Weather 101 Segments from 2011


January 4th – Veering and Backing winds

January 11th – Freezing Rain

January 17th – Air Pressure

January 24th – Water Vapor

January 31st – Use of Water Vapor Imagery


February 7th – Weather Folklore (Swallows)

February 14th – Air Masses (repeat topic)

February 21st – Elevated Convection (repeat topic)

February 28th – Attenuation


March 7th – Teleconnection patterns

March 14th – Weather maps and station model plots

March 21st – Station Models

March 28th – Hurricane prediction models


April 4th – GFDL history

April 12th – GFDL configuration

April 18th – GFDL performance

April 25th – TV Weather Radar


May 9th – Weather Radar Bands

May 16th – Dual Pol Radar and Phased Array Radar

May 23rd – Phased Array advantages

May 27th – Wedge Tornadoes


June 13th – NSSL

June 20th – Dr. Ted Fujita

June 27th – VORTEx


July 5th – CINH

July 11th – Virtual Temperature

July 18th – Climate Normals

July 25th – Why a new set of normal?


August 1st – Storm Surge

August 8th – Eye of a hurricane

August 15th – Rain Bands of a tropical system

August 22nd – Hurricane sizes

August 29th – Dvorak Technique


September 5th – Weather Folklore (First and last strong cold fronts)

September 12th – Cloud Characteristics

September 19th – Scatterometer

September 26th – Samuel Langley


October 4th – Wx… Where did it come from?

October 10th – Range Gate

October 24 – NPOES

October 31st – Early Understanding of Air


November 7th – The Atmosphere (repeat topic)

November 14th – Radiation

November 21st – Energy Budget

November 28th – Hydrologic Cycle


December 5th – Earth Science

December 12th – Scoville Scale

December 19th – Kelvin Helmholtz Wave Clouds

December 26th – 2011 Weather Tragedies