Arctic Oscillation

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Over the past couple weeks I have been trying to show all the variables which go into a winter forecast.  Today will be a discussion on the Arctic Circle and Climatology.  The feature image is of my own creation… The … Continued

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Pacific Decadal Oscillation

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Over the past couple weeks I have been posting all the stuff that goes into a winter forecast and all the variables – Lake Michigan, Atmospheric Circulation, the possible La Nina late this fall/early winter, Arctic Oscillation and North Atlantic Oscillation … Continued

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October 2017!!

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  We had a very interesting September here in west Michigan. The month started out cold with the first 12 days well below average in the temperature department and on the somewhat dry side. From the 13th on it became … Continued

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Wet and Gloomy

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Now here is something we haven’t had for awhile – a moist and gloomy day.  We have had a nice steady rain here at the station since 4am.  We have seen .29 of an inch since midnight bringing our total … Continued

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Atmospheric Circulation

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Another piece of the winter forecast puzzle is atmospheric circulation.  The circulation of wind in the atmosphere is driven by the rotation of the earth and the incoming energy from the sun. Wind circulates in each hemisphere in three distinct … Continued

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