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  • Birthday 02/07/1985

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  • Four Letter Airport Code For Weather Obs (Such as KDCA)
    KCLT
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    Charlotte, NC
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  1. BFF

    December 8-10 Winter Storm Obs

    starting to see a decent amount of flakes now near fairview and providence
  2. BFF

    December 8-10, 2018 Winter Storm

    The heavy showers that we have been getting are perhaps cooling the column down faster than the models are expecting. FWIW, 1z HRRR initialized about 3-4 degrees too warm for CLT.
  3. BFF

    December 8-10 Winter Storm Obs

    The precipitation rate is higher down here right now. As rates come up for your area, the temperature should drop some.
  4. BFF

    December 8-10, 2018 Winter Storm

    Brad P doing a storm update now
  5. BFF

    December 8-10 Winter Storm Obs

    34.5/31.3 near providence and fairview edit: 34.3/31.2
  6. BFF

    December 8-10 Winter Storm Obs

    Temp steadily dropping with the onset of heavier precip. Sleet mixed with rain near Providence and Fairview. 35.2/32.7
  7. BFF

    December 8-10, 2018 Winter Storm

    35 hour output from HRRR is useless.
  8. BFF

    December 8-10, 2018 Winter Storm

    Not a bad sounding right there for CLT at H42. Fully saturated in the DGZ.
  9. BFF

    December 8-10, 2018 Winter Storm

    GSP is discounting the NAM’s thermal profiles: “The NAM is substantially warmer with temps aloft than any of the global models we have at our disposal. For now the NAM profiles are being discounted and not used in the fcst process, not only due to the consensus in the other guidance, but to help maintain better forecast continuity” Also, they are thinking the mountains are going to see a larger percentage of the precip fall as sleet: “"Snow" totals have declined by a few inches over the northern GA/SC zones and in the more western NC mtns, as more of the QPF is now expected to fall as sleet.”
  10. BFF

    December 8-10, 2018 Winter Storm

    switch to radar (rain/frozen)
  11. BFF

    December 8-10, 2018 Winter Storm

    Believe it or not, there is far more to meteorology than model hugging. Some would do well to bone up on the basics instead of blurting out their IMBY reaction to the latest model run.
  12. BFF

    December 8-10, 2018 Winter Storm

    Brad P's livestream.
  13. BFF

    December 8-10, 2018 Winter Storm

    As natbright posted above, it is from their hazardous weather briefing page. It is located 2/3 of the way down on the left. https://www.weather.gov/gsp/brief
  14. BFF

    December 8-10, 2018 Winter Storm

  15. BFF

    December 8-10, 2018 Winter Storm

    Speaking of Brad P, he is doing a live stream some time around 8:30.
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