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Drought Plateau

“Enchanted Light | New Mexico” by Jim Crotty is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0   That’s typical. No sooner had I reported on the jet stream being stalled, resulting in cooler, damper weather, than it whipped up north of us … Continue reading

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Drought Returning

Since the last report where the drought level was easing due to low temperatures and wet conditions, things are picking up again. While Droughtman seized the opportunity to point out that the wildfire hazard was low, it didn’t last. We’ve … Continue reading

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Jet Stream – Related Phenomena

Cloud of the Day – Other Phenomena Related to the Jet Stream As promised in the original post on the jet stream, today’s post will cover related phenomena such as the polar vortex and the Southern Oscillation. You will recall … Continue reading

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Jet Stream

Cloud of the Day – Jet Stream The jet stream was discovered by Japanese meteorologist Wasaburo Ooishi when making over 1200 balloon observations of high altitude winds between 1923 and 1925. This information was later used when the Japanese launched … Continue reading

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