Wednesday, April 8, 2009

The Transition

The Seattle Profiler shows the transition to marine air very nicely...(image). You can see the easterly and northerly flow on Tuesday)when it was warm and the change to strong southeries and cooler temps as the marine air came in.

4 comments:

dds4 said...

Hello Cliff and friends, right now the local ski areas are offering great discounts on season passes for next winter . What do we know about winter 09/10? LaNina, neutral, El Nino? How far in advance can these things be predicted? Thanks in advance for any feedback.

Robby said...

Cliff, How do you interpret these prolifer graphics? they look like a bunch of lines and squiggles to me.

Cliff Mass Weather Blog said...

Rob,
The lines are temperatures, the x axis is time in UTC (same as GMT), and the ordinate (y axis is height). Wind are plotted with the flags. So you can see how conditions have changed above Seattle in time...cliff

mainstreeter said...

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