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    Observations 7-14th June Curtain Raiser

    loving these pics!!
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    Day to Day WA & Perth weather

    Good morning Perth!
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    Anyone skied China?

    Well I’m in Beijing right now and can officially report that downtown the skiing is shit. Thank you and goodnight.
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    Typhoon WPAC Typhoon Saola

    Cleaned up some silly shit.
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    Hurricane Hurricane Irma

    A couple more before they tell me to turn my phone off. WV shows some dry air to the nw. I hope this helps slow down reintensification after current ERC which can be seen on the collection below (esp 37GHz MW)
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    Hurricane Hurricane Irma

    Got it ... shitty internet did it via 3G MW shows #Irma undergoing an ERC with concentric eyewalls
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    Hurricane Hurricane Irma

    Grr my favourite sat webpage is refusing to respond, it could be shitty internet where I am at the moment (Bandar airport in Brunei) or it could be overloaded. Could someone see if they can get and post the latest MW image?... apparently Irma is forming a double eyewall as part of an ERC.
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    Hurricane Hurricane Irma

    But you'd have to think in this case land interaction also has a very significant influence, essentially the cane "rolls" along the land as the western winds are slowed.
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    Hurricane Hurricane Irma

    Poleward motion of cyclones is caused by a number of influencing factors, the main (as I understand it) being Coriolis and the beta effect.
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    Hurricane Hurricane Irma

    Latest jtwc
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    Hurricane Hurricane Irma

    A bit of scaremongering there: love the scary colours ... here is reality
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    Hurricane Hurricane Irma

    Brad @Darb the P3s have a top speed of ~400kts. that is about double the top speed of the strongest winds in a 'cane. that helps reduce the turbulence significantly since it is is the differential speed which matters. also the plane my be flying into or against the wind, again it is the relative...
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    Hurricane Hurricane Irma

    The "current" 06zulu (GMT) 6/9/17 is calibrated, the rest is the jtwc best estimate.
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    Hurricane Hurricane Irma

    Degrading due to land interaction but slight movement changes could change that
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    Hurricane Hurricane Irma

    Currently gusts to 195 kts that is 361km/h ... latest JTWC
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    Hurricane Hurricane Irma

    The twittersphere is having a meltdown after the latest gfs run which has her bullseying Miami at 880 hPa ?!?!? So early it is a bit alarmist and unhelpful.
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    Hurricane Hurricane Irma

    Track has shifted westward. Still a long way out, but that is the wrong direction
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    Hurricane Hurricane Irma

    She is just soooooooo..... bloooooddddyyyyy slllowwwww sucking up all that moisture and heat in a beautiful low shear environment that she is dragging with her: Check out this anim of shear and tendency, see the low shear zone just following her...