Dark Snow Project: Crowd-Source Funded Science for Greenland

By: Dr. Jeff Masters , 3:03 PM GMT on April 26, 2013

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"There's no place on Earth that is changing faster--and no place where that change matters more--than Greenland." So said 350.org founder Bill McKibben, in a 2012 Rolling Stone magazine interview. As Earth Week 2013 draws to a close, I want to draw your attention to a unique effort to learn more about why Greenland is melting so fast--a crowd-funded research project that anyone can contribute to, which aims to answer the "burning question": How much does wildfire and industrial soot darken the ice, increasing melt? The Dark Snow Project, the first-ever Greenland expedition relying on crowd-source funding, hopes to raise $150,000 to mount a field research campaign to find out. The project is the brainchild of Dr. Jason Box, Professor at the Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland (GEUS), and one of the world's leading experts on Greenland's glaciers. He has set up a website called darksnowproject.org to help raise the funds for the field campaign, and has raised about half of the needed amount as of mid-April.


Figure 1. Over the course of several years, turbulent water overflow from a large melt lake carved this 60-foot-deep (18.3 meter-deep) canyon in Greenland's Ice Sheet (note people near left edge for scale). Image credit: Ian Joughin, University of Washington.

2012: Unprecedented melting in Greenland
Watching the weather events of 2012 over Greenland made all seasoned climate watchers a little queasy. The vast ice sheet on the island holds enough water to raise global sea levels by 7.36 meters (24.15 feet) were it all to melt, and the ice melt season of 2012 gave notice that an epic melting of the Greenland Ice Sheet may be underway. According to NOAA's 2012 Arctic Report Card, the duration of melting at the surface of the ice sheet in summer 2012 was the longest since satellite observations began in 1979, and the total amount of summer melting was nearly double the previous record, set in 2010 (satellite records of melting go back to 1979.) A rare, near-ice sheet-wide surface melt event melted 97% of the surface of Greenland's ice sheet on July 11 - 12. While a similar melt event at the summit occurred 1889, but the 1889 event has no basis in the instrumental record from coastal Greenland. It's instead likely that 2012 was Greenland's warmest summer in at least 863 years, since the medieval warm period (see http://www.meltfactor.org/blog/?p=677 and http://www.meltfactor.org/blog/?p=725). The incredibly warm temperatures have been blamed on highly unusual atmospheric circulation and jet stream changes, which were also responsible for 2012's unusually wet summer weather in England. It would not be a surprise if this sort of summer began occurring more often, since temperatures on top of the Greenland Ice Sheet have been rising six times faster than the global average during the past twenty years. A May 2013 Geophysical Research Letters paper by McGrath et al., "Recent warming at Summit, Greenland: Global context and implications", concluded that by 2025, there is a 50% chance of ice sheet-wide melt events happening annually. The ice sheet reached its darkest value on record in 2012. The darkened surface was due to below average summer snow, soot particles from pollution and forest fires, and record melting. A darker ice sheet absorbs more solar energy, in a vicious cycle that raises temperatures, melts more ice, and further darkens the ice sheet. The amount of melting that was caused by soot from forest fires is important to know, since global warming is likely to increase the amount of forest fires in coming decades. However, the amount of forest fire soot landing on the Greenland Ice Sheet is almost completely unknown, which is why Dr. Box is determined to find out, via the Dark Snow Project.


Figure 2. Smoke from a fire in Labrador, Canada wafts over the Greenland ice sheet on June 17, 2012, as seen in this cross-section view of aerosol particles taken by NASA's CALIPSO satellite. Image credit: Dr. Jason Box, Ohio State University.

Greenland causing 25% of global sea level rise
In a landmark study published in November 2012 in Science, 47 researchers from 26 laboratories reported that the amount of ice being lost from Greenland and Antarctica has tripled since the 1990s, with Greenland contributing more than twice as much to global sea level rise than Antarctica. The study, "A Reconciled Estimate of Ice-Sheet Mass Balance", found that the two ice sheets were responsible for 20% of the global sea level rise of 3.1 mm/year during the 20-year period 1992 - 2011. The remainder of the rise was due to expansion of the water due to heating of the oceans, melting of mountain glaciers, and unsustainable pumping of ground water. Said co-author Erik Ivins of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, "The pace of ice loss from Greenland is extraordinary, with nearly a five-fold increase since the mid-1990s." As of 2011, Greenland's contribution to global sea level rise on its own had risen to 20 - 25%, according to an international research group led by the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, in an article published in Earth and Planetary Science Letters on 1 June 2012. If the current exponential ice loss trends continue for the next ten years, Greenland's contribution to sea level rise will double to 1.4 mm/yr by 2022, the researchers said. Many sea level rise researchers expect global sea level to rise by about 1 meter (3.3 feet) by 2100. During the 20th century, global sea level rise was about 0.18 meters (7 inches.)


Figure 3. Monthly smoothed (purple) and unsmoothed (blue) values of the total mass lost from the Greenland Ice Sheet (in Gigatons, Gt) from measurements by the GRACE satellites between March 2002-September 2012. An approximate equivalent global sea level rise figure is on the right axis. Note that the decline in ice mass lost from Greenland is not a straight line--it is exponential, meaning that more ice loss is lost each year than in the previous year. Image credit: 2012 Arctic Report Card.

Will Antarctica be more important than Greenland for sea level rise?
Although melting from Greenland is currently raising global sea level by about a factor of two more than Antarctica melting is, that situation may change later this century. A 2013 study by Dahl-Jensen et al. looked at a new ice core drilled from the bottom-most depths of the Greenland Ice Sheet. The core suggests that the ice in Greenland may have partially survived the warm Eemian period before the Ice Age, approximately 118,000 - 126,000 years ago, when Greenland temperatures were 5- 8°C warmer than present-day temperatures. Global sea level during the Eemian was 4 - 8 meters (13 - 26 ft) higher than the present sea level, and the scientists estimated that melting from Greenland was responsible for 2 meters (6.6 ft) of this sea level rise. This implies that Antarctica was responsible for 50 - 75% of global sea level rise during the Eemian, and thus we might expect Antarctica to take over as the dominant source of sea level rise later this century, when global temperatures may to rise to levels similar to those experienced during the Eemian.

Related posts
Greenland experiences melting over 97% of its area in mid-July (July 25, 2012)
Record warmth at the top of the Greenland Ice Sheet (July 18, 2012)
Unprecedented May heat in Greenland; update on 2011 Greenland ice melt (May, 2012)
Greenland update for 2010: record melting and a massive calving event

Dr. Jason Box's blog on Greenland and the Dark Snow Project is at http://www.meltfactor.org.

The http://www.greenlandmelting.com/ website looks like a great resource for following this year's melt progression in Greenland.


Video 1. Glaciologist Dr. Jason Box and 350.org founder Bill McKibben plug the Darksnow project in this January 2013 video by Peter Sinclair. There's some impressive footage of the record Greenland snow melt of summer 2012 sweeping away a 20-ton tractor that was attempting to repair a bridge washed out by the raging Watson River on July 11, 2012 in Kangerlussauaq, Greenland. The driver escaped unharmed.

Support the Dark Snow Project
One of Dr. Box's collaborators, photographer James Balog, who created the amazing time-lapse Greenland glacier footage in the fantastic 2012 "Chasing Ice" movie, puts it like this: "Working in Greenland these past years has left me with a profound feeling of being in the middle of a decisive historic moment--the kind of moment, at least in geologic terms, that marks the grand tidal changes of history." On that note, I encourage you all to support the Dark Snow Project. Have a great weekend, everyone!

Dark Snow Project Expedition Plan 2013
Prepare and gather science equipment including a field spectrometer, snow and ice coring device, and snow metrics kit.

Travel to Iqualuit, on Baffin Island, Nunavut from home locales in California, Ohio, Michigan, Vermont and rendezvous with Dash-6 "Twin Otter" ski-equipped airplane and flight crew.

Organize cold weather survival kit.

Ferry team from Iqualuit to Kangerlussuaq, Greenland.

Fly to and land at sampling sites high on the inland ice sheet.

At each site collect snow samples from a snow pit and obtain snow cores to a minimum depth of the previous year's snow surface, and record snow properties.

Transport of team and snow samples to Greenland's capital Nuuk, where the team will rest after hustling at field sites.

Return to Iqualuit, then to respective home locales to start the data analysis and reporting phase of campaign.

Jeff Masters

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1182. Levi32
Quoting Grothar:


It's hot!!!! And I think I only live ab out 20 minutes North of Dakster. It is hot, hot, hot. BTW, if you go to FSU, what city would you be in?


Tallahassee.

I guess I thought Floridians would be accustomed to seasonable April temperatures. 76F in Miami doesn't seem that hot even to me.
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Higher moisture headed north form the southern gulf into the FL peninsula for tomorrow to replace the drier more stable air.
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1180. NRAamy
I'm just not used to them....this is my second Summer in SE Florida.....
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oh my gosh, we are still going on about this stuff. I left what 12hrs ago and it started, when will it end? Believers will believe and deniers will deny. No amount of rhetoric will make any difference. If a denier constantly posts about AGW/CC being false then they are breaking blog rules about No monomania(Rule 3). And if any newbies come in here and see no one replying to said denier and the posts are then soon enough the newbie will get the hint, if not then they to are also a denier. SIMPLE!!!

Build a bridge and get over it. Believers believe and deniers deny, and they will never agree.
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Quoting Grothar:


It's hot!!!! And I think I only live ab out 20 minutes North of Dakster. It is hot, hot, hot. BTW, if you go to FSU, what city would you be in?


There's only one possible city to be in if you're a student at FSU, its Tallahassee, unlike the peninsula, there is nothing but rolling hills full of forests with a few country homes mixed in for miles outside of this area.
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Quoting NRAamy:
Jed, those big thunderstorms scare the crap outa me.....


What are you doing in this blog then? lol jk

They can be quite scary sometimes, but that's part of the fun!

I would not want to live in a place that doesn't get many of them.
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This year's Caribbean TCHP in late April is higher than compared to 2012 and 2011. What I found interesting this year is that the area of very high TCHP is focusing in the western Caribbean, while the previous two years featured the high TCHP values concentrated in the central Caribbean. We could see at least one, maybe two major hurricanes, over the Caribbean later this year.

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1175. NRAamy
Jed, those big thunderstorms scare the crap outa me.....
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Quoting Dakster:
AK is frozen and we are broiling here in south Florida.




It has been glorious here in Tallahassee, low to mid 80's for highs, and 60's for lows with comfortable humidity and nice breezes.

However, I'm getting anxious for the days when daily thunderstorms are reliable, its worth sacrificing comfort in the horrible stickiness for the sake of experiencing big thunderstorms :)
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Quoting Tazmanian:




that was rude you go jump off the cliff




if you cant learn too say some in nic then dont say any thing at all


all so where are the modes? commets like this sould be re move ASAP or you may nevere here the end of it and a warning sent too the user that made the commet

Taz, that was counterintuitive. You can't say Wash telling someone to jump off a cliff is rude and a violation of rules and then turn around and do it yourself lol.
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1172. Grothar
Quoting Levi32:


You're right I'm freezing, but Florida looks seasonable?

P.S. Can you spot the snow pack in North Dakota?



It's hot!!!! And I think I only live ab out 20 minutes North of Dakster. It is hot, hot, hot. BTW, if you go to FSU, what city would you be in?
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Quoting Levi32:


You're right I'm freezing, but Florida looks seasonable?

P.S. Can you spot the snow pack in North Dakota?



Meanwhile things just aint right in Texas.

Drier air has worked into the area in the mid levels of the atmosphere after last night's rains. A few isolated storms have developed with heating. Looks like fewer showers thru Monday as moisture remains limited above the surface. Tuesday an upper low develops near the area so we'll have a few more showers. Best moisture will be east of the low though. Strong cold front arrives Thursday with record low Friday and Saturday morning's.
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1170. NRAamy
Taz, you should be made a mod.
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Quoting washingtonian115:
Oh lord your type again..Go jump off a cliff please.I wasn't raised there so I could really care less the amount of Spanish stations.




that was rude you go jump off the cliff




if you cant learn too say some in nic then dont say any thing at all


all so where are the modes? commets like this sould be re move ASAP or you may nevere here the end of it and a warning sent too the user that made the commet
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Quoting dfwstormwatch:

Looks like the CMC wants to paint a tropical storm near the FL Coast wednesday afternoon...


It looks like some sort of convective feedback on that particular run. Doubtful it will be there tomorrow.
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1167. Levi32
Quoting Dakster:
AK is frozen and we are broiling here in south Florida.



You're right I'm freezing, but Florida looks seasonable?

P.S. Can you spot the snow pack in North Dakota?

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1166. auspiv
Quoting washingtonian115:
#1157 - Oh lord your type again..Go jump off a cliff please.I wasn't raised there so I could really care less the amount of Spanish stations.
"Go jump off a cliff please" - nice. "I could really care less" - you're saying you do care, because there is still a bit of caring to lose before you don't care at all.

When I joined this site, I read everyone's comments and appreciated them equally. Yours slowly started to get more and more negative and hostile and "whiny", for lack of a better word.

Now you're suggesting people commit suicide? My ignore list is currently zero users, but with one more comment like the one quoted above, and you'll be the lucky first resident of Ignoreville.
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Quoting dfwstormwatch:

Looks like the CMC wants to paint a tropical storm near the FL Coast wednesday afternoon...

A 1010 millibar, one-isobar-closed low in the northeastern Gulf is undoubtedly NOT a tropical storm. It's not a tropical depression either.

Almost definitely does not qualify as even something worth watching.
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Quoting dfwstormwatch:

Looks like the CMC wants to paint a tropical storm near the FL Coast wednesday afternoon...


Looks like a weak low with no closed isbobars. Result = nothing tropical.
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Weatherbell animation of cut off next week.

Link
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1162. Grothar
good evening, Grasshopper
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1161. ncstorm
came back to post this..

Ryan Maue ‏@RyanMaue 11s

500-mb vorticity animation (19mb GIF) shows cut-off formation & complicated pattern of vortices off E. Coast.

Link
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Read your post #1104!
Go milk.
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Looks like the CMC wants to paint a tropical storm near the FL Coast wednesday afternoon...
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1158. Dakster
AK is frozen and we are broiling here in south Florida.

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Quoting Gearsts:
We like globes

We know someone who loves it now he want to destroy it I think his name is Kim Jong something or other so don't love it too much
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Post 1119.
I was raised in South Florida. Spanish and other language stations are all over S. Florida.
If you are clueless about a topic..........don't comment!
Your only showing your daily ignorance.
Lots of great thoughts on this site.
Your are not.
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Riverside, California (Airport)
Updated: 5:53 PM PDT on April 28, 2013
Clear
80 F
Clear
Humidity: 36%
Dew Point: 51 F
Wind: 9 mph from the West
Pressure: 29.81 in (Steady)
Visibility: 10.0 miles
UV: 1 out of 16
Pollen: 5.70 out of 12
Pollen Forecast new!
Clouds:
Clear -
(Above Ground Level)
Elevation: 817 ft

Yesterdays Airport high 88F, today 86F Was 86F here and is 82.8 currently. Edit: Normal is 78/53

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1152. Gearsts
Quoting PedleyCA:
You people need to stop playing with your Globes.....
We like globes
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For Levi.

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
351 PM AKDT SUN APR 28 2013

...RECORD COLD MORNING IN INTERIOR ALASKA...

COLD TEMPERATURES CONTINUE TO GRIP NORTHERN ALASKA. MANY STATIONS
IN THE CENTRAL AND EASTERN INTERIOR SHATTERED RECORD LOW
TEMPERATURES THIS MORNING. FOR EXAMPLE...THE LOW TEMPERATURE OF
1 ABOVE ZERO AT EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE BROKE THE PREVIOUS RECORD
OF 16 ABOVE WHICH WAS SET IN 1945.

THE LOW TEMPERATURE OF 2 ABOVE ZERO AT THE FAIRBANKS AIRPORT IS
THE THIRD LOWEST TEMPERATURE THIS LATE IN THE SPRING. THE LAST
TIME IT WAS THIS COLD SO LATE IN THE SEASON WAS ON MAY 9TH 1964
WHEN THE TEMPERATURE AT THE AIRPORT BOTTOMED OUT AT 1 BELOW ZERO.
THE NORMAL LOW TEMPERATURE FOR APRIL 28TH IN FAIRBANKS IS 30
ABOVE.

IN ADDITION TO NEW RECORD LOW TEMPERATURES OBSERVED THIS
MORNING...MANY STATIONS TIED OR BROKE RECORDS FOR THE COLDEST HIGH
TEMPERATURE YESTERDAY AFTERNOON. TEMPERATURES FAILED TO CLIMB OUT
OF THE 20S ACROSS MUCH OF THE INTERIOR ON SATURDAY. THE FAIRBANKS
AIRPORT REACHED 29 ABOVE ON THE 27TH...WHICH TIES THE COLDEST MAXIMUM
TEMPERATURE FOR THAT DAY WHICH WAS SET IN 1935. NORMAL HIGHS IN
LATE APRIL ARE IN THE UPPER 40S AND LOWER 50S.

THE EXTENDED COLD SPELL THIS MONTH HAS PUT THE BREAKS ON SNOWMELT
AND THE BREAKUP OF RIVER ICE IN NORTHERN ALASKA. THIS APRIL IS
CURRENTLY EXPECTED TO BE THE THIRD COLDEST ON RECORD. THE LAST TIME
FAIRBANKS HAS SEEN AN APRIL THIS COLD WAS BACK IN 1924.

BELOW IS A SUMMARY OF LOW TEMPERATURES REPORTED THIS MORNING. ONLY
LONG TERM STATIONS WITH A SUFFICIENT PERIOD OF RECORD HAVE BEEN
IDENTIFIED IF A RECORD LOW WAS BROKEN.

CIRCLE HOT SPRINGS............9 BELOW
SALCHA RIVER-MILE 25..........9 BELOW
CHENA HOT SPRINGS.............8 BELOW
GOLDSTREAM CR (FAIRBANKS).....6 BELOW
SMITH LAKE (UAF)..............6 BELOW
TOK...........................6 BELOW
EAGLE.........................5 BELOW* (OLD RECORD 2 ABOVE 1927)
LIVENGOOD.....................3 BELOW
DENALI VISITOR CENTER.........2 BELOW
EIELSON AFB...................1 ABOVE* (OLD RECORD 16 ABOVE 1945)
COLLEGE OBSERVATORY...........2 ABOVE* (OLD RECORD 18 ABOVE 1992)
FAIRBANKS AIRPORT.............2 ABOVE* (OLD RECORD 8 ABOVE 1924)
DELTA JUNCTION................3 ABOVE* (OLD RECORD 15 ABOVE 1972)

* INDICATES NEW RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE

$$
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You people need to stop playing with your Globes.....
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1149. Gearsts
Quoting SFLWeatherman:
18Z GFS caribbean!?!?


Shear convection
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Quoting Grothar:


Don't get funny. I may not be commenting,but I watch everything. Besides, my globe is bigger than yours




i saw it 1st
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1147. Levi32
Quoting FutureWx6221:


looks like it spat out a MLC or something...system will develop but the competing circulation is causing a little bit of a problem for it. i give it another 24 hours before we get a depression

and just to be sure, its spinning counterclockwise because its in the southern hemisphere, not because the government flipped the sat image right?

*edit* although i'm a little more convinced at its organization looking at the second image


It's spinning clockwise in the southern hemisphere. You're seeing the counterclockwise flow of the upper-level outflow of the storm, which is always opposite in orientation to the low-level circulation of the storm.
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18Z GFS caribbean!?!?


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Quoting Civicane49:
Invest 92P:



looks like it spat out a MLC or something...system will develop but the competing circulation is causing a little bit of a problem for it. i give it another 24 hours before we get a depression

and just to be sure, its spinning counterclockwise because its in the southern hemisphere, not because the government flipped the sat image right?

*edit* although i'm a little more convinced at its organization looking at the second image
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Invest 92P:



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It's been a hazy for me. With the southerly winds in Hawaii, the volcanic haze is expected to stick around the islands until Tuesday.

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Still in the process of finishing Sandy, but I figure it can't hurt to show off the TCRs I have done. Completely eliminated the best track from all of them since I have run out of time. I will post two a day until I finish. Here is Bud and Carlotta:

Bud

Carlotta
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This is for 92P.

TPPS10 PGTW 282123
A. TROPICAL DISTURBANCE 92P (SE OF PAPUA NEW GUINEA)
B. 28/2032Z
C. 12.4S
D. 153.4E
E. FIVE/MTSAT
F. T2.0/2.0/D1.0/21HRS STT: D0.5/03HRS
G. IR/EIR
H. REMARKS: 38A/PBO SBC/ANMTN. CONVECTION WRAPS .35 ON LOG10
SPIRAL YIELDING DT OF 2.0. MET AND PT AGREE WITH THE DT. DBO DT.
I. ADDITIONAL POSITIONS:
28/1526Z 12.5S 153.6E MMHS

CASPER




WTPS21 PGTW 282230
MSGID/GENADMIN/JOINT TYPHOON WRNCEN PEARL HARBOR HI//
SUBJ/TROPICAL CYCLONE FORMATION ALERT//
RMKS/
1. FORMATION OF A SIGNIFICANT TROPICAL CYCLONE IS POSSIBLE WITHIN
140 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 11.8S 154.3E TO 13.8S 150.0E
WITHIN THE NEXT 12 TO 24 HOURS. AVAILABLE DATA DOES NOT JUSTIFY
ISSUANCE OF NUMBERED TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNINGS AT THIS TIME.
WINDS IN THE AREA ARE ESTIMATED TO BE 25 TO 30 KNOTS. METSAT IM-
AGERY AT 281732Z INDICATES THAT A CIRCULATION CENTER IS LOCATED
NEAR 12.6S 153.6E. THE SYSTEM IS MOVING WESTWARD AT 02 KNOTS.
2. REMARKS: THE AREA OF CONVECTION PREVIOUSLY LOCATED NEAR 12.0S
154.2E, IS NOW LOCATED NEAR 12.6S 153.6E, APPROXIMATELY 515 NM EAST-
NORTHEAST OF CAIRNS, AUSTRALIA. RECENT ANIMATED INFRARED SATELLITE
IMAGERY SHOWS INCREASING ORGANIZATION AS A CENTRAL DENSE OVERCAST
FEATURE HAS FORMED OVER THE LOW-LEVEL CIRCULATION CENTER (LLCC) WITH
SOME BROKEN FORMATIVE BANDING IN THE SOUTHERN PERIPHERIES. AN 1845Z
SSMIS 37 GHZ MICROWAVE IMAGE ADDITIONALLY SHOWS THE INCREASING
ORGANIZATION AS SHALLOW CONVECTIVE BANDING IS BEGINNING TO WRAP
AROUND THE LLCC, WHICH IS BECOMING MORE DEFINED. UPPER-LEVEL
ANALYSIS REVEALS A POINT SOURCE OF DIVERGENCE HAS DEVELOPED OVER THE
LLCC, GIVING WAY TO LOW VERTICAL WIND SHEAR (05-10 KNOTS) AND
FAVORABLE RADIAL OUTFLOW. THIS FAVORABLE OUTFLOW IS ADDITIONALLY
BEING AIDED BY THE SUBTROPICAL JET SOUTH OF THE SYSTEM. SEA SURFACE
TEMPERATURES REMAIN FAVORABLE FOR DEVELOPMENT, RANGING FROM 29 TO 30
DEGREES CELSIUS. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED SURFACE WINDS ARE ESTIMATED AT 25
TO 30 KNOTS. MINIMUM SEA LEVEL PRESSURE IS ESTIMATED TO BE NEAR 1000
MB. DUE TO THE OVERALL IMPROVING ORGANIZATION OF THE SYSTEM, THE
POTENTIAL FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF A SIGNIFICANT TROPICAL CYCLONE
WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS IS UPGRADED TO HIGH.
3. THIS ALERT WILL BE REISSUED, UPGRADED TO WARNING OR CANCELLED BY
292230Z.//
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Six months ago.

I'm sure Dr. Masters will have a blog about the recovery effects across the Northeast since landfall. It's been all over NBC Nightly News, The Weather Channel, and the internet.

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1139. BtnTx
Quoting aspectre:
Okay, this time I'm sure I hit Plus on 1131, and the WUblog-program reacted as if I had hit Minus.
Anybody else run across that?
not just now as I hit plus with no problem on 1131
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1138. txjac
Quoting aspectre:
Okay, this time I'm sure I hit Plus on 1131, and the WUblog-program reacted as if I had hit Minus.
Anybody else run across that?


Yes, earlier today ...wanted to apologize too
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1137. LargoFl
next weekend we do it all over again gee........
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Okay, this time I'm sure I hit Plus on 1131, and the WUblog-program reacted as if I had hit Minus.
Anybody else run across that?
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1135. LargoFl
going to be a very WET drive to work along the east coast tomorrow,.
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Africa loop
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1133. LargoFl
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PEACHTREE CITY HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR URBAN AREAS AND SMALL STREAMS IN...
MURRAY COUNTY IN NORTHWEST GEORGIA

* UNTIL 1145 PM EDT

* AT 551 PM EDT WEATHER RADAR INDICATED MODERATE TO HEAVY SHOWERS
ACROSS THE SOUTH HALF OF MURRAY COUNTY. SOME ROADS HAVE BEEN
CLOSED.
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