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    Severe Weather Events Paper and Presentation Hurricanes form only in warm ocean waters near the equator. Cumulonimbus clouds are present, the warm air over the ocean rises and high and low air pressure pushes new warm air. Then air rises and begin to swirl. Storms north of the equator tend to spin counterclockwise while storms south spin clockwise. When the storm keeps rotating quickly an eye forms, and when the winds reach 39 mph it is officially a called a tropical storm. And when the storm reaches

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    To people who follow weather on a regular basis, this might be a silly question, but to others who are not regular weather watchers the question is what dynamics create severe thunderstorms, and the safety precautions that the public need to be aware of. The National Weather Service defines a severe thunderstorm as having large hail at least three-quarter inches and/or damaging winds, at least 58 mph. Thunderstorms are most likely in the spring and summer months and occur in the late afternoon and

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    events gave insight to the causes that prevented flight 1420 from landing safely in Little Rock. Prior to America Airlines Flight 1420 departure, the crew received their preflight paperwork, which included several weather advisories from both the NWS and American Airlines. The weather reports indicated “wide spread thunderstorms” along the planned flight route. In addition, the paperwork included two alternate airports, Dallas/ Fort Worth and

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    Moore Tornado Case Study

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    The 1999 Bridge Creek–Moore tornado (locally referred to as the May 3 tornado) was an extremely powerful F5 tornado in which the highest wind speeds ever measured globally, 301 miles per hour (484 km/h), were recorded by a Doppler on Wheels (DOW) radar. The tornado devastated southern portions of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, along with surrounding suburbs and towns during the early evening of May 3, 1999. Throughout its 85-minute existence, the tornado covered 38 miles (61 km), destroying thousands of

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    1. Explain how observed teleconnection patterns can help in the preparation of a seasonal weather forecast. So the simple way of explaining a teleconnection is a warmer and cooler pacific can influence rainfall. “we saw how a vast warming (El Niño) or cooling (La Niña) of the equatorial tropical Pacific can affect the weather in different regions of the world” (Ahrens, 2015, p.271). These major storms as we learned in earlier chapters affect people in many regions of the world. A seasonal forecast

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    Fire Case Study

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    Call the MLS Coordinator or Facilities Technician Snow: 1. Keep the weather radio on, check the internet or weather app on cell phone during winter and spring. Subscribe to automated weather alerts on the Mobile Library’s or your personal cell phone 2. Keep close eye on the roads. Use information from the weather radio, patrons, newscasts, etc. to make the decision to return 3. If conditions deteriorate, call the MLS Coordinator 4. Close

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    extreme weather. The less severe of these three would be extreme weather. Even though one would think that this issue would be very severe, but with this issue only happening a small percentage of the time, I consider it the lesser of the three issues. The second issue, which is more severe than the weather, would be hazardous waste. With things like household and industrial waste. The last and most severe is distracted driving. Starting with the less severe issue. We look at extreme weather being

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    Tornado Script

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    Script By: Rachel Lee My name is Rachel Lee. What is severe weather? Is a tornado a type of severe weather? If you want to know, it is yes. A tornado is a type of severe weather. A tornado is a violent, and narrow row of air that moves fast in a circular way, which comes from a thunderstorm to the earth. Tornadoes are recognized or known as cyclones. Cyclones can also be hurricanes, typhoons, or more. They are storms that counts as severe weather and move quickly around in a circular way. A tornado

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    What Is Tornado Threats?

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    A tornado is a violent usually characteristics by a twisting, funnel shaped cloud that is caused by a thunderstorm or a hurricane. It is produced when a coo, air mass meets hot air mass and forces the warm air mass to rise over the cool air mass very rapidly. Most of the damage from a tornado is a result of high wind velocity and wind blown debris. Most tornadoes occur during the months of March through August,butt hey can occur during any time of the year. They also seem to strike in the evening

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    Most of the tornadoes take on the appearance of a narrow funnel, a few hundred yards (meters) across, with a small cloud of debris near the ground. The Tornadoes may be obscured completely by rain or dust. These tornadoes are especially dangerous, as even experienced meteorologists might not see them. The Tornadoes can appear in many shapes and sizes. According Russian international news agency, they classify the tornado in three broad classes based on the shape. They are water spout, land spout

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