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2016-11-18 Meteorology (Weather) - dust devil rotation:

Hi Terry    Let's start with this: In the northern hemisphere the winds around low pressure areas rotate counter clock-wise.    Most major weather systems are influenced by temperature and pressure gradient

2016-11-18 Meteorology (Weather) - Why low pressure at Front:

Hi Terry,     I've heard a few theories on why this is the case, but this is the explanation that makes the most sense to me. To the west of the front, the sinking air warms more rapidly, but it's still

2016-11-17 Meteorology (Weather) - Lightning in Maracaibo:

Hi Edwin    "Catatumbo" lightning is caused by the local terrain configuration. For more info, see below:      http://stormhighway.com/catatumbo.php    http://www.iflscience.com/environment/theres-place-earth-experiences-12-million-

2016-11-11 Meteorology (Weather) - Query re Maunder minimum:

Hi Geoff    I think it may be possible but I'm not worried about it. Take a look at the enclosed links:    http://www.slate.com/blogs/future_tense/2015/07/13/sunspot_cycles_won_t_cause_a_

2016-10-23 Meteorology (Weather) - Flying in Bad air:

Hi Kevin    Looking at:    http://nomads.ncdc.noaa.gov/ncep/dates    http://nomads.ncdc.noaa.gov/ncep-charts/hires/20160607/fm2dot.00HR.100MB.HGT.ISO    http://nomads.ncdc.noaa

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