The Charleston radar is running again after the dual-pol upgrade. Dual-polarization data isn’t flowing to most people yet — based on my experience with the upgrade at Sterling, VA earlier this year, a day or two of calibration is still needed before the products are turned on over the Level III data stream (which serves […]
It’s cool to be getting a few scans of live Level II dual-pol data from the Charleston radar site tonight, presumably as testing continues on the upgrade. This particular screenshot shows the Correlation Coefficient product, which essentially helps a radar operator identify what’s precipitation and what isn’t. One way meteorologists use the CC product (called […]
TLC was once a public channel? It was privatized before my time, which is why I never knew. I do remember its programming during the ’90s (a lot of which was still really good) before the shift to more commercially-viable programming in this decade. (Boy, it’s a sad state of affairs when educational programming is […]
ABC 33/40 in Birmingham covers the concept of “high pressure wedge” — such a weather pattern is in force today. We’ll see more high pressure wedges as the winter rolls on. If you love this cooler weather, it won’t be around to see tomorrow; if you hate this cooler weather, it’ll be much nicer tomorrow […]
Ever wondered what Chuck Woolery was up to? I don’t agree with his politics but the videos are pretty entertaining.
Wedge is probably the best App.net client for Mac so far, with an easy interface and frequent improvements. Remember when Twitter had this kind of energy and enthusiasm around it?
The Weather Channel is having a Google+ Hangout to discuss the naming of winter storms tomorrow at 1 ET. Noteworthy: Several feet of snow have been dumped on northern Minnesota by an unnamed early-season winter storm.
N — ChuckGrassley (@ChuckGrassley) October 4, 2012
The live stream of this search term is just nuts. Here’s a widget you can watch it with: Tweets about “#savebigbird”
Will be keeping an eye on the debate for a little while tonight. What better way to try the new WordPress live blog plugin than to try live-blogging the debate? Here we go…