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Any questions (except private) answered from the 1st grade level on up pertaining to any aspect of Weather. I am a 20 year member of the American Meteorological society and a long time forecaster of eastern United States snow storms and Hurricanes.

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Recent Answers from Donald Rosenfeld

2017-02-22 Weather charts:

Hi Alex    An isobar is a line on a surface weather map that indicates atmospheric barometric pressure that is the same reading on all points on that line.    An isallobar is a line on a surface weather

2017-01-27 Weather for Illinois, Ohio, and Indiana.:

Hi Terry    The great lakes is a good source of moisture for precipitation all year around. But, in addition,  those three states are often the entry point from Canada of cold fronts, Alberta clippers

2017-01-03 clarification re: lightning and thunder:

Hi Bobbi    I would say that a threat for harm from a thunderstorm would be that thunder would be near but  a strike from overhead would result in thunder heard simultaneously or slightly after the stroke

2017-01-01 lightning and thunder:

Hi Bobbi    Light and lightning is faster than sound. So, it would be likely that a cloud to ground lightning strike directly above you could not be heard prior to the lightning hitting the ground.   

2016-12-25 Inconsistencies on weather page:

Hi Richard    Typically the lowest temperature for a 24 hour day occurs around 4 to 5 am (an hour before sunrise); however, if a weather system , high or low pressure, cold /warm fronts, are in the area

 

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