Category Archives: Commentary

Soundings Today

I didn’t do my normal forecasting today, as I felt like sleeping in and hanging out with my family. Last night’s (00 Z) upper air sounding from Albuquerque shows the high lapse rate.  Notice the steep slope from bottom right … Continue reading

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New Format

I will be evaluating how to conduct this blog over the next few days.  In two weeks, I will move to Boulder for six weeks, and so I may post “Colorado Weather” instead of “New Mexico Weather”.  I still want … Continue reading

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No APRS

I am getting geared up for the Storm Chase, but I cannot seem to get my APRS system up and running.  I haven’t ran APRS in several years, and thought maybe I could get something running by Wednesday.  No dice. … Continue reading

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Prepping for Storm Chasing, Again

I had a nice day off yesterday, but now the preparations begin for the next storm chase. I have been rewiring my vehicle and reinstalling the radios.  I still have quite the “To Do” list before we can go, but … Continue reading

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Magdalena Storm Chase: Day #6

Our sad crew is on the return trip at this time.  We spent the night in Amarillo, TX, at the Camelot Inn after an easy drive from Oklahoma City. The only real threat of severe weather in the country today … Continue reading

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Switching to Severe Storm Mode

As storm chase season approaches, I will stop posting local weather forecasts, and instead turn my attention to the Great Plains. Right now, I am scheduled to chase: April 29 – May 4 with Magdalena High School (NM) May 10 … Continue reading

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No Forecast Today

I apologize for not writing a forecast discussion today. We arrived home last night from our annual Christmas trip and found that our beloved cat (Lester) had passed away while we were gone.  I haven’t felt like doing anything.  Maybe … Continue reading

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