Sunday, April 3, 2011

"The Rainbow Connection"
Kermit The Frog, The Muppet Movie, 1979

Sunday, 4/3 8 PM EDT

TORNADO WATCHES IN IOWA, ILLINOIS, AND WISCONSIN
UNTIL 12 AM CDT

FIRE WARNINGS, OKLAHOMA/KANSAS WITH EVACUATIONS

FIRE WARNINGS, NEW MEXICO WITH EVACUATIONS


A quick look at the National Hazards Map to the left will show a multitude of colors to indicate the wide spectrum of weather events today.

By this afternoon, a new version of the “Water Train” will hit the Pacific Northwest, bringing rain to the Coastal area, and perhaps heavy snow to the Mountains. This system will continue on into the Northern Rockies. Precip will move into the Central Rockies, Great Basin and High Plains by tonight.


The Mid-Atlantic and the Northeast will see precipitation later on Sunday into Monday as a system moves from the Plains, bringing showers and thunderstorms, with snow and sleet to the North. The precipitation will extend into the South by tomorrow morning, with the possibility of severe weather in places.


There will be snowfall today in the Upper Mid-West, and tomorrow in New England.

There are extremely dangerous Fire Situations in areas of the South, The Mid-West, The Plains, and The Southwest.

Advisor Lear

7 comments:

Michael Powell said...

<span>I'm just curious to this topic, but if Foot's Forecast is about educating learnings of Science to students than why is Advisor Lear the only one writing up daily updates on the website?  Are you sure this is about the students?  </span>

Michael

terpguy said...

Michael,
You are unfortunately missing the bulk of our publications. The students post on our many, many Facebook pages. Much of the data is transposed to our "Tabs" (ie. "Eastern," "Forecast Centers", and so on) on this blogsite, and ALL of their FB sites are linked on one, or more of these pages.

Check them out!

One of the "adults" generally writes the Main page (411) and the Stormcast page, as overviews or summaries, frequently using the students' FB forecasts as a starting point.

Thanks for reading.

Lear

terpguy said...

Michael-

Unfortunately, you are missing the bulk of our publications each day.  The students, and there are many,  publish forecasts on Regional Facebook pages.  Some are transposed daily to this blogsite (Eastern, Forecast Centers, and so on) and ALL of the Facebook sites are linked at least once on this site.

Check them out!

The pages that I would sign off on are the 411 (main) page and the Stormcast page.  These are overviews and summaries of the country's weather events, with the regional "FB forecasts" frequently being used as a start.

Thanks for reading!

Lear

terpguy said...

Sorry if you got answered twice...

Michael Powell said...

Mr Lear,

I understand this, but if the students are the show runners, than I would have expected to see them as the stars on the homepage.  I must admit getting around on this site is a bit confusing, one page takes me to a facebook page and another takes me to a forecast page on the site.  But I am never really sure which link takes me where.  Even if the students do have all these pages where they forecast, the format tends to degrade people from finding them.  I'm here becasue I like to see the students develop their "own" work.  Thanks for allowing me to critique.

Michael

terpguy said...

Michael-

Thank you for your interest. We are in the process of (once again) upgrading out website to solve some of the problems that you have listed. We are also trying to transition students into producing the main page. One of the problem is that they ARE students, and have a large load on their available time. Once again, their hard work is found on the various linked sites throughout this blog.

Anonymous said...

I'll make with it until that blog is upgraded!