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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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2017-03-04 Monthly mean temperature 'inversions':

Hi Vince    See if these help:      https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/extremes/cei/graph/us/cei/01-12    https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cdo-web/datasets    https://gis.ncdc.noaa.gov/geoportal/catalog/search/resource/details

2017-03-01 Monthly mean temperature 'inversions':

Hi Vince    2016-17 has been unusual in that the jet stream has been displace further west and north than normal thus allowing warmer air into the central and eastern USA. It is not a frequent occurrence

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

 

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