I live in the central portion of Galveston county. I am exactly 1/4 of a mile SW of the Houston/Galveston NWS. Just near the cone of silence on radar
By: RitaEvac, 7:17 PM GMT on November 19, 2014
The following is from meteorologist Jeff Lindner in Houston, TX. He has wrote about the urban heat island that is skewing with temperature readings on cold radiational cooling nights. This is probably also happening in the hot summer months as well.
The Urban Heat Core: Houston, TX
"It has been known for a long time that urban sprawl can alter temperature and weather patterns on local scales. This was first studied in Atlanta in the 1990’s ...
Updated: 9:51 PM GMT on November 21, 2014
By: RitaEvac, 7:46 PM GMT on February 08, 2012
2009-2010 Report: Space storm alert: 90 seconds from catastrophe
It is midnight on 22 September 2012 and the skies above Manhattan are filled with a flickering curtain of colorful light. Few New Yorkers have seen the aurora this far south but their fascination is short-lived. Within a few seconds, electric bulbs dim and flicker, then become unusually bright for a fleeting moment. Then all the lights in the state go out. Within 90 seconds, the entire easte...
Updated: 10:01 PM GMT on December 10, 2012
By: RitaEvac, 9:26 PM GMT on October 05, 2008
The following is by Houston Meteorologist Jeff Lindner:
"The following is the damage assessment that has been conducted over the past 2 weeks. I went to Galveston Island on Monday and Bolivar on Tuesday with a HCFCD survey team to gather high water marks. I have attached a before picture (taken in May when I was in Galveston for the State Hurricane Conference) and the after (taken on Monday).
The first week after Ike the focus was across SE ...
Updated: 7:19 PM GMT on November 19, 2014