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re: Is there anyone here who still doesn't believe in climate change? - Duke
[quote]So if we heat up does this mean more rain? [/quote] Yes in general. Higher temperatures mean more water vapor in the air. [quote]Isn’t that evaporative cooling?[/quote] When it evaporates, yes. Then it condenses when it falls back as rain. So net even on the latent heat exchange. ...
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re: Is there anyone here who still doesn't believe in climate change? - Duke
[quote] I dont buy in to the "we are fricked if we arent carbon neutral by 2035 type logic." I[/quote] I get that because obviously it's not planet ending for us or anything, it just makes mitigation in the future more challenging the longer developed and developing countries get to carbon neutra...
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re: Is there anyone here who still doesn't believe in climate change? - Duke
[quote]So ask yourself why we have been ignoring nuclear? We could end this shite tomorrow if it was really a crisis.[/quote] The initial cost is enormous. France has shown how effective it can be if you are willing to sink the initial cost but there's not much will for that in America. Otherw...
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re: Is there anyone here who still doesn't believe in climate change? - Duke
[quote]Proved CO2 lagged temp[/quote] It obviously would. Water holds less CO2 at higher temperatures, thus releasing it into the atmosphere. It doesn't disprove the hypothesis that additional CO2 reflects more energy back to the surface than not adding CO2. ...
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re: Louisiana Ice Storm Thread *Winter Storm Warning* - Duke
[quote]I'd love to be somewhere like this where they can handle it. [/quote] I actually am somewhere they handle it well for the next few months. All the county roads get plowed by morning when we get snow. Don't have to worry about pipes. It's really not bad at all, frick the worst part of it ...
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re: Simple question for anyone complaining about the situation in Texas - Duke
It's the power grid, a fundamental piece of infrastructure for modern life. You have a situation where the market doesn't incentivize mitigating enough risk when you're talking about something that you need working for modern life to function. This is where government is useful, to require them ...
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re: Louisiana Ice Storm Thread *Winter Storm Warning* - Duke
Candle (even a small one) and a coffee tin makes a decent heater in a pinch. ...
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re: Louisiana Ice Storm Thread *Winter Storm Warning* - Duke
[quote]the sky is clearing here in Alexandria... clouds moving out and the sun is shining yet the temperature isn't rebounding much at all [/quote] Gotta melt some ice and snow off first. ...
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re: Louisiana Ice Storm Thread *Winter Storm Warning* - Duke
[quote]RummelTiger[/quote] Once in a lifetime kind of snow band over you tonight. You know, for Austin. ...
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re: Louisiana Ice Storm Thread *Winter Storm Warning* - Duke
[quote]that shield of freezing rain pushing in off the gulf is going to really kick the numbers up in BR [/quote] Yeah, that's separate from the big band later this morning....
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re: Louisiana Ice Storm Thread *Winter Storm Warning* - Duke
[quote]For what?[/quote] Who cares? Flamethrower. ...
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re: Louisiana Ice Storm Thread *Winter Storm Warning* - Duke
[quote]Look I really appreciate you but I am a retired grunt can you help me understand? [/quote] I'm just showing where the lifting mechanisms are that will make the precip happen and how it is spreading into Louisiana and eastern Texas now. Low pressure will follow that and increase the covera...
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re: Louisiana Ice Storm Thread *Winter Storm Warning* - Duke
[img]https://www.spc.noaa.gov/exper/mesoanalysis/s15/300mb/300mb_sf.gif?1613358799303[/img] Divergence aloft provides lift and enhanced precipitation. This also helps surface lows form. You see that over the W gulf where the low pressure center is going to form. This divergence is going to spread...
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re: Louisiana Ice Storm Thread *Winter Storm Warning* - Duke
[img]https://www.tropicaltidbits.com/analysis/models/sounding/images/hrrr_2021021500_fh12_sounding_30.50N_91.12W.png[/img] [img]https://www.tropicaltidbits.com/analysis/models/sounding/images/hrrr_2021021500_fh14_sounding_30.52N_91.06W.png[/img] HRRR for BR tomorrow. This depicts hours of ...
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re: Louisiana Ice Storm Thread *Winter Storm Warning* - Duke
[img]https://www.spc.noaa.gov/exper/mesoanalysis/s15/dvvr/dvvr_sf.gif?1613351261716[/img] Bunch of convergence at the surface down there in the gulf near the south Texas coast. That's where our low is forming....
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re: Louisiana Ice Storm Thread *Winter Storm Warning* - Duke
[quote]By any chance are you saying the interstate from the Florida panhandle to Baton Rouge will be safe to travel on? No ice? I’m hoping that’s what you are saying.[/quote] Nope. Try again....
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re: Louisiana Ice Storm Thread *Winter Storm Warning* - Duke
[quote]They have the highest totals shifted east in that Monroe to Memphis corridor.[/quote] Gotcha. Could happen if they are thinking the surface low forms and tracks a little farther east. ...
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re: Louisiana Ice Storm Thread *Winter Storm Warning* - Duke
[quote]No they say that's for Monday.[/quote] They gotta make the most of their potential eyeballs then. I mean, you could sell me on a case where a foot actually happens tomorrow for that region but hardly a base case. What do they have farther west? 3.50 feet?...
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re: Louisiana Ice Storm Thread *Winter Storm Warning* - Duke
[quote]BluegrassBelle[/quote] You're going to hate snow by the end of this week. :lol:...
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re: Louisiana Ice Storm Thread *Winter Storm Warning* - Duke
Round one and round two combined? I don't see anything on a model supporting that for this storm at least....
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