A Skew-T is a handy tool for forecasters. It can tell you a lot about what is happening in the atmosphere. It gives temperature, dewpoint and wind readings throughout the atmosphere – from top to bottom – for a single point on the map. A “forecast sounding” is displayed using a Skew-T. Think of a forecast sounding as a way… Read more →
Dakota and Okay Let’s Science are back with a look at the 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season. It doesn’t need much of an introduction. While not like 2005, the 2017 season was still a very active year for the United States. Between Harvey, Irma, and Maria, we were all glad when 2017 was over. More from Dakota here:
The American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting was earlier this month in Austin, Texas. It was awesome. It is where a bunch of meteorologists, climatologists and atmospheric scientists come together to chat about, work with, and try and solve all of the worlds weather woes. The research is amazing. The people are brilliant. Here is a recap from Dakota and Okay… Read more →
It isn’t funny. It isn’t creative. It isn’t respectful. It is old. It is tired. Many meteorologists spent more than four years in school or time in the military to get where they are today. They spent their time, energy and money to crafting and honing a skill that protects life and property for every citizen of the United States… Read more →
Dakota with Okay Let’s Science is back with a look at the newest GOES satellite in orbit!