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NASA Computer Simulation Shows 2017 Hurricane Tracks

This computer simulation from NASA shows just how interconnected the world is. https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/cgi-bin/details.cgi?aid=12772&button=recent The computer simulation runs from August 1 through November 1, 2017. It follows hurricanes that tracked over the Atlantic Ocean this fall, letting you see how dust … Continue reading

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Night-glowing Clouds

I saw these clouds outside my back door last night, just as the sun was setting.   I think they are noctilucent clouds — nocti means nigh and lucent means glowing or shining. Noctilucent clouds form when there is a … Continue reading

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Colorado Monsoons

The weatherman is calling for thunderstorms tonight, as “monsoon moisture returns to the state.” I always feel weather forecasters are a little presumptuous calling summer moisture in Colorado monsoons.  I mean, although we can have the occasional gully-washer, our piddly … Continue reading

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