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By: Skyepony, 5:13 AM GMT on February 03, 2011
A site to check out storms.
A place to check for invests
MIT storm forecast & intensity models
When to plant what & how in Florida, South Carolina.
February brings North FL the 1st chance to plant a taste of summer. For SFL it's the last month to plant near most the remaining winter plants. Statewide, lazy gardeners may want to hold off on planting summer veggies suitable to their zones til more the end of the month. Some cold weather is expected, that would kill little corn unless it was well mulched in something like leaves raked from the lawn or in something that could be brought in. * means last month to plant.
North FL Plant cucumbers, eggplant, peppers, tomatoes- beets, Broccoli*, cabbage, Carrots, cauliflower*, celery, kale*, Kohlrabi, leek, lettuce, Mustard, bunching onions, parsley, snow peas, potatoes, radish & turnips.
Central FL Get out the summer seeds!!!..Plant~ All beans, cantaloupes, corn, cucumber, eggplant, peppers, sweet potatoes, pumpkin, all squash, tomatoes, watermelon, beets*, carrots, celery*, collards, leek, mustard, parsley, snow peas, potatoes*, radish & turnips*.
South FL Plant ALL beans, corn, cucumbers, eggplant, southern Peas, peppers, sweet potatoes, pumpkin, All squash, tomatoes, watermelon, beets*, carrots*, collards*, Kohlrabi*, bunching onions, Sweet peas*, radish, turnips*.
From the moon calender of the Farmer's Almanac
25th-27th Neither Plant Nor Sow On These Barren Days.
28th Any Root Crops That Can Be Planted Now Will Do Well.
Warm & dry with foggy nights & mornings.
NHC Tropical Disscusion
Local text Products
Local Forecast Graphics.
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ECFL TDWR High Definition Radar
Wind & Sea....Rip Current....Flood.......Lightning.....Severe Hail...Severe Winds....Tornados........cold............Fire
These will update automatically with conditions.
Credit~NWS More East Central FL Graphical Hazard maps & these full size are available there.
Local NWS Hazardous Weather Outlook
Watching for rain & minimum temps..
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Surfers & Surge
cool wave watch graphic
NOAA Wave Watch III
Red Tide (FL & TX)
Melbourne NEXRAD Radar
NOAA Satellite Services ~ I like the RGB by day, rainbow at night with some Water Vapor thrown in once in a while.
Rainman Weather 3-D Radar
Good place to keep up & look at invests.
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
NHC Aircraft Reconnaissance
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850mb Relitive Vorticity..................300-850mb Steering
weekly CPC report is out.
Create your own visitor map ....Skywarn Activation
Updated: 7:52 PM GMT on February 27, 2011