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Weather Observations

Zigzag Clouds Colored by Sunset

I was struck by the zigzag formation of the clouds a little after sunset late this afternoon (sun is now setting around 4:30 pm). I am guessing this is an indication there were different wind speeds at different levels of … Continue reading

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Wind and Water in Silver Bay (part 1)

I was pretty excited to watch the wind and water interact in Silver Bay, so I wanted to get a couple of videos I shot posted sooner rather than later. I’ll write more and post it with the pictures and … Continue reading

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View from Harbor Point

Stiff north or east winds often accompany these clear and cold stretches of weather. Fortunately, for the most part, where I live in the downtown area does not get hit by these winds. Gavan Hill, the Sisters and Verstovia seem … Continue reading

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Windy Weather 

Conditions out at the Cape Edgecumbe buoy are fierce today. Could be worse though, the other day I saw there were 50+ foot seas south of the Alaska penninsula during a storm there. I often wonder what it would be … Continue reading

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No Accumulation (so far)

I didn’t end up taking any pictures today, but there was some snow on colder surfaces (like vehicles) first thing this morning. There wasn’t really any on the ground, and even the snow on vehicles melted off on its own … Continue reading

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A Taste of Winter?

Today’s weather continued the recent trend of clouds to the south of town, blue skies to the north (and somewhat to the east). Forecasts were calling for high winds, but things were reasonably calm in town. A look out towards … Continue reading

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