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World Storms vs April Gardens

By: Skyepony, 4:15 AM GMT on April 01, 2010

Atlantic~

East Pacific

Central Pacific

West Pacific

Indian Ocean

Southern Hemisphere
24S Sean


A site to check out storms.
A place to check for invests
MIT storm forecast & intensity models
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Garden~ IT'S TRASHY TOMATO TIME!!!

We got alot of fun & free food out of this contest last year. There is rumored plantings already going on in WunderGardens across the land. No worries about any later start contest isn't over til everyone gets a killing frost or sometime next February (which every comes 1st). All you do is fill either a planter container or a hole in the ground with compostable trash, plant in the middle a young tomato plant (note the date), share pictures of it with us on Weather Underground & water most days when it doesn't rain. Best, trashiest..the winners kind of name themselves..

Here is our Best in Show from last year.. SBKaren's beauty...


When to plant what & how in Florida. (scroll down about 2/3rds)


North FL last month to plant bush & pole beans, canalopes, collards, corn, cucumber, pepper, pumpkin, summer squash, tomatoes. Turnips & watermelon. Also plant Lima Beans, eggplant, mustard, southern peas, sweet potatoes

In Central FL as the seasons change to hot, April is the last month to plant Bush, pole & lima beans, as well as cantaloupes. Also plant okra, southern peas, sweet potatoes.

South FL April is the last month to plant bush, pole & lima beans as well as southern Peas. Also plant sweet potatoes.

From the moon calender of the Farmer's Almanac

April 2010
29th-30th Good Days For Planting Beets, Carrots, Radishes, Turnips, Peanuts, And Other Root Crops. Also Good For Cabbage, Cauliflower, Lettuce, Kale, Celery, And Other Leafy Vegetables. Start Seedbeds.
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Satellite views from around the world, pick your view GOES EAST WEST 10 & 13, MET-IOCD, MET-PRIME, MTSAT, FY2C or KALPANA, ..(this links to a nice shot of Europe you can choose from there).

Models/ what not~
Local Meso Model (well it covers most the state)~ lots of informative blue bars, each a different model, above it to click on too. Forecasts weather for the nexr 24 hrs.
FSU Model page
Comparing different models shear, steering & percipitation loops.
Current weather extremes

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Tropical Atlantic

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Updated: 11:26 AM GMT on April 30, 2010

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