HRS

Forecast and Intensity
=======================
12 HRS: 22.1S 41.4E - 50 knots (Forte Tempête Tropicale)
24 HRS: 22.6S 41.7E - 55 knots (Forte Tempête Tropicale)
48 HRS: 22.8S 42.8E - 80 knots (CYCLONE Tropical)
72 HRS: 23.8S 44.6E - Depression sur Terre

Additional Information
========================
Latest infrared and microwave imagery (WINDSAT 1532z) show that Haruna is becoming better organized, with some good vorticity and some building inner-core features although it is currently associated with a rather large rmw. Within the next 24-36 hours, the low is expected to keep on drifting slowly southward toward a weak in the subtropical belt. Beyond, numerical weather prediction models are now in agreement for a globally east to east southeastwards track under the steering influence of a broad mid level trough transiting south of 30.0s.

If that philosophy seems approved by most of the guidance, some significant differences remains in chronology and cap variation...ECMWF ensemble system members are all globally oriented near this forecast track toward the southwestern Madagascar ... and the present forecast is in the middle of the ensemble tracks. Over high energetic potential seas (29-30C) and under the upper level ridge, system is expected to gradually strengthen until landfall.The slow track expected by RSMC should however limit the maximum intensity due to negative oceanic retro-action by cooling water surface.

Haruna presents a potential threat for the southwestern coasts of Madagascar with a potential direct hit within the next 2 to 3 days. Currently, coastal areas between Morombe and southwards to Cap Sainte-Marie is the potential landfall area. Inhabitants of that area should monitor the progress of this system and stay tuned with information provided by their national weather services.
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419. HadesGodWyvern (Mod)
Philippines Atmospheric Geophysical Astronomical Services and Administration
Tropical Cyclone Bulletin #7
TROPICAL DEPRESSION CRISING
5:00 AM PhST February 20 2013
==============================

Tropical Depression "CRISING" continues to track west northwest and is now over the Sulu Sea

At 4:00 AM PhST, Tropical Depression Crising (1004 hPa) located at 7.5°N 120.8°E or 140 km northwest of Zamboanga City has 10 minute sustained winds of 25 knots. The depression is reported as moving west northwest at 12 knots.

Signal Warnings
=================

Signal Warnings #1
------------------

Luzon Region
=============
1. southern Palawan

Mindanao Region
================
1. Zamboanga del Norte
2. Zamboanga del Sur
3. Zamboanga Sibugay
4. Basilan
5. Sulu

Additional Information
======================
Public Storm Warning Signal elsewhere is now lowered.

Residents living in low lying and mountainous areas under public storm warning signal #1 are alerted against possible flash floods and landslides.

Estimated rainfall amount is from 5-15 mm per hour (moderate to heavy) within the 300 km diameter of the tropical depression.

Fishing boats and other small seacrafts are advised not to venture out into the northern, eastern and southern seaboards of Luzon, the central and eastern seaboards of Visayas and eastern seaboard of Mindanao.

Meanwhile, the Low Pressure Area was estimated at 220 km northwest of Puerto Princesa City (11.0°N, 117.0°E) The public and the disaster coordinating councils concerned are advised to take appropriate actions and watch for the next bulletin to be issued at 11 AM today.
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Quoting WunderGirl12:


HI AUSSIE

Good Morning WunderGirl
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417. VR46L
Quoting ncstorm:
Never thought I would say this but thank you for the Nascar discussion..

it scared "them" away


Only for a while LOL
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Quoting KarenRei:


Haha, everyone always forgets about Iceland, it's okay ;) Cool that you know Iceland, though - if you know the areas, I live in Hafnarfjörður but am looking to buy land to build in Mosfellsdalur

Nothing much to report on the weather here lately - sometimes it's quite crazy, but the forecast is just more "drizzly and unseasonably warm". Thankfully no more storms like the one that ripped a body panel off my car a month ago ;)

A storm ripped a panel off your car, damn, that must of been some wind.
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@ MAboy1..

I have checked the forecast this weekend...possible snow-impacting nor'easter again this weekend?

12Z GFS
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Quoting WunderGirl12:


Thanks JNCali! I wouldn't mind the position. :) Just out of curiosity, but why would I make a good Mod??


The comment you just made clearly demonstrates your bold willingness to address atypical blogger observations with fearless abandonment and clarity... duh! ;)
Quoting WunderGirl12:


LOL! poor you Doppler! :D



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413. VR46L
Quoting PalmBeachWeather:
Maybe Ricky Bobby??
Quoting PalmBeachWeather:
Maybe Ricky Bobby??


LOL
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Quoting ncstorm:
Never thought I would say this but thank you for the Nascar discussion..

it scared "them" away


We are good at what we do.... lol
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Quoting trHUrrIXC5MMX:


he is just kidding..lol...Hi wu girl..


Hi trHUrrIXC5MMX
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Here's the afternoon discussion out of the Shreveport, LA NWS office:

.DISCUSSION...
SFC HIGH PRESSURE NEARLY OVHD THIS AFTN...WITH SFC LOW DEEPENING
QUICKLY OVER PANHANDLES OVERNIGHT. DESPITE LIGHT EAST WINDS
OVER EAST TX...BECMG GUSTIER TOWARDS CENTRAL TX...DEWPOINTS LOWER
FURTHER WEST...WITH MAINLY UPPER TEENS TO LOWER 20S OVER CENTRAL TX.
THEREFORE...DO NOT SEE REASON FOR DEWPOINTS TO INCREASE OVERNIGHT
AND RADIATION COOLING TO OCCUR AT LEAST THRU MIDNIGHT...WITH SLOW
ADVANCEMENT OF MID/UPPER LVL CLOUDS FROM WEST. SO HAVE LOWERED OVERNIGHT
TEMPS A FEW DEGREES...RANGING THRU THE 30S FOR THE MOST PART. AS
THESE HIGH BASED CLOUDS THICKEN...SOME LIGHT RAIN MAY OCCUR IN
ISENTROPIC LIFT ACROSS MAINLY EAST TX TOWARDS DAYBREAK...AND
EVAPORATIVE COOLING EFFECTS TO LIKELY OFFSET ANY WARMING FROM
THE ARRIVAL OF THE CLOUD BLANKET. NORTHERN SECTIONS SHOULD SEE
JUST ENOUGH WARM AIR NEAR SFC TO CONVERT ANY FRZN PCPN ALOFT TO
LIQUID RAIN WED MORNING AND DAYTIME. AFTER THIS INITIAL LIGHT
RAINFALL... SHOULD BE A BRIEF BREAK...BEFORE EMBEDDED CONVECTION
BEGINS TO SPREAD ACROSS AREA WED NIGHT...IN ADVANCE OF WARM FRONT.
LOW LVL SHEAR BECMG EXTREMELY STG WITH STG EASTERLY
COMPONENT...BENEATH A 50 TO 60 KT SSW LOW LVL JET...RESULTING FROM
INCREASING NEGATIVE TILTED TROUGH. QUESTION WILL BE HOW FAR NORTH
AND EAST WARM FRONT ADVANCES...BEFORE SFC FEATURES WRAP AROUND
ITSELF. THIS WILL DICTATE WHETHER WIDESPREAD HEAVY RAIN WITH
EMBEDDED CONVECTION...OR POSSIBLE SIGNIFICANT TORNADO OUTBREAK...DURING
THE DAY AND POSSIBLY INTO THE EVENING ON THURSDAY.

A SERIES OF SHORT WAVES WITH MEAN LONG WAVE TROUGHING TO CONTINUE
WESTERN CONUS TO KEEP COLD AIR OUT OF AREA. EXTENDED MODELS
DIFFER ON TIMING AND LOCATION OF THESE SHORT WAVES. HAVE SOME LOW
POPS IN EXTENDED./VII/.
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Quoting AussieStorm:

I am hoping for 30 fish storms. with a couple of Cat 5's

AUSSIE!! Hi, I still see that there the very hot days are still around...I know it's summer but...

well.. not taking the forecast far though
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Quoting PalmBeachWeather:
Ya think Danica has a chance?

I was pleasantly surprised she got the pole, but I don't think she will win. Of course, it is a plate track so anything can happen.
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Quoting AussieStorm:

I am hoping for 30 fish storms. with a couple of Cat 5's


HI AUSSIE
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Never thought I would say this but thank you for the Nascar discussion..

it scared "them" away
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405. VR46L
Quoting PedleyCA:


GP Bikes and GP cars are the best.


I cant wait The Ferrari looks cool this year and I have hopes for Vale ...
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Quoting WunderGirl12:


Thanks JNCali! I wouldn't mind the position. :) Just out of curiosity, but why would I make a good Mod??


he is just kidding..lol...Hi wu girl..
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Quoting washingtonian115:
i hope it's not 19.Can we have somehing different like 15?.16 maybe?.A EVEN number for once in what would be like a couple of years?.
I just don't want to see another storm running up the coast like Irene and Sandy did in 012,and 011 respectivly.But you can't avoid the enevitable.

Levi thanks for bringing up those interesting points there.I see a L.A M.S and A.L might be big targets this year.Very 05ish and I've been saying this for a while now...

I am hoping for 30 fish storms. with a couple of Cat 5's
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Starting to rain here again.
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Quoting JNCali:
Girl.. you would make a GREAT (mod)!


Thanks JNCali! I wouldn't mind the position. :) Just out of curiosity, but why would I make a good Mod??
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Quoting VR46L:


That would be very cool ..But I dare say he probably will be busy ...But ya never know maybe for all I know you are a personal friend of his
Maybe Ricky Bobby??
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Quoting WunderGirl12:


LOL! poor you Doppler! :D
Girl.. you would make a GREAT (Mod)!
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Quoting PalmBeachWeather:
Don't make me come over there Pedley


I hope she does good. I am on her side. Just that is a tough crowd.....
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Looks like we will be seeing a pattern the leads to very beneficial rain for the southeast, including here in the FL panhandle as well as north and central Florida even by late week/next week.

We'll watch it for trends. On another note, we saw beneficial rain today, although nothing special, it was more rain actually then what we had with the last front which ironically was supposed to be a huge rain maker.

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Jeff co-founded the Weather Underground in 1995 while working on his Ph.D. He flew with the NOAA Hurricane Hunters from 1986-1990.