Weather Geek Hobbyist who checks in on occasion with tongue planted firmly in cheek
By: QuarkWizard, 9:24 PM GMT on September 04, 2010
Okay, I know - broken record even after some outstanding days of late. But come on. What has happened to the fairly accurate forecasts of late? I believe I have it figured out...In the late 1960's and early 1970's the US Weather Bureau, soon to re-label National Weather Service, began purchase and installation of computerized weather prediction computers. Soon after that humans were removed from too many weather offices only to be replaced by mechanized 'observation...
By: QuarkWizard, 3:56 PM GMT on July 20, 2010
I've got a few extra minutes here... I'd like to get some yard work started, but rain most of the day does not constitute 'Party Sunny'. It continues to amaze me that even with millions of dollars of the highest tech equipment and global satellites, the 'science' can't seem to prognosticate weather correctly more than about 30 minutes into the future. I'm not slamming the people here, after all they are only going with what a Machine is telling them and we all know ...
By: QuarkWizard, 12:00 AM GMT on June 25, 2010
Well, its been over a month since I posted the last entry, something relating to things appearing to be actually cooling down. That old cycle of Weather at it again. And all this while, at least for the last couple decades at least, there are those who have been profiting from some made up story about Global Warming. Plus, I'm really surprised that the last few posts haven't had some of those GW advocates flying out of the woodwork like Banshees as they would in the...
By: QuarkWizard, 4:37 AM GMT on May 13, 2010
Statement as of 8:16 PM EDT on May 12, 2010... Record coldest high temperature set at Avoca, PA...A record coldest high temperature for May 12th of 48 degrees was setat the Scranton Wilkes Barre Airport in Avoca, PA today. This breaksthe old record of 50 set in 1996.------------------------------------It sure was better when we had Global Warming. I used to switch off the heat mid-April but now... very inconvenient.QW
By: QuarkWizard, 8:42 PM GMT on April 29, 2010
Nearby...- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -Record ReportStatement as of 01:53 am EDT on April 29, 2010... Record daily maximum snowfall set at Avoca PA... A record snowfall of a trace was set at Avoca PA yesterday. This ties the old record of a trace set in 1987.- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -This is great news. It appears to show that Global Warming is coming to a close. We have done our jobs by cutting back on Greenhouse Gas Emissions. Bravo to us all...